Hi, need to submit a 2000 words paper on the topic Quantity Surveying Practice: Civils. Pre-start checks: The pre-start checks will be done to ensure:
Availability of equipment and plant to be used. welfare facilities. ground conditions and proximity hazards. Check the excavation area for underground and overhead services before any work begins.
Details of the contract: Site excavation and casting of strip foundations. Construction of and linking them to existing manholes (information available in working drawings).
(COMPANY NAME) undertake excavation works for (DEFINE CLIENT). The work involves site excavation and casting of strip foundations. The works are undertaken at (LOCATION). The work is done and supervised by qualified, skilled, competent, and professional personnel at the work site depending on the task/job risk assessment.
It is the expectation of (COMPANY NAME) that all clients shall act in accordance with the statutory requirements of Health and Safety Regulation and notify every one of all risks and hazards which might affect their health and safety whilst at the location of the client. The excavation works are potentially risky by nature. The training in production work procedures, secure systems, and management systems guarantee that works are finished safely.
All operations are under the management of (INSERT NAME) located at (INSERT ADDRESS). All site operatives are under the direct supervision of the foreman on site. All operatives are trained and experienced in their respective duties. Work commences at the site only when a foreman and no less than one other operative is present. The work instructions detail the specific number of operatives required for each task.
Regular communication between site operations and the client is crucial all the time. Every foreman is equipped with a mobile telephone to ensure communication does not break down. Operational instructions are communicated through electronic, written, or verbal means.
The works will be undertaken on weekdays between 7.30 a.m. and 6.00 p.m. depending on weather and existing daylight permitting. Changes in work patterns will be discussed with clients, site owners, or others, where applicable. .