Temporary Works in the UK - 30 Years of Changes and Current Best Practice
By Ray Filip
In the UK how we manage the design and construction of temporary works has significantly changed over the last 30 years or so. This presentations discusses these changes and highlights some common issues and shows current UK best practice.
Changes in the field of temporary works
Example of common temporary works issues
UK temporary works best practice
About the Speaker
Ray is a chartered Civil Engineer and a Fellow of the Institution. He has been involved in the field of temporary works for nearly 35 years, having worked for major contractors in the UK and Southern Africa and a specialist UK subcontractor. For the last 14 years Ray has run his own temporary works consultancy, offering specialist technical advice, temporary works design, procedural control, site auditing and training. Since 2016 he has been on the British Standards committee responsible for revising BS5975. On occasion Ray also advise the UK Health and Safety Authority on temporary works issues