Managing Temporary Works
In this Technical Information Sheet, we describe the main roles involved in Temporary Works, their responsibilities and the management techniques that help those involved deliver successful projects.
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Most construction work requires some form of Temporary Works (to support excavations, to support concrete whilst it gains strength, to support tower cranes, etc.). These temporary works can represent a significant part of the construction process and can have a large impact on cost (sometimes 50% or more), time, quality and safety and as such, need to be properly managed to improve project delivery.
A comprehensive list of further information is included for those interested in learning more on specific aspects of temporary works.
- What are temporary works?
- How temporary works are managed
- The key parties involved
- The management controls
- How the TWC manages temporary works
- Further information on temporary works