Author: J. Carpenter
1 November 2016
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The permanent works designer (PWD) has a major influence on the temporary works and can, for example: eliminate temporary works, e.g. through the use of steel decking rather than timber falsework minimise the use of temporary works, e.g. by using the permanent capping beam as a waling in basement construction design the permanent works so that simple temporary works solutions can be used.
Our series from Griffiths & Armour continues by examining the issues involved in bringing a recovery action following settlement of a professional indemnity claim.
John Banks examines the role of principal designer under CDM 2015 and discusses how this relates to temporary works design on a project.