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Temporary Works References (last updated 2nd September 2017 )

1965 - 1980 1980 1990 2000 2005
2010 2015

References are given in chronological order and are given in good faith.


1965 to end 1980 home | return to index | return to top of page

  1. RODIN, S., Pressure of Concrete on Formwork, The Institution of Civil Engineers, Proceedings, Part 1, Volume 1, November 1952, Number 6, Paper No 5863, pp 709-745. Document superseded by Kinnear's Report in 1965

  2. KINNEAR, R.G., The pressure of concrete on formwork, Civil Engineering Research Association, now Construction Industry Research and Information Association, CERA Research Report No 1.,London, April 1965, 44p. [Document superseded by CIRIA Report 108 in September 1985]

  3. Birling Road Bridge Collapse 1 killed 17 injured - 22 March 1971

  4. THE CONCRETE SOCIETY, Falsework - Report of the joint committee, The Concrete Society and the Institution of Structural Engineers, Technical Report TRCS 4, London, July 1971, 52pp. Document superseded by BS 5975 - Code of practice in 1982 )

  5. BSI Falsework Code drafting committee set up - 10 October 1972

  6. Loddon Viaduct Collapse 3 killed 10 injured - 24 October 1972.

  7. GREAT BRITAIN LAW STATUTES, Health and Safety at Work etc, Act 1974, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1975, 109pp.

  8. BRAND, R E., Falsework and access scaffolds in tubular steel. McGraw-Hill Book Company (UK) Ltd., London, 1975, 237pp.

  9. BRAGG, S.L., Final report of the Advisory Committee on Falsework, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, June 1975, 151pp

  10. HARRISON, T.A., The application of accelerated curing to apartment formwork systems, Cement and Concrete Association Advisory Note, British Cement Association Publication No 45.032, Slough, 1977, 9pp.

  11. THE CONCRETE SOCIETY, Formwork - Report of the joint committee, The Concrete Society and the Institution of Structural Engineers, Technical Report TR 13, London, March 1977, 76pp. (Document superseded)

  12. CREASY, E., Concrete Toadstools, British Cement Association, Publication No 97.405, Slough, April 1979, 30pp.


1980 to end 1989 home | return to index | return to top of page

  1. HARRISON, T.A., The pressure on vertical formwork when concrete is placed in wide sections, Cement and Concrete Association, Research report No 22, London, March 1983, 40pp.

  2. SINGAPORE STANDARD, Specification for Frame scaffolding, SS280: 1984 (1994), Singapore, March 1984, inc AMD No. 1 April 1998 and AMD No. 2 Nov 1994, 38pp, ISBN 9971-67-116-6

  3. HARRISON, T.A. and CLEAR, C., Concrete pressure on formwork, Construction Industry Research and Information Association, Report 108, London, September 1985, 32pp

  4. ILLINGWORTH, J.R., Temporary works - their role in construction, Thomas Telford Limited, London, 1987, 296pp. (Superceded by Pallett/Grant in March 2012.)

  5. CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY RESEARCH AND INFORMATION ASSOCIATION, Structural renovation of traditional buildings, CIRIA Report 111, London, 1986 (reprinted 1987), 99pp.

  6. BENNETT, D.F.H., Kickerless construction, BCA Guide, British Cement Association publication Reference 47.023, London, 1988, 6pp.

  7. PALLETT, P.F. and BIDDLECOMBE, D.A., Superstructure techniques, Proceedings of conference "Economic construction techniques", 16th November 1988, Institution of Civil Engineers, Thomas Telford Ltd., London, 1989, p41-55

  8. WILSHERE, C.J., Formwork, ICE Works Construction Guide, Thomas Telford, 1989, 96pp.

  9. Qi TRAINING, Good Formwork Practice, Available in DVD & VHS Video, Qi Training, Swindon, November 1989, 35mins..


1990 to end 1999 home | return to index | return to top of page

  1. BRITISH STANDARDS INSTITUTION, BS 1139 : Part 1 Section 1.2 : 1990, Specification for aluminium tube, London, October 1990, 4pp.

