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Composite Beams with Shot-fired Shear Connectors
David O’Leary and David Thomas
BSC/SCI Seminar, Cumberland Hotel, London, 15 November 1988

Composite Construction with Profiled Steel Sheeting and Hilti HVB Shear Connectors
David Thomas with DC O’Leary
The Specifier, HILTI, May 1989

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 1994
David Thomas and Martin Rowland
Safety Wise, RAF Health and Safety Magazine, June 1996

Composite steel beams with profiled-steel sheeting and non welded shear connectors
Thomas DAB and O’Leary DC
Steel Construction Today, 1988, Vol. 2, No. 4, pp 117-121

Friction resistance in temporary works
Eur. Ing. Peter Pallett, Dr. Sarah Williamson, Professor Les Clarke and David Thomas
CONCRETE, March 2000, Pages 15 to 17 (Superseded)

Designing for health and safety in concrete construction
Concrete Society Source Book 2001, Pages 28 to 29

Friction resistance in temporary works materials
Eur. Ing. Peter Pallett, Dr. Nick Gorst, Professor Les Clarke and David Thomas
CONCRETE, June 2002, Pages 12, 14 and 15

How reasonable is reasonable use? – The search for safer stepladders
L Clift, TB Navarro and DAB Thomas
Injury control and safety promotion, Volume 9, Number 3
September 2002, Pages 175 to 184

Falsework Verticality: Leaning Towards Danger? *
Dr MPN Burrows, Prof. LA Clark, Eur Ing P Pallett, RT Ward and DAB Thomas
Proceedings of ICE, Civil Engineering (Paper 13624)
February 2005, Pages 41 to 48

* Winner: Telford Premium Prize 2005, Thomas Telford Ltd. (Presented for the best paper in Civil Engineering)

What’s killing UK construction workers?
The Structural Engineer, Volume 84, Number 22, 21 November 2006

Personal equipment for protection against falls – fundamental principles
The Structural Engineer, Volume 85, Number 4, 20 February 2007

A head for heights
Plant and Works Engineering, September 2007, pp 38 to 40

Recent innovations in safety during steelwork erection in the UK
Steel News and Notes, Singapore Structural Steel Society (Link)
June 2008, Vol. 21, No. 2, Pages 7 to 10

House of Lords, Merits of Statutory Instruments Committee (HL Paper 180)
30th Report of Session
What happened next? A study of Post-Implementation Reviews of secondary legislation
Written evidence – Work at Height Regulations 2005, David Thomas, Pages 33 to 36 (Link)

Wind energy: remote rescue (link)
22 September 2014, SHP Online

HSWA 40 years on: “it’s just as relevant and effective today” (link)
31 July 2014, SHP Online

Personal fall protection – top tips (link)
18 March 2014, SHP Online

Personal fall protection – six steps to take (link)
20 March 2014, SHP Online