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This page contains details of guidance, etc. prepared by the Temporary Works Forum (and others), as well as items of temporary works interest:
PUBLISHED The Temporary Works Forum (TWf) has published TWf Information Sheet No. 12 , Competence of the Designated Individual (DI) To download a free copy, go to https://www.twforum.org.uk/viewdocument/twf-information-sheet-no-12-comp ...
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The Temporary Works Forum (TWf) has published revised guidance, Temporary condition of reinforcement cages prior to concreting: Part 1 - Management guidance (Ref.: TWf2020: 03 (October 2020)). SYNOPSIS Prior to being ...
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Re: Constructability: A guide to reducing temporary works (Document: TWf2020: 02; Published: October 2020) The Temporary Works Forum (TWf) has published a new guide, Constructability: A guide to reducing temporary ...
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In this webinar, MGF discuss the challenges and consequences that sites are faced with when temporary work isn’t considered in the tender and pre-construction phase. See https://www.linkedin.com/events/6716980097649307648/ ...
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Re: CPA TCIG TIN031, Managing the design, construction and inspection of tower crane bases, grillages, and ties The Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA) Tower Crane Interest Group (TCIG) has revised Tower Crane ...
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DESIGN RISK MANAGEMENT: A short survey for Temporary Works Designers (TWDs) engaged by Contractors John Carpenter (Founding Secretary, Temporary Works Forum (TWf)) is writing a comprehensive book on design risk ...
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DESIGN RISK MANAGEMENT: A short survey for Contractors who engage Temporary Works Designers (TWDs) John Carpenter (Founding Secretary, Temporary Works Forum (TWf)) is writing a comprehensive book on design risk ...
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The Temporary Works Forum (TWf) has revised “Hoardings – A guide to good practice” (TWf2012: 01, Revised: August 2020). See: Link to Guide Synopsis Site hoardings are common features, particularly in populated ...
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Re: “Effective management of scaffolding to BS 5975: 2019” ( TWf2020: 01, September 2020) The Temporary Works Forum (TWf) has published guidance on the “Effective management of scaffolding to BS 5975: 2019” (Document: ...
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10 years of the Temporary Works Forum - LINK “History does not repeat itself, but it often rhymes: an inspiration for the Temporary Works Forum 10 years on …” An article in ‘Hazards Forum News’ (No. 101, ...
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Briefing: Temporary Works Forum: how history and narrative shaped a major safety initiative A briefing by Bill Hewlett, MA, CEng, FICE, FIET - posted with permission - in ‘Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers ...
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With site shutdowns being implemented rapidly across the industry (Covid-19) the issue of existing or part-constructed temporary works brings to the fore some increased risk. To assist, the TWf has issued Information ...
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The British Standards Institution (BSI) has published BS EN 17293:2020 , Temporary works equipment — Execution — Requirements for manufacturing (ISBN 978 0 580 51883 6). Scope The scope in BS EN 17293:2020 ...
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Today's meetings - at CUL and CGU - are ON . NOTE - Food will NOT be provided. London (CUL) Tait Building, Oliver Thompson Lecture Theatre, Room C101 Glasgow (GCU) Room A527, Floor 5, Govan Mbeki Building
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Re: TWf Information Sheet No. 10 – The PWD as TWD The TWf has published TWf Information Sheet No. 10, Can a client’s permanent works designer be the contractor’s temporary work designer? ( TW20.025 , 17th January ...
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The Temporary Works Forum (TWf) has published TWf Information Sheet No. 9 - Temporary Works Equipment (TWE): Design to Eurocodes (TW20.017, 7th February 2020). Suppliers of temporary works equipment generally only ...
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The European Federation of Foundations Contractors and the Deep Foundations Institute (EFFC/DFI) has published its Guide to Working Platforms . This pools experience from across the membership of the EFFC and DFI to ...
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The Temporary Works Forum (TWf) is an ICE Specialist Knowledge Society , https://www.ice.org.uk/about-ice/what-we-do/specialist-knowledge-societies ICE’s Specialist Knowledge Societies are closely affiliated ...
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The use of temporary works on a construction project greatly increases the workplace health and safety risks involved, where failures are often significant events. Most of these risks can be managed by the adoption of good ...
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The Temporary Works Forum (TWf) has issued TWf Information Sheet No. 8 , Concerns over substandard or unverifiable material, component and equipment substitutions in temporary works (Ref: TW19.057). Members have ...
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