  2. Qi TRAINING, Curing and protecting concrete and striking formwork, Available in DVD & VHS Video, Qi Training, Swindon, May 1992, 25mins..

  3. THE CONCRETE SOCIETY, Trough and Waffle Floors, Technical Report 42,ISBN 0 946691 44.4, Slough, May 1992, 33pp.

  4. HONG KONG BUILDING ORDINANCE, Tropical Hardwood Timber, PN 153 Ref: BLD(B)GR/ENV/18, Practice Note for Authorized persons and registered structural engineers, Hong Kong, July 1992, 3pp.

  5. BUILDING RESEARCH ESTABLISHMENT, Repairing or replacing lintels, BRE Good Building Guide, GBG 1, September 1992, 8pp.

  6. BUILDING RESEARCH ESTABLISHMENT, Providing temporary support during work on openings in external walls, BRE Good Building Guide, GBG 15, November 1992, 8pp.

  7. BUILDING RESEARCH ESTABLISHMENT, Temporary Support: assessing loads above openings in external walls, BRE Good Building Guide, GBG 10, December 1992, 6pp.

  8. CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY RESEARCH AND INFORMATION ASSOCIATION, The design and construction of sheet-piled cofferdams, CIRIA and Thomas Telford, London, 1993, 85pp. ISBN 0 7277 1980 7, London, 1993, 85pp.

  9. CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY RESEARCH AND INFORMATION ASSOCIATION, Formwork striking times - criteria, prediction and methods of assessment, CIRIA Report R136, London, August 1995, 60pp. ISBN 0 86017 431 X

  10. STANDARDS AUSTRALIA, Formwork for concrete, AS 3610 : 1995, Standards Association of Australia, Sydney, April 1995, inc AMD No.2 January 2003, 72pp, ISBN 0-7262-9658-9.

  11. BRITISH STANDARDS INSTITUTION, BS EN 336: 1995 : Structural Timber. Coniferous and poplar. Sizes. Permissible deviations., London, 1995, 16pp. ISBN 0 580 24611 6

  12. SINGAPORE STANDARD, Code of practice for Scaffolds, CP 14:1996, Singapore, November 1996, 103pp, ISBN 9971-67-568-4

  13. CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY RESEARCH AND INFORMATION ASSOCIATION, Bridges - design for improved buildability, CIRIA Report R155, London, June 1996, 150pp. ISBN 0 86017 440 9

  14. KAMALA N., DICKENS J, and PALLETT P.F., Site measurement of loads in shores and reshores, Article in CONCRETE, March/April 1996, Volume 30 Number 2, Slough, pp 16-17

  15. GODLEY, M.H.R. and BEALE, R.G., Sway stiffness of scaffold structures, Article in The Structural Engineer, Volume 75/No. 1, 7 January 1997, London, pp4-12.

  16. SINGAPORE STANDARD, Code of practice for The Structural use of timber, CP 7:1997, Singapore, August 1997, 103pp, inc Erratum No. 1 September 1999, ISBN 9971-67-608-7

  17. BUILDING RESEARCH ESTABLISHMENT, Removing internal loadbearing walls in older dwellings, BRE Good Building Guide, GBG 20, January 1999, 8pp, ISBN 1 86081 264 3.

  18. HEALTH AND SAFETY EXECUTIVE, Safe use of lifting equipment, Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998, ACOP Health and Safety booklet L 113, ISBN 0 7176 1628 2, HSE Books, Sudbury, January 1999, 62pp.

  19. INSTITUTION OF STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS, Temporary demountable structures, Guidance on procurement, design and use. ISE Report, Second Edition, London, March 1999, 116pp, ISBN 1 874266 45 X

  20. BRITISH STANDARDS INSTITUTION, BS EN 1065:1999 Adjustable Telescopic steel props - product specifications, design and assessment by calculation and test, London, November 1999, 35pp. ISBN 0 580 32838 4.


