oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - The Construction Regulations : are clients and designers complying?

Volume 13, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



Extracted from text ... THE PROMULGATION OF THE CONSTRUCTION REGULATIONS WAS intended to realise optimum multi-stakeholder contributions to Health and Safety (H&S) by clients, designers, project managers, and quantity surveyors. Adequate allowance for H&S during tendering/bidding has been a contentious issue - in other words, should H&S conscientious contractors make adequate allowance for H&S, they may run the risk of losing the tender/bid to less H&S-conscientious contractors. The Construction Regulations require a series of sequenced interventions and documents which are directed towards the elimination of hazards during design and construction and the consequential reduction of risk. The H&S specification is intended to be project ..

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