Posts tagged construction
Protecting all parties in the construction sector

The liability of principals, contractors and subcontractors is an important issue for Australian businesses providing services or products to the built sector. 

The use of subcontractors is common in many industries and it is particularly prevalent in the construction industry. In this sector, a design and construct contract is commonly used, and requires the head contractor to have a single line of responsibility to the principal/developer. 

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Do You Know How To SWM?

A Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) is a document that outlines the high-risk construction work activities to be carried out at a workplace; the hazards that may arise from these activities; and the measures to put in place to control the risks identified. It is a documented approach to risk mitigation and may be the difference between working safely and/or causing serious injury to yourself or others.

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