Complying with legal and regulatory requirements is crucial in the construction industry, especially when it comes to temporary works. Failure to meet these obligations can result in serious consequences, such as accidents, injuries, project delays, legal penalties, and reputational damage. By prioritising compliance, construction companies can create safer work environments, protect their workers and the public, and ensure the successful completion of projects.
Industry Training Services now offer CITB Temporary Works Co-Ordinator and Supervisor training remotely/virtually through online e-learning sessions, as well as face-to-face classroom training at our Portadown headquarters and in Dublin City University.
ITS Founder and Managing Director, Brendan Crealey, will take to the stage at the 6th Annual National Construction Summit Ireland on 3rd March 2022 to discuss best practice in relation to managing safety during temporary works.
Temporary works (TW) are the parts of a construction project that are needed to enable the permanent works to be built. Usually, the TW are removed after use – e.g., access scaffolds, props, shoring, excavation support, falsework, and formwork, etc. Sometimes the TW is incorporated into the permanent works – e.g., haul road foundations..