Building services engineering by David V. Chadderton

By David V. Chadderton

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By David V. Chadderton

This version of David Chadderton's textual content offers learn fabrics within the fields of building, architectural, surveying and effort engineering.

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This considers the physical and mental well‐being of employees in respect of the effect work could have on employees’ health, and what effect employees’ health may have on work. Some aspects of occupational health, for example medical surveillance concerning dealing with hazardous materials, such as asbestos, lead and compressed air, are mandatory. Other aspects of an occupational health programme, for example advice on healthy eating and back care, free eye tests and blood pressure measurements, are not mandatory but may be made available.

That is the responsibility of the main contractor and they owe no duty to supervise their works. However, building services engineers owe a duty of supervision to clients; hence, they could be liable in negligence for defective workmanship if they failed in their duty of care with respect to supervision. Liability for maintaining competency Building services engineers are required to maintain relevant competen­ cies to ensure that they discharge their duty of care. There are varying views as to how competency should be defined, maintained and regu­ lated.

If this is unavoidable they will need to document the consequences to inform the relevant parties. Building service engineers need to understand the scope of their liabili­ ties and obligations with respect to their design liability, providing cost and programming advice, defective workmanship, maintaining their own competencies and record keeping. With respect to attendance on site, building services engineers are expected to fulfil the conditions of their contract, which should state expectations for frequency and nature of site visits.

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