Some Design Considerations During Construction

by Mark E. Killion, Killion Engineering, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Structural Design, Analysis and Testing


Certain construction failures are discussed with associated design conditions leading to these failures. Some points of interest for engineers involved with construction equipment designs are mentioned. A design criteria is addressed that will permit a safe and not overly conservative design for scaffolds and will also satisfy the design criteria set forth by OSHA.

Subject Headings: Occupational safety | Structural design | Construction equipment | Failure analysis | Structural safety | Construction sites | Structural failures

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