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Legal Duties of the Client & Client's Agent and Construction Work Permit

 

LEGAL DUTIES OF THE CLIENT AND CLIENT’S AGENT - CONSTRUCTION REGULATION 5

A workshop outlining the legislative framework, international best practice and detailing the duties of the Client in compliance with Construction Regulation 5

 

The Department of Labour, through the Construction Regulations 2014 has legislated the duties of the Client. A greater emphasis and role is placed on the Client to lead the Health & Safety matters on a project. The new Construction Regulations introduces new responsibilities for clients who plan to undertake construction projects. To the unprepared this could have a significant negative impact on a project risk with the potential to significantly reduce the profitability of a project.

The workshop outlines the intention and purpose of the Duties of the Client and details what is required to comply with Construction Regulation 5 and 3, Delegates will learn what is required and how these may influence on programme sequencing, legal appointment structures, and construction contracts.  Where these implications are considered and addressed, they have the potential to improve profitability and reduce project risk.

 

Workshop Content:

 

·           Purpose and Intention

·           The International Labour Organisation Code and Standard of Practice

·           Risk Management Maturity

·           Health & Safety and Financial Risk

·           Legal framework

·           The Occupational Health and Safety Act

·           The Construction Regulations 2014

·           The Client’s Agent

·           The Client’s Construction Health and Safety Agent

·           The SACPCMP

·           The Construction Work Permit

·           CR 5 - The Duties of the Client

·           CR 3 – Application for Construction Work Permit

·           Implications for Legal Appointment structure

·           Implications for Project Programmes

·           Implications for Construction Contracts

 

Construction Work Permit workshop – Construction Regulation 3

 

Construction Work Permit, which is required prior to the commencement of construction work for projects exceeding a specific value and duration. There are 21 requirements which must be satisfied as part of the Construction Work Permit application.  To the unprepared this could have a significant impact on the financial planning, as well as, programming of projects. It also places new responsibilities and requirements on Clients(Property Developers) and Agents acting on behalf of clients who intend carrying out construction projects. 

 

The workshop outlines the intention and purpose of the Construction Work Permit and details The new Construction Regulations introduces new responsibilities for clients who are undertaking construction projects.  One of the new requirements from the 7 August 2015 is the what is required to comply with Construction Regulation 3, as well as, the permit process.  Delegates will learn what is required and the procedures involved. An added bonus is that delegates will receive editable electronic documentation which will assist in the preparation of the required application.  Delegates will also receive prepared legal documentation which has been checked and verified as legally sound by an Advocate specialising in Health and Safety.

 

Workshop Content:

 

·         Purpose and Intention

·         How the Permit relates to the ILO Code and Standard of Practice

·         Economic risks and the impact of the CWP

·         Who submits the CWP application?

·         The Permit Application

·         The Application Form

·         Documentation to be submitted

·         Timeframes

·         Cost of Permit Application

·         Where to direct CWP Applications

·         Declined Permit applications

·         Emergency maintenance work exceeding the value threshold

 

Who should attend:

 

·         Property Developers

·         EPC & EPCM Contractors

·         Construction Project Managers

·         Architects

·         Engineers

·         Any person/organisation acting as the Clients’ Agent

·         Health and Safety Agents and consultants

·         Department of Public Works officials

 

Type: Course
CESA Validation Num: CESA-811-01/2019
CPD Points: 1
Coordinator: Blessings Banda
Provider: Anthony Forgey
Presenter: Anthony Forgey
Fee: R 3 833.00 excl. VAT
R 4 369.62 incl. VAT
R500.00 discount incl. VAT for CESA members
Schedules:
  • Westville Conference Centre, Durban
  • Thu 7 September 2017  08:30 to 16:30