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Guard rail, guardrails — or railings around properties and more generally outside of North America in some uses overlaps the industrial term "guide rail". [1]

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An accident, also known as an unintentional injury, is an undesirable, incidental, and unplanned event that could have been prevented had circumstances leading up to the accident been recognized, and acted upon, prior to its occurrence.

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Alvar Aalto

Hugo Alvar Henrik Aalto (3 February 1898 – 11 May 1976) was a Finnish architect and designer.

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Anti-climb paint

Anti-climb paint (also known as non-drying paint, anti-intruder paint, anti-vandal grease) is a class of paint consisting of a thick oily coating that is applied with a stiff brush, trowel or by hand using a protective glove.

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Architecture is both the process and the product of planning, designing, and constructing buildings or any other structures.

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A balcony (from balcone, scaffold; cf. Old High German balcho, beam, balk; probably cognate with Persian term بالكانه bālkāneh or its older variant پالكانه pālkāneh) is a platform projecting from the wall of a building, supported by columns or console brackets, and enclosed with a balustrade, usually above the ground floor.

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A baluster—also called spindle or stair stick—is a moulded shaft, square or of lathe-turned form, cut from a rectangular or square plank, one of various forms of spindle in woodwork, made of stone or wood and sometimes of metal, standing on a unifying footing, and supporting the coping of a parapet or the handrail of a staircase.

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A bollard is a sturdy, short, vertical post.

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A bridge is a structure built to span physical obstacles without closing the way underneath such as a body of water, valley, or road, for the purpose of providing passage over the obstacle.

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A building, or edifice, is a structure with a roof and walls standing more or less permanently in one place, such as a house or factory.

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Cable barrier

A cable barrier, sometimes referred to as guard cable or wire rope safety barrier (WRSB), is a type of roadside or median safety traffic barrier/guard rail.

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Cable railings

Cable railings or wire rope railings are safety rails that use horizontal or vertical cables in place of spindles, glass, mesh etc.

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A cage is an enclosure often made of mesh, bars or wires, used to confine, contain or protect something or someone.

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Composite lumber

Composite lumber is a material that is a mixture of wood fiber, plastic, and some type of binding agent.

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Concrete step barrier

A concrete step barrier is a safety barrier used on the central reservation of motorways and dual carriageways as an alternative to the standard steel crash barrier.

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Cycling, also called bicycling or biking, is the use of bicycles for transport, recreation, exercise or sport.

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Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower (tour Eiffel) is a wrought iron lattice tower on the Champ de Mars in Paris, France.

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Federal Highway Administration

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is a division of the United States Department of Transportation that specializes in highway transportation.

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A fence is a structure that encloses an area, typically outdoors, and is usually constructed from posts that are connected by boards, wire, rails or netting.

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A finial or hip-knob is an element marking the top or end of some object, often formed to be a decorative feature.

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A gate or gateway is a point of entry to a space which is enclosed by walls.

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Grand Canyon Skywalk

The Grand Canyon Skywalk is a horseshoe-shaped cantilever bridge with a glass walkway in Arizona near the Colorado River on the edge of a side canyon in the Grand Canyon West area of the main canyon.

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Guide rail

A guide rail is device or mechanism to direct products, vehicles or other objects through a channel, conveyor, roadway or rail system.

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A handrail is a rail that is designed to be grasped by the hand so as to provide stability or support.

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International Building Code

The International Building Code (IBC) is a model building code developed by the International Code Council (ICC).

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Ironwork is any weapon, artwork, utensil or architectural feature made of iron especially used for decoration.

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Jersey barrier

A Jersey barrier, or Jersey wall,02177839766*09128956167 is a modular concrete or plastic barrier employed to separate lanes of traffic.

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London Evening Standard

The London Evening Standard (or simply Evening Standard) is a local, free daily newspaper, published Monday to Friday in tabloid format in London.

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Metalworking is the process of working with metals to create individual parts, assemblies, or large-scale structures.

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Motif (visual arts)

In art and iconography, a motif is an element of an image.

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Natural environment

The natural environment encompasses all living and non-living things occurring naturally, meaning in this case not artificial.

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North America

North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere; it is also considered by some to be a northern subcontinent of the Americas.

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Observation tower

An observation tower is a structure used to view events from a long distance and to create a full 360 degree range of vision for conduct the long distance observations.

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Occupational Safety and Health Administration

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is an agency of the United States Department of Labor.

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An overpass (called a flyover in the United Kingdom and some other Commonwealth countries) is a bridge, road, railway or similar structure that crosses over another road or railway.

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A palisade—sometimes called a stakewall or a paling—is typically a fence or wall made from wooden stakes or tree trunks and used as a defensive structure or enclosure.

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A parapet is a barrier which is an extension of the wall at the edge of a roof, terrace, balcony, walkway or other structure.

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Public space

A public space is a place that is generally open and accessible to people.

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A road is a thoroughfare, route, or way on land between two places that has been paved or otherwise improved to allow travel by foot or some form of conveyance, including a motor vehicle, cart, bicycle, or horse.

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Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (RBKC) is an inner London borough of royal status.

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Shared space

Shared space is an urban design approach that minimises the segregation between modes of road user.

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Space Needle

The Space Needle is an observation tower in Seattle, Washington, a landmark of the Pacific Northwest, and an icon of Seattle.

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A stairway, staircase, stairwell, flight of stairs, or simply stairs is a construction designed to bridge a large vertical distance by dividing it into smaller vertical distances, called steps.

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Steel is an alloy of iron and carbon and other elements.

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Suicide is the act of intentionally causing one's own death.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.

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The Times

The Times is a British daily (Monday to Saturday) national newspaper based in London, England.

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TimberTech is a manufacturer of composite decking products.

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Traffic barrier

Traffic barriers (sometimes called Armco barriers,AK Steel (formerly Armco) genericized trademark also known in North America as guardrails or guard rails and in Britain as crash barriers) keep vehicles within their roadway and prevent them from colliding with dangerous obstacles such as boulders, sign supports, trees, bridge abutments, buildings, walls, and large storm drains, or from traversing steep (non-recoverable) slopes or entering deep water.

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Traffic collision

A traffic collision, also called a motor vehicle collision (MVC) among other terms, occurs when a vehicle collides with another vehicle, pedestrian, animal, road debris, or other stationary obstruction, such as a tree, pole or building.

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Traffic cone

Traffic cones, also called pylons, witches' hats, road cones, highway cones, safety cones, or construction cones, are usually cone-shaped markers that are placed on roads or footpaths to temporarily redirect traffic in a safe manner.

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A trail is usually a path, track or unpaved lane or road.

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Transportation engineering

Transportation engineering or transport engineering is the application of technology and scientific principles to the planning, functional design, operation and management of facilities for any mode of transportation in order to provide for the safe, efficient, rapid, comfortable, convenient, economical, and environmentally compatible movement of people and goods (transport).

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Urban design

Urban design is the process of designing and shaping the physical features of cities, towns and villages.

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Wrought iron

puddled iron, a form of wrought iron Wrought iron is an iron alloy with a very low carbon (less than 0.08%) content in contrast to cast iron (2.1% to 4%).

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guard_rail

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