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The purpose of this short course is to equip participants with the appropriate know-how in respect to the documentation, modus operandi and the ins and outs of a Design-and-Build Contract (D&BC) and to draw their attention to the proper ways to administer such contracts and to manage their projects. The common pitfalls of awarding different hybrid forms of D&BC will also be discussed in general terms.

Institution of Engineers, Singapore

17 May 2018 to 17 May 2018

To prepare site personnel to become aware of the importance of details during scaffold erection, use and dismantling, in relation to proper documentation of SWPs, incidents, etc. and direct and continuous monitoring of scaffolds and workers on them

Institution of Engineers, Singapore

18 May 2018 to 18 May 2018

The WSH (Design for Safety) Regulations will be effective from 1 Aug 2016. It requires stakeholders such as Developers, Designers and Contractors to work together to address the risk at source and plan for the construction work, so as to identify and eliminate, as far as reasonably practicable, foreseeable risk(s) to the safety or health of any person (i) carrying out or liable to be affected by construction work for the structure, (ii) for whom the structure is a workplace, including an individual who maintains or cleans the structure, or anything in or on the structure, or (iii) who carries out or is liable to be affected by the demolition of the structure.The Design Phase is the earliest opportunity to incorporate Safety into a construction project. Just as productivity can be enhanced with early planning, so is the greatest impact for safety. Designing for safety starts at the conceptual and planning phases of a project with collective and conscious decisions by stakeholders about the design, methods of construction and later demolition, and also the materials used which enhance the safety of the building or structure.In 2008, WSH Council launched the Guidelines on Design for Safety in Buildings and Structures, followed by the DfS Coordinator Course in 2010. In addition to building DfS apabilities of stakeholders, WSH Council has developed the DfS Recognition Scheme which was launched in 2011. Consisting of the DfS Mark and DfS Award, the Scheme aims to recognize competent and outstanding projects that have addressed risk through design and hence ensure safe & timely completion of the project.

Institution of Engineers, Singapore

18 May 2018 to 18 May 2018

Safety in construction sites is of paramount importance not only to protect oneself but also to ensure safety for fellow personnel on site. This programme is for stakeholders in construction projects (Resident Engineers, Resident Technical Officers, Site Supervisor etc) and it explains the concepts related to risk management & control which can be applied to activities on construction site. Participants can apply the risk management & control concepts to create a safer workplace for themselves and their fellow site personnel. They will have an appreciation of how safety management systems and audits can be set up and how it can improve safety on site. They can also systematically investigate accident related to site activities and file reports to allow subsequent review and improvement.

Association of Consulting Engineers, Singapore

22 May 2018 to 22 May 2018

The Joint BOA-ACES Conference 2018 is an event where the architectural and engineering fraternities as well as other professionals, developers and builders in the construction industry gather to revisit, explore, debate, share and exchange their experiences on built environment and sustainability matters. We believe the Joint BOA-ACES Conference 2018 will have a greater outreach and benefit to the construction industry in this challenging time. The theme for the Conference is Collaborative Alliances: Building a Sustainable Business.Please note that spaces are limited and are subject to availability therefore we encourage you to register before the deadline on 14 May 2018. To register, please complete the registration form and return it to BOA/ACES with your payment. All participants will be given 8 CPD points (Architects) / 8 PDU points (PEs) for your attendance.

2 DAYS COURSE:This intensive course comprising lectures and case studies will enable participants to acquire sound technical knowledge of site risk management and appreciate how the construction insurance coverage is triggered. Technical aspects of the physical site work such as design and codes of practice will be addressed in relation to issues of dealing with the Contractor's All Risk (C.A.R) policy aspects during this session. Risk management on project sites will also be given adequate attention as these are essential to meet the policy conditions and clauses. Active learning concepts will be used to share the above subject matter with the participants.

Institution of Engineers, Singapore

12 Jun 2018 to 12 Jun 2018

Formwork structures have always been a highly hazardous item inthe construction industry. Continuing failures of formworks inSingapore have raised considerable alarm in the industry, thegovernment and the public.To address these concerns, and to update an outdated Code ofPractice for formwork, a Workgroup was formed in 2012 to developa new Code of Practice, SS580.This one-day course on formwork design and safety to revisedstandards and EuroCode aims to accomplish the following: Provide background material to and useful information onimproved standards in this area for this critical topic inworkplace safety; Present the basics of safe design of formwork structures andessential design requirements of SS580; Describe significant parts of the new Code of Practice forFormwork SS580:2012 to facilitate its use by designers andconstructors; Review a number of failure of formworks in Singapore andabroad to convey an understanding of causes; Discuss techniques to identify and evaluate the hazards, andmanage the risks; and, Offer practical guidelines for good practice in formworkdesign, erection, use, dismantling, inspection, andsupervision.The focus will be on basic concepts and procedures currently in usefor formwork in the construction industry.Objectives will include identification of principal contributory factors to formwork failures and their underlying rootcauses, and discussing how the new Code can eliminate or alleviate the problems.

Institution of Engineers, Singapore

13 Jun 2018 to 13 Jun 2018

The course covers the basic principles to handling and treatment of reinforcement and starter bars on site to prevent future corrosion problems. It also shares the salient issues when considering alternative protection of reinforcement under extremely harsh environment. It is useful for the Resident Engineer (RE) and Resident Technical Officer (RTO) to have knowledge of proper handling and treatment of reinforcement on site and understand the possible issues when considering other ways to protect reinforcement against future corrosion.

Institution of Engineers, Singapore

19 Jun 2018 to 19 Jun 2018

This is a 2-part programme comprising (Part 1) Preliminary design of high-rise buildings and (Part 2) Introduction to seismic design. The programme aims to allow participants to understand the importance that Structural needs to be addressed at the preliminary design stage of the project and to know the effect of distant earthquakes on buildings in Singapore.

Institution of Engineers, Singapore

19 Jun 2018 to 19 Jun 2018

Ever since the Workplace Safety and Health Act was enacted in Singapore in 2006, the safety scene in Singapore has been revolutionized.Starting with the introduction of mandatory risk management for the three hazardous industries namely,construction, manufacturing, and shipyards, the requirement was extended to six other sectors including medical facilities and eating places in 2008, and in September 2011 it covered all workplaces in Singapore.The Code of Practice for Risk Management was introduced in 2011, and revised in 2012. A further revision is under way and will be released shortly.While many industries have caught on to the new approach to reducing accidents and improving safety at the workplace through risk management, confusion persists in certain quarters on the scope of risk management, and the methodology for proper risk assessment and control. To guide the practitioners and broaden the coverage of the Act to all sectors, the course aims to review the procedures and recent changes to the Code of Practice.Apart from reviewing and emphasizing the previous guidelines mainly focusing on small and medium enterprises,the new Code expands the application to large enterprises, and suggests the numerical 5 by 5 risk matrix as a viable option, the most recent changes pertaining to the impact and assessment of human factors.The course will cover relevant portions of SS 506: Part 2: 2009, Singapore Standard on Occupational Safety and Health Management, pertaining to hazard identification, risk assessment and determining controls.Lecturer will bring into the course his extensive experience with risk management theory and practice.

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