Risk Management in Construction

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CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT 4
MANAGE THE PLANNING OF WORK METHODS, RESOURCES & SYSTEMS TO MEET CONTRACT REQUIREMENTS

MANAGE THE PLANNING OF WORK METHODS, RESOURCES & SYSTEMS TO MEET CONTRACT REQUIREMENTS

Objective1 Manage the evaluation & selection of construction methods Objective 2 Manage the planning of work activities & resources to meet contract requirements Objective 3 Manage the selection & formation of contract team Objective 4 Manage the operations of organisation & communication system

Objective 1 Manage the evaluation & selection of construction methods The Contracts Manager's responsibility to ensure the adequacy of contract data, the identification of efficient & effective work methods & the economical use of resources.

Cont’d: Manage the evaluation & selection of construction methods Available contract data is analysed in detail & summarised to enable decisions to be made on methods of construction & installation Contract data e.g. method statement; contract documents; health, safety & environmental plans In instances where available contract data is insufficient additional relevant information is obtained Additional sources of information: customer/customer's representative; contractors; sub-contractors; suppliers; statutory authorities; technical/trade literature

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Construction and installation methods are identified which optimise the economical use of resources & meet statutory & contractual requirements Methods of construction: sequencing of work; organisation of resources (labour, plant, materials, finance); construction & installation techniques; temporary works

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Methods are evaluated against relevant criteria & the optimum method selected, recommended & agreed Criteria for selection: materials availability; health, safety & environmental requirements; fire protection; access; HR availability; transportation & traffic considerations; cost benefits; statutory requirements

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