Ethics – British Columbia and Canadian Cases
Ironworker’s Memorial Bridge collapse
Ethics – Ironworkers Memorial Bridge
- Investigation into the collapse revealed that the temporary supports were inadequately designed, the webs of the temporary beams were too thin.
- Calculation error in the temporary support by Assistant Field Engineer
- Lack of checking by Field Engineer
- Both the field engineer and his assistant perished in the collapse
Andrews, G.C., “Canadian Professional Engineering and Geoscience – Practice and Ethics” Fifth Edition, Copyright 2014, 2009