2000 to end 2004 home | return to index | return to top of page

  1. PALLETT P.F., Where are formwork, falsework and scaffolding standards going, Article in CONCRETE March 2000, Volume 34 Number 3, Crowthorne, p10-p14.

  2. BRITISH CEMENT ASSOCIATION, Early age strength assessment of concrete on site, Best Practice Guide No. 1 for in-situ concrete frame buildings, BCA Ref. 97.503, April 2000, 4pp. ISBN 0 7210 1554 9

  3. BEEBY A.W., A radical redesign of the in-situ concrete frame process, Task 4: Early striking of formwork and forces in backprops, The University of Leeds, Building Research Establishment Ltd. Report BR 394, London, 2000, 106pp inc 3 " disk, ISBN 1 86081 386 0

  4. CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY RESEARCH AND INFORMATION ASSOCIATION, Controlled Permeability Formwork, Joint Report CIRIA/Concrete Society, Report C511, London, July 2000, 102pp. ISBN 0 86017 511 1

  5. SINGAPORE STANDARD, Code of practice for formwork, CP 23- 2000, Singapore, September 2000, 34pp, ISBN 9971-67-817-9

  6. BRITISH STANDARDS INSTITUTION, BS 4074: 2000, Specification for steel trench struts, London, October 2000, 12pp. ISBN 0 580 33214 4

  7. PALLETT, P.F. Construction joints and stop ends with Hy-Rib and ggbs concretes, Article in Concrete, Volume 34, Number 10, November/December 2000, pages 37-40, Concrete Society, Crowthorne. Available as an Acrobat download from:
    http://www.hy-rib.com/pdfs/hyribnews.pdf

  8. AMERICAN CONCRETE INSTITUTE, Guide to Formwork for Concrete, Publication ACI 347-01, Farmington Hills, MI, January 2001, 32pp, ISBN 0 87031 067 4.

  9. CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY RESEARCH AND INFORMATION ASSOCIATION, Trenching Practice, Report 97 Second Edition, March 2001, 66pp. ISBN 0 86017 192 2

  10. BRITISH CEMENT ASSOCIATION, Early striking and improved backpropping, Best Practice Guide No. 4 for in-situ concrete frame buildings, BCA Ref. 97.505, April 2001, 4pp. ISBN 0 7210 1556 5

  11. CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY RESEARCH AND INFORMATION ASSOCIATION, Permanent formwork in construction, Joint Report CIRIA/Concrete Society, Report C558, London, May 2001, 174pp. ISBN 0 86017 558 8

  12. FERGUSON, S.A., Formwork (falsework) shore design loads: an evaluation of current practice, Article in Concrete, Volume 35, Number 5, May 2001, pages 28-30, Concrete Society, Crowthorne.

  13. BEEBY, A.W., Criteria for the loading of slabs during construction, Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Structures and Building 146, May 2001, Issue 2, pages 195-202, ICE, London.

  14. BRITISH STANDARDS INSTITUTION, BS EN 39 : 2001 Loose steel tubes for tube and coupler scaffolds - Technical delivery conditions, August 2001, London 18pp, ISBN 0 580 37960 4

  15. HEALTH & SAFETY EXECUTIVE, Investigation into aspects of falsework, HSE Ref: CRR 394/2001, Sudbury, December 2001, 200pp, ISBN 0 7176 2232 0, Available as download from
    http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/crr_htm/2001/crr01394.htm (2.5 Mb)

  16. GORST, N. J. S., WILLIAMSON, S. J., PALLETT, P. F., CLARK, L. A., Friction in temporary works, Health and Safety Executive Research Project Unit Ref: HSLSC284, The University of Birmingham, January 2002, 54pp.

  17. CONCRETE SOCIETY, Guide to the construction of reinforced concrete in the Arabian Peninsular, Joint Report CIRIA/Concrete