by A Stupart (22-Jan-2003)
Every year defects in the UK construction industry cost at least £1 billion to repair or rebuild. Some of the defects will be the result of poor communication, for example, a poorly detailed drawing, operatives being given incorrect instructions or technical information not being available.
The first Good Building Guide gives advice on how communication can be improved to and around a construction site. It is relevant to all trades and work activities on the site. Improvements in communication should result in cost savings and a reduction in defects. (6 pages)
The second Good Building Guide makes particular reference to masonry construction. Improvements in communication should result in cost savings and a reduction in defects. (6 pages)