If an accident occurs on site due to an uncovered trench during construction, since the works are still carried out and there is no hand-over to the client the contractor is responsible for site safety. There should be an induction for all personnel before working on site and appropriate safety measures in place for areas with associated risk (ie working at heights and having barriers or trenches to be covered after work is done).
What is the significance of reaching Practical Completion?
December 20, 2018
Do you always need to appoint a Quantity Surveyor?
June 18, 2018