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TEMPORARY WORKS AND EQUIPMENT ................................................... 2 

14.1 

GENERAL...................................................................................................... 2 

14.1.1  Scope
14.2 

TEMPORARY WORKS.................................................................................. 2 

14.2.1  General
14.3 

TEMPORARY EQUIPMENT .......................................................................... 2 

14.3.1  General

TEST CERTIFICATES FOR CRANES AND LIFTING TACKLE..................... 3 

14.4.1  General

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TEMPORARY WORKS AND EQUIPMENT

14.1

GENERAL

14.1.1

Scope

1

This Part specifies the requirements for Temporary Works required in connection with
construction of the Works and temporary plant and equipment required in connection with
aiding the construction of the Works. It does not include overpumping activities in respect of
sewers and drains.

2

Related Parts and Sections are as follows:
Section 11
Health and Safety

3

Occupational Health and Safety concerning temporary works and equipment is covered in
Section 11 Health and Safety

14.2

TEMPORARY WORKS

14.2.1

General

1

Everything used for and in connection with the Temporary Works shall be fit for the purpose,
in serviceable condition and in compliance with any relevant standard.

2

The Contractor shall design his Temporary Works to be of adequate strength, stability and
suitability.

3

The Contractor shall submit details of any Temporary Works proposed to the Engineer for
review before commencing the work. Such details shall include, but not be limited to design
calculations and drawings. The submission to the Engineer of any such details shall not
relieve the Contractor of his responsibility for sufficiency of the Temporary Works or of his
other duties and responsibilities under the Contract.

4

The Contractor is responsible for ensuring that Temporary Works are not in any way
detrimental to existing structures in any way. Particular care shall be taken with scaffolding
to avoid staining or mechanical damage to finishing.

5

The Contractor shall make safe and reinstate all areas affected by Temporary Works.

14.3

TEMPORARY EQUIPMENT

14.3.1

General

1

The Contractor shall provide and maintain in good condition on the Site all plant, tools and
vehicles necessary for the proper and safe execution of the Works.

2

Temporary equipment shall be fit for the purpose for which it is to be used.

3

Temporary equipment shall only be operated by personnel who are trained and qualified.

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TEST CERTIFICATES FOR CRANES AND LIFTING TACKLE

14.4.1

General

1

Cranes, whether used to construct the Works or provided as part of the permanent Works,
must have a current test certificate.

2

Each sling, shackle or other item of loose lifting tackle, whether used to construct the Works
or provided as part of the permanent Works, must have either a current manufacturer's test
certificate or a current test certificate.

3

Test certificates must be issued by a competent testing authority approved by the Engineer.

4

The Contractor must have a copy of each test certificate on site available for inspection by
the Engineer.

5

The following Standards and Code of Practice shall be complied with and where such
documents are replaced or superseded the Contractor shall comply with the latest version:
(a)
Mobile and Tower Cranes: BS 1757, BS 2799 and CP 3010.
(b)
Overhead Cranes: BS 466 and BS 5744.
(c)
Slings: BS 1290, BS EN 1492, ISO 4309 / 3481 Pt 2, ASME B30.9.
(d)
Chain Blocks: BS 3243.
(e)
Shackles: Alloy: BS 3551/ BS 6994.
(f)
Chain: BS 4942 part 1 & 6.
(g)
Hooks: BS 2903, ASME B30.10.
(h)
Ring and link: BS 2902.

6

A monthly inspection of lifting appliances shall be carried out by a competent person
employed by the Contractor. Full records of all such inspections and tests shall be kept by
the Contractor in an approved form and shall be made available to the Engineer immediately
upon demand. Copies of monthly inspection reports shall be submitted to the Engineer.
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