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Are any of the floors, beams pulling away and/or appear to have a sag or cracks? No No No No No
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Do the method statements identify hazards, risks and provide solutions?
Does the Demolition Contractor understand methods of construction and stress patterns?
Does the risk assessments outline sequence, method of dismantling and demolition?
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Engineer assessed the structural stability of the structural members?
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Has the Client ensured that the report of the survey is available and s/he has informed the utility companies? No Yes No No Yes
Has the Contractor ensured the structure is left in a stable condition at all stages of the project? No No No No Yes No 7 Not likely to collapse due to other loadings, such as wind, storm, and vibrations due to traffic and movement of construction plants?
Has the Contractor finalised procedures and plans to hand-over the refurbished project/facility?
Has the Contractor prepared an operation and maintenance plan?
Has the Demolition Contractor knowledge of typical failures and collapse hazards from previous failures and experiences? No No No No Yes
Has the Demolition Contractor prepared an asbestos removal report No No No No Yes
Has the Demolition Contractor prepared the final demolition report No No No No Yes
Has the Designer ensured compliance with statutory approvals?
Has the Designer/Architect prepared drawings from site surveys in case no such drawings are available?
Has the Designer/Architect prepared the needs assessment report for the refurbished facility?
Has the feasibility study identified the scope of refurbishment project?
Has the feedback from the project been used for best practice guidance notes?
(1994). Has the Health and Safety plan handed over to the Client? No No No No No No 12 The major issues are to be included in the health and safety plan for the construction phase which is required under the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations
Has the maintenance plan been prepared for efficient operation of the facility?
Has the Planning Supervisor been involved in the review process of method statements No No No Yes No No 7
Has the Planning Supervisor determined safe site transport arrangements and identified access points, egress routes and rescue procedures and
Has the Planning Supervisor identified safe practices and procedures?
Has the Planning Supervisor prepared a risk mitigation plan?
Has the Project Manager assessed all the site logistics?
Has the Project Manager ensured that inspections to detect hazards and unsafe conditions are carried out on a daily basis or other appropriate levels? No Yes No No No
Has the Project Manager finalised the sequence of works?
Has the Project Manager got the safety plan, method statements, risk assessments and refurbishment plan readily available before the work commences? No Yes No No No
Has the Project Manager identified Health and Safety criteria for the supply chain? No Yes No No No
Has the Project Manager made input to Health and Safety file? No Yes No No No
Has the Project Manager prepared any procurement strategy suitable for refurbishment?
Has the project manager prepared the sequence of refurbishment activities?
Has the Project Manager prepared the snag list and handed this over to the contractor? No Yes No No No
Has the Structural Engineer examined 'as built drawings', structural design and construction details of the existing structure? No No No No No
Has the Structural Engineer examined the structure for any movement in foundations, structural frame and wall panels? No No No No No
Has the Structural Engineer quantified the severity of any damage and geometric location of the damage? No No No No No
Has the Structural Engineer/Designer identified the elements which might be adversely affected during any additions and/or alterations? No No No No No Yes 5
Have all load bearing elements been assessed for load carrying capacity? No No No No No
Have all the affected walls and floors been adequately supported, shored or braced before demolition? No No No No Yes
Have all the work packages been awarded to the most preferred contractors No Yes No No No
Have the designers considered wind load conforming to BS 6399? No No Yes No No No 3 There are evidences where gable walls have collapsed as a result of not conforming to the BS 6399.
Have the gable walls been braced and tied properly?
Have the load paths been identified during the structural appraisal?
Have the vertical load bearing components been strengthened?
Have you conducted the end of project review to produce end-of-project review report?
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How far has the Client progressed with the appointment of the Designer/Architect? Yes No No No No No 1 The Designer could be the Architect, Engineer or any person who carries out this function in the process.
How far has the Client progressed with the appointment of the Structural Engineer? Yes No No No No
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Is the existing structure a framed structure?
Is the opening cut into floor extending the full span of the floor between supports? No No No No Yes
Is the Project Manager managing and monitoring the construction work against the job specifications and method statements? No Yes No No No
Is the structural steel being removed column length to column length?
Is there any record/prediction about the remaining service life of the damaged structure?
Is there structural continuity between key structural elements?
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Manager got safety plan, method statements, risk assessments and refurbishment plan readily available before the work commences? No Yes No No No
of the project respondents ICE Health and Safety Registered? No Yes Yes No Yes Yes 4 The Institution of Civil Engineers has established a health
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To what extent does the risk assessment include full risk assessment including risk of collapse? No No No No Yes No 3 A guide to risk assessments
To what extent has the Architect identified, evaluated and reviewed potential refurbishment proposals with respect to Health and Safety? No No Yes No No
To what extent has the Client been able to furnish information relating to design, construction, maintenance and history of the use of the building? Yes No No No No
To what extent has the Client provided all the information to enable the Planning Supervisor prepare the pre-tender H&S plan Yes No No Yes No No 5
To what extent has the contractor conducted safety induction for all the workers and explained the method statements? No No No No Yes
To what extent has the Demolition Contractor ensured that manual demolition starts at the top and proceeds downwards? No No No No Yes
To what extent has the Designer detailed the potential problems during and after the structural alterations? No No Yes No No No 5
To what extent has the Designer reviewed specifications relating to Health and Safety issues?
To what extent has the Planning Supervisor prepared Health and Safety control procedures? No No No Yes No No 5
To what extent has the Project Manager aligned Health and Safety plan with the procurement plan? No Yes No No No No 7
To what extent has the Structural Engineer identified existing structural distress, deformation and deterioration in the building elements?
To what extent has the structure been investigated for stability, integrity, and distortion? No No No No No
To what extent have all the Health and Safety issues been identified and enlisted before any proposed demolition?
To what extent have all the Health and Safety issues been identified and enlisted before any proposed demolition? No Yes No No Yes
To what extent have all the requirements of end users been captured? No No Yes No No No 1 Has the Client's brief or requirements for the refurbishment project been met by the Designer's drawings and/ or specifications?
To what extent have the condition of the foundations, roofs, walls and floors been assessed? No No No No No
To what extent have the daily inspections to detect hazards and unsafe conditions been carried out? No Yes No No Yes
To what extent have the Designers/Architect undertaken an environment impact assessment? No No Yes No No No 4 The designers play a major role in managing hazards associated with refurbishment. Please refer to Construction industry council CDM Designers'
To what extent have the load bearing elements been assessed for the presence of any cavities, chases or other sources of potential failure? No No No No No
To what extent have the method statements been prepared for safe working? No No No No Yes
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To what extent is the Client aware about his duties and responsibilities as the duty holder? Yes No No No No No 1 The clients have specific duties to carry out under CDM regulations. For more information please refer to HSE information sheet 39.
To what extent the method statements include detailed design of temporary supporting structures? No No No No Yes
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