Reducing Risk and Liability through Better Specifications and Inspection

by
Committee on Inspection and Committee on Specifications of the Construction Division of ASCE

American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY
978-0-87262-301-9 (ISBN-13) | 0-87262-301-7 (ISBN-10), 1982, Soft Cover, Pg. 165

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Conference information: Specialty Conference: Reducing Risk and Liability through Better Specifications and Inspection | San Diego, California, United States | February 16-18, 1981

Out of Print: Not available at ASCE Bookstore.


Document Type: Book - Proceedings

Abstract: Papers presented at the Conference on Reducing Risk and Liability through Better Specifications and Inspection, and transcripts of the ensuing discussions are included in these proceedings. The issues of risks and liabilities prevalent in construction and how they can be reduced by improving the quality of construction specifications and inspection practices are examined. Specific topics covered include management of submittals to reduce liability, improving interpretation of specifications, inspector training, reducing owner liability through paper inspection techniques, cost and quality control, construction scheduling, the role of general consultants, and the role of the resident engineer.

Subject Headings: Liability | Inspection | Risk management | Consulting services | Training | Owners | Construction costs

 

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