Author: A. Soane
1 February 2017
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Well-designed and well-executed temporary works solutions can lead to big cost savings, while providing a safe and efficient environment for the permanent works to be built. This is particularly the case with below-ground temporary works, where there are a great many challenges to be faced by a temporary works designer.
In the second note in this new series, Norman Train offers guidance on areas where the boundaries of the service to be provided by a structural engineer need to be defined in the fee proposal in order to avoid ambiguity.
In the first of two articles examining temporary works failures, Director of Structural-Safety, Alastair Soane, describes common reasons for their occurrence, illustrating the risks with a number of examples.