Temporary Works Coordination - The Supervisors Role
Temporary works are an integral part of most construction and building operations and there are unique technical, legal and safety issues in respect of the planning, design and implementation of temporary works.
The Temporary Works Supervisor is a defined role in the latest revision of BS 5975 “Code of practice for temporary works procedures and the permissible stress design of falsework” and is essential to delivering effective, efficient and safe temporary works on site.
This one day course has been specifically developed to guide, support and help those who undertake or plan to undertake the role of Temporary Works Supervisor.
Taking a hands on approach it focuses on the key factors that ensure the safe design and implementation of temporary works systems. It covers the fundamental roles and responsibilities of all parties involved, together with clear and concise guidance on the practical implementation, with particular emphasis on the role of supervisors of this work.
Delivered as a
mixture of lectures, discussion periods and group work, the training will be
supported throughout with handouts and reference information.
Key sessions include:
1. Temporary Works and the Law
2. Risk and its control
3. Roles and responsibilities
4. Installation, monitoring, amending and dismantling Temporary Works
The tutor is a chartered civil engineer and construction consultant with extensive, broad based design and construction experience across many sectors, including civil infrastructure, commercial and industrial building, water and rail environments.
This course is aimed at:
1. Site Engineers, Managers or Foremen working with a TW Coordinator
2. Other supervisors (employed by works contractors) likely to be assisting a Temporary Works Coordinator
3. Site Safety Advisors
4. Surveyors, estimators and others who are involved in tendering for, procuring or supplying temporary works
subcontracts, designs or equipment
At the conclusion of the course, delegates should:
Temporary Works Co-ordination – The Supervisors Role
Risk and its control