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Cave Creek Disaster: Lessons to be Learnt(2)
February 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFree
Join Engineering NZ and the Special Interest Group for General Practitioners in an online webinar, learning from the Cave Creek disaster, presented by Gordon Hughes.
The Cave Creek disaster occurred on 28 April 1995 when a scenic viewing platform in Paparoa National Park, New Zealand collapsed, resulting in the deaths of 14 people. Gordon presents the facts of the tragedy and looks at some of the technical factors and the human factors behind the tragedy.
Gordon Hughes is a senior structural engineer based in Auckland. He was a SESOC committee member for many years and has been instrumental in setting up the Engineering General Practitioners Group. He is passionate about continuing learning and improving practice.