Temporary Works Co-ordination

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Description

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.

This one day course 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.

Sessions will be a mixture of lectures, discussion periods and group work, and cover topics such as: the need for a Temporary Works Policy; Groundworks, Falsework, and Formworks.

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Bespoke training programmes. These are delivered by our tutors at a time, in a location and based on a curriculum completely tailored to your needs. Ideal for organisations that have several employees wishing to take training in the same subject area, and/or have organisation-specific ideas for learning and development.

Programme Overview

Sessions begin at 9:00 and finish at 17:00. Morning and afternoon coffee breaks and lunch are included in the programme. All timings, except the start time, are approximate and may be adjusted to suit natural breaks in the lesson.

  • Session 1 - Introduction and setting of course objectives
  • Session 2 - The need for a Temporary Works Policy and Legal Aspects
  • Session 3 - Role of TWC/Supervisor and TW procedures
  • Session 4 - Scaffolding
  • Session 5 - Groundworks
  • Session 6 - Formwork
  • Session 7 - Falsework
  • Session 8 - Course Summary and Close
Tutors

Chris Bennion
CEng FICE FCIHT MIED
Chris is a chartered civil engineer with experience spanning 45 years in the Temporary Works sector that encompasses design, site co-ordination, management and training. He has headed engineering teams for several leading building and civil engineering contractors. Having been involved with the aftermath of numerous temporary works related accidents and incidents over the years, he is passionately committed to safety. He believes this starts with the application of risk management principles, undertaken by competent people adhering to a robust process. Chris is an active member of the Temporary Works Forum.

Andrew Friedrich
CEng MICE
Andrew is a Chartered Engineer with forty years’ experience within the construction industry. Experience includes design, site supervision, demolition and health & safety consultancy. He has site experience where temporary works were a significant element in the construction process. This included construction of reinforced concrete bridges, road construction, infrastructure maintenance and demolition of a power station.

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of the course delegates should:
  • Understand the personnel and functions involved in temporary works
  • Appreciate the legal liabilities surrounding the duty holders
  • Have a clear understanding of temporary works and the responsibilities they may encounter
  • Be aware of key factors in Temporary Works Systems
Who Should Attend?

This training course is ideal for all those who need a detailed awareness of the safety and technical implications of temporary works. Delegates will include:

  • Engineers
  • Project managers
  • Contractors
  • Designers and supervisors working for clients
  • Consultants

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