Yearly Archives: 2014

Structural Steel

  Where this industry standard reflects the OHS Act and OHS Regulations (including the construction regulations), this is indicated by the use of the word “must”. In such cases, this guidance must be followed. Steel structures should be designed in accordance with the key Australian standards dealing with the design, fabrication and erection of steel structures.  Workers…
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Permits & Inspections

FOOTING INSPECTION: is to be performed after footing is dug with chairs and rods in place and before concrete is poured. The permit applicant is required to call requesting an inspection 48 hours in advance of desired inspection date.  FOUNDATION INSPECTION: is to be performed before framing work begins or backfill is installed. Grease traps…
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Architecture & Design

After the award of the project to the general contractor the architect and other members of the team must remain fully involved. Decisions previously made may require clarification; suppliers' information must be reviewed for compliance with the Contract Documents; and substitutions must be evaluated. If changes affect the operation of the building, it is especially…
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