The control of Temporary Works and BS5975:2019

Author: Chris Bennion and James McFarlane

Date published

28 April 2020

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The control of Temporary Works and BS5975:2019

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Chris Bennion and James McFarlane

Date published

28 April 2020

Author

Chris Bennion and James McFarlane

Price

Members: £26 + VAT

Standard: £40 + VAT
 

Industry experts discuss expectations on the procedural control of Temporary Works.

The webinar outlines the necessity of Temporary Works control in the construction sector. The origins of this, from the predecessors of BS5975:1982 to the current 2019 edition, are also explored. Our expert speakers emphasise the need to appoint competent people in positions of responsibility, discussing each role.

Key learning objectives include:

  • Origin and background to BS5975
  • Prime roles relating to the control of temporary works
  • What is considered as industry best practice
  • What can happen when control is lost

Speakers

David Thomas (Chair), Director and Secretary at TWf UK

David is a Chartered Civil Engineer, a Chartered Safety and Health Practitioner and the Director of Heightsayfe Ltd. Previously he has been the HM Principal Specialist Inspector of Health and Safety (Construction) at HSE.

Chris Bennion, Chris Bennion Consultancy Ltd

Chris has 45 years’ construction industry experience, exclusively in the Temporary Works sector, heading several engineering teams. He is a member of the Temporary Works Forum, contributing to output of various sub-committees.

James McFarlane, Structural Engineer at Laing O’Rourke

James is a Chartered Structural and Civil Engineer, and a member of Laing O’Rourke’s in-house temporary works design team. He is a presenter on inhouse temporary works course on a variety of subjects.

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Format:
Video
Video Length:
01:03:35
Publisher:
IStructE

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Training Codes & Standards Best practice Temporary works Video IStructE London HQ Webinars

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