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ASCE: How To Keep Civil Engineers Safe at Work, In The Field

November 17, 2022
Thornton Tomasetti engineers inspecting Kosciuszko Bridge in 2017. Thornton Tomasetti

From busy construction sites and active bridges and highways to structural failure investigations and COVID risks, engineers can encounter a number of potentially dangerous situations when conducting jobsite visits. American Society of Civil Engineers Civil Engineering Magazine’s November/December cover story looks at the threats and how engineers can stay safe. Thornton Tomasetti’s Managing Principal and New York Region Co-Leader James W. Feuerborn Jr., Senior Principal and Transportation Practice Co-Leader John C. Deerkoski, and Vice President Marco Coco of our Structural Engineering practice discuss some of our firm’s plans and protocols. These include safety committees, training programs, effective communication between project partners and other procedures to help staff understand the hazards, feel comfortable and know what to do to keep out of harm’s way.

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