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RE: Falling Debris Impact Load

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Whether you design it yourself or push it off on the Contractor to design, SOMEONE, hopefully a PE, has to design it!

-----Original Message-----
From:	Ramesh Ramchandani [SMTP:rtconsult(--nospam--at)]
Sent:	Friday, August 21, 1998 1:56 PM
To:	seaint(--nospam--at)
Subject:	Re: Falling Debris Impact Load

There is nothing wrong in specifying strict performance criteria and making
the GC liable as long as your client understands that "it costs more to adhere
to stricter standards".

RonR908326(--nospam--at) wrote:

> In a message dated 8/21/98 12:00:12 PM Pacific Daylight Time, rrollo@TEAM-
> writes:
> << last one we did (through a new air terminal construction site), we made
>  it General Contractor responsibility (and liability) by specifying it
>  with strict performance criteria.  Terminal PR was also important, so
>  aesthetic concerns were also implemented in the performance specs.  Just
>  a thought.  Why assume the liability if you don't have to? Unless of
>  course, you are the one working for the GC to meet such criteria ? !
>   >>
> It's our job to protect public safety.