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Thomas Ashton Institute for Risk and Regulatory Research

Design for Safety in Construction (DfS) researchers visit Manchester

2 September 2022

Our researchers from Universiti Teknologi MARA visited the UK recently, as part of the Design for Safety in Construction (DfS) project, which is funded by the British Council Malaysia and Might Malaysia.

People wearing hard harts at an construction site and appearing at the University of Manchester

The project aims to promote the exchange of research and practitioner expertise and experiences on DfS through multi-dimensional scholarly activities.

The team had the opportunity to tour the facilities in Engineering Building A and B, the new home of Engineering at The University of Manchester, and visit our HSE partners in Buxton.

Researchers also were able to tour 2 major construction sites in Manchester, the Lendlease refurbishment of the Manchester Town Hall, and a CubicWorks site on Princess Street.

The project team ended the visit by presenting work at this years ARCOM conference in Glasgow.

Huge thanks to everyone that made this visit happen.

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