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P8 - Infrastructure Required to Support Construction

Criteria

explain the purpose of the various parts of the infrastructure required to support the construction process.

 

Task

Your boss has asked that you look at what infrastructure will be needed to support the construction of the cafe, you should consider the following areas in your report:

  • Plant
  • Scaffolding
  • Temporary structures

 

Infrastructure refers to the equipment you will use to build the project, you will have covered some of this for your work on P6. Use pages 220 - 221 to help with this assignment

 

A good way to set out your report could be like this:

 

Item - Scaffolding

Purpose - Allows workers to operate safely at height

Description - A free standing structure that is made up of many steel poles bolted together in order to form safe a stable platforms

Cost - Normally hired per day for small builds, larger companies may own their own.

Notes - Must be erected by qualified personnel, guard rails must be in place once erected.

 

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