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Think glass bridge is safe? The article below mentioned this is not the first case, there are other cases of glass bridges broken off. China is still not there in terms of safety, and quality.

https://sg.news.yahoo.com/china-man-left-dangling-bridge-140629849.html

 

China: Man left dangling from bridge after glass breaks

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A man in China was left dangling from a bridge after its glass panels were damaged in high wind.

The man was visiting the 100m-high bridge (330 ft) in the Piyan Mountain, in the north-east of the country, when the incident occurred on Friday.

Several pieces of the glass floor were blown away by winds that reached up to 150km/h (90mph).

It is thought that China has about 2,300 glass bridges and a number of glass walkways and slides.

They are designed to attract thrill-seeking tourists and capitalise on China's growing domestic tourism.

An image widely shared on social media shows the man dangling in the middle of the bridge, located in a scenic area near the city of Longjing.

Firefighters rushed to the scene to rescue the man. However he managed to get back to safety himself with the help of on-site staff, Xinhua news agency reports.

The tourist was taken to hospital for observation and counselling, and is now said to be in a "stable emotional and physical condition".

The area has been closed, according to Longjing City's Weibo page. An investigation into the incident has been launched.

'Scary' glass bridges shut in Chinese province

Do you dare cross China's glass bridges?

It is not the first accident of its kind in China. In 2018, Hebei province shut all of its 32 glass attractions - including bridges, walkways and viewing decks - while safety checks were carried out.

Elsewhere in the country, one person died and six others were injured in 2019 after they fell off a glass slide in Guangxi province.

In 2016, a tourist was injured by falling rocks while walking on a glass walkway in the city of Zhangjiajie.

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Supersonic

Now in china every province got alot glass bridge, slides etc. And how many of them have their safety checked? 

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Twincharged
22 minutes ago, Thaiyotakamli said:

Now in china every province got alot glass bridge, slides etc. And how many of them have their safety checked? 

More importantly is in China, everything is possible 😀

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42 minutes ago, Ender said:

Think glass bridge is safe? The article below mentioned this is not the first case, there are other cases of glass bridges broken off. China is still not there in terms of safety, and quality.

https://sg.news.yahoo.com/china-man-left-dangling-bridge-140629849.html

 

China: Man left dangling from bridge after glass breaks

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A man in China was left dangling from a bridge after its glass panels were damaged in high wind.

The man was visiting the 100m-high bridge (330 ft) in the Piyan Mountain, in the north-east of the country, when the incident occurred on Friday.

Several pieces of the glass floor were blown away by winds that reached up to 150km/h (90mph).

It is thought that China has about 2,300 glass bridges and a number of glass walkways and slides.

They are designed to attract thrill-seeking tourists and capitalise on China's growing domestic tourism.

An image widely shared on social media shows the man dangling in the middle of the bridge, located in a scenic area near the city of Longjing.

Firefighters rushed to the scene to rescue the man. However he managed to get back to safety himself with the help of on-site staff, Xinhua news agency reports.

The tourist was taken to hospital for observation and counselling, and is now said to be in a "stable emotional and physical condition".

The area has been closed, according to Longjing City's Weibo page. An investigation into the incident has been launched.

'Scary' glass bridges shut in Chinese province

Do you dare cross China's glass bridges?

It is not the first accident of its kind in China. In 2018, Hebei province shut all of its 32 glass attractions - including bridges, walkways and viewing decks - while safety checks were carried out.

Elsewhere in the country, one person died and six others were injured in 2019 after they fell off a glass slide in Guangxi province.

In 2016, a tourist was injured by falling rocks while walking on a glass walkway in the city of Zhangjiajie.

 

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Supersonic

Hua Jie will tell you it is Fake News.

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6th Gear

If not dangerous, where is the thrill? Must be dangerous then got thrill mah

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Hypersonic

My question is, did he stomp or jumb up and down deliberately? 

 

Cina people are capable of doing unique things. 

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Supersonic
5 minutes ago, Hamburger said:

My question is, did he stomp or jumb up and down deliberately? 

 

Cina people are capable of doing unique things. 

i saw a case the glass kenna blow away by strong wind, dun know if this 1. lmao

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Hypersonic

Think the structure of the bridge is OK. Its these panels. 

They can't use acrylic cos it scratches easily? Much safer right. 

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Hypersonic

Maybe he used the glass bridge to test his hammer.

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Turbocharged

I suppose the PE who signed off the project now in deep shit.

If... they actually did the calculations. 

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Supercharged

How many are afraid of heights here? :grin:

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Supersonic
59 minutes ago, Hamburger said:

My question is, did he stomp or jumb up and down deliberately? 

 

Cina people are capable of doing unique things. 

Hear say this one kena blown by 150kmh wind. The glass was not secured crazy

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Supersonic
53 minutes ago, Lala81 said:

Think the structure of the bridge is OK. Its these panels. 

They can't use acrylic cos it scratches easily? Much safer right. 

Its because they never secure the top hence when wind blows hard it will fly. Moreover its located at windy cross section

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Hypersonic
2 minutes ago, Thaiyotakamli said:

Hear say this one kena blown by 150kmh wind. The glass was not secured crazy

They thought the weight of the panel is sufficient to prevent it from Being blown off? 

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Twincharged
2 minutes ago, Thaiyotakamli said:

Hear say this one kena blown by 150kmh wind. The glass was not secured crazy

Climate change.😄

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Supersonic

always got new toys to play with, so don't complain when it breaks in your hand, or send you plummeting to your death. [laugh]

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