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By Peter Connolly

ISBN-10: 0563488921

ISBN-13: 9780563488927

The Colosseum in Rome is among the worlds such a lot impressive constructions. equipped over 10 years in the course of the reign of the Emperor Vespasiano in c. 72AD, at a hundred and sixty toes excessive this vast oval stadium was once domestic to the main violent and lethal spectator activities in background, and the making of many gladiator heroes. utilizing state of the art special effects, Colosseum brings the realm of old Rome to lifestyles and indicates how and why this such a lot striking of human monuments was once equipped. New examine debunks the myths perpetuated within the movie Gladiator and is helping us comprehend the character of those video games - why the chariot races of Gladiator couldn't have occurred in the Colosseum partitions, for example. right here for the 1st time, new proof finds precisely how the Colosseum was once on a regular basis flooded with water for the spectacle of lethal sea battles.

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It would be worthwhile to draw a comparison of the three cases, and the authors' intention is to leave that as an exercise for the readers. L. K. (1999) Problems of implementing safety programmes on construction sites and some possible solutions (Hong Kong experience), in Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference of CIB Working Commission W99 on Implementation of Safety and Health on Construction Sites, Hawaii, USA, March, pp. 525- 529. Andriessan, j. (1978) Safe behavior and safe motivation.

52 MANAGEMENT AND ECONOMICS OF CONSTRUCTION SAFETY IN HONG KONG According to Eves (1993), implementation of safety management is believed to be able to improve safety performance. Safety management is an organizational arrangement within a company, which facilitates the proprietor to identify hazards at work and target resources and efforts to eliminate such hazards. Tang et al. (1997) have conducted a study on achieving a balance between accident costs and safety costs and have come up with the optimum safety investment for a construction project.

For example, a construction firm which operates construction sites at different locations is required to develop, implement and maintain a safety management system both at the enterprise level and at the workplace level within its industrial undertaking and construction sites. Subcontractors are also required to set up their own safety management systems if they belong to one of the groups of proprietors or contractors. 1 "Planning" is the process of determining in advance what should be accomplished.

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