PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED.
The CIRIA guide Tower crane stability (C654) published in 2006 promoted the safe design of foundations for, and use of, tower cranes through an improved understanding of temporary works design and health & safety issues.
However, since 2006, significant factors affecting the design of tower cranes have changed. These include:
- implementation of Eurocodes and withdrawal of certain relevant British Standards
- design standards have been introduced, which include wind maps and directional application of wind, resulting in additional load cases
- loads provided by suppliers are provided in a format not envisaged by the 2006 guidance.
This update aims to demonstrate how to ensure the safe design of tower cranes in response to changes post-2006. The guide will also highlight the potential for catastrophic events and reference the need for appropriate risk management activity, in light of a series of relevant accidents to tower cranes.
The update is intended for clients, property owners, project managers, designers, contractors and crane suppliers.
Delegates at this event will:
- Learn about the detail of CIRIA’s updated guidance on Tower Crane Stability
- Meet the author team behind the guidance
- Network with industry professionals and peers
09:00 Registration and refreshments
09:30 Chair's introduction
Alan Gilbertson, Gilbertson Consultant Limited
09:40 Tim Watson
Author, Tim Watson Consulting
10:00 Stuart Marchand
Author, Wentworth House Partnership
10:20 James McFarlane
Guest speaker, Laing O'Rourke
10:50 Chair's closing remarks
Who should attend
Clients, property owners, project managers, designers, contractors and crane suppliers
5 February 2019
9.30am - 11.00am (registration from 9am)
15 Long Lane
London, EC1A 9PN
Free for CIRIA members
£50+VAT for non-members
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