Michael O’Reilly, Director, O’Connor Sutton Cronin, writes about how modern methods of construction, and in particular off-site manufacturing, is delivering solutions for Irish construction, but the sector needs to address several issues before it can fully benefit from the construction method.
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As everyone involved in projects at this difficult time will be aware, the construction industry is facing a litany of novel issues courtesy of the Covid-19 emergency, and the unprecedented measures taken by Government to deal with it.
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The construction industry is on track to have the lowest recorded workplace fatalities this year, with two recorded deaths in 2019. The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) reports 164 non-fatal workplace incidents in construction from January to June 2019.
The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) has officially launched Construction Safety Week 2019, which will run from 21st to 25th October.
Requirement for Professional Indemnity insurance for construction companies explained. What you need to know… The current insurance market for PI or Professional Indemnity insurance for construction companies is changing rapidly. Very shortly PI is likely to become mandatory for all Construction Companies, writes David Lynch, Capital Cover Group. What is Professional Indemnity? Professional Indemnity insurance […]
What to do to minimize the impact of the hard insurance market Reduce construction insurance costs The signs would suggest that a hardening of the rates and an increase in premium for Employers’/Public Liability (EL/PL) insurance for the construction sector is on the cards and may be imminent. However, there are a few things that […]
John FFF O’Brien of John Farage O’Brien Dispute Resolution Consultants, reflects on the lessons learned over 14 years as a contract claims consultant and advocate Construction Dispute Resolution It never ceases to amaze me that many of the professional people I meet have no idea that some of the biggest commercial contract disputes in this […]