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Avoiding Claims in Building Design: Risk Management in Practice / Edition 1

Avoiding Claims in Building Design: Risk Management in Practice / Edition 1

by Malcolm Taylor


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780632053261
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 05/25/2000
Pages: 306
Product dimensions: 6.82(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.63(d)

About the Author

Malcolm Taylor FRICS was a partner in Building Design Partnership responsible for co-ordination of quality in practice operation including professional indemnity matters, terms of engagement and building contracts. He led the team which introduced a quality management system and obtained ISO 9001 certification.

He has lectured and written widely on management systems for construction professionals, including contractual and quality assurance aspects.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Part 1 - Principles and Practice of Risk Management; Defining and identifying risk; Risk anatomy of practice; A view of the professions; Their risk patterns;.

The boundaries of risk between the professions; Quality assurance and risk management compared; Relationships between practitioner; Insurers and legal professions; Steps necessary to introduce risk management into the office: Part 2 - The Techniques of Risk Management; Setting up appointment; Creating the team; Means of controlling resourcing; Managing the job; Health and safety; CDM; The building procurement process; Tendering and contract award; Administering the building contract; Post-completion; How to handle claims against the practice; Archiving; I.T.; Appendices

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