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ODT: “Stadium site: 2 accidents, 11 ‘near misses'”

### ODT Online Tue, 16 Mar 2010
Caution urged for stadium tours
By Chris Morris
A more cautious approach to visitors may be needed at Dunedin’s Forsyth Barr Stadium, contractors are warning, following two accidents and 11 “near misses” at the construction site. A breakdown of health and safety incidents at the site showed there had been 27 incidents in the 228,000 man-hours since construction of the roofed stadium began last year, a report by project manager Arrow International said.

The report suggested “prudence” when considering future requests for site visits, following a “marked increase” in the number of tours.

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Filed under Construction, Project management, Site, Stadiums