By Trevor M Holroyd
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Carrying out regular projects for the supermarket chains and large units in the retail sector shows that each business has its own image. Experience on one project helps on the next, teams gain required skills and keep them in place within the team for future use. Projects become easier to carry out, efficiency increases. Everyone benefits. Product development Product development is about continuously developing a product using people with the appropriate knowledge and a system which ensures that we get what we want using methods which are steadily improved.
This takes time. The contractor needs to decide who his sub-contractors will be, consider their work methods, and then put these into the construction plan. A complaint heard from contractors is that clients want a quick start on site - or someone else will get the job. This seems poor business sense. Construction work goes much better when properly planned. Orders are best placed prior to entry onto site. Construction programmes need finalising before work starts. The sub-contractorswho will be involved initially need to feel part of the team.
An untidy site gives not just a poor image, it shows a lack of care. And the workforce stops caring. Provide adequate space and workstations. In construction efficiency terms we need to avoid people working too closely together - they get in each other’s way. Tempers rise and efficiency falls when we fail to do this. Ensure floors and traffic routes are suitable for their intended use. The 1974 Act demands the provision of a safe place of work with safe access and egress. Almost the same thing but traffic routes suitable for their intended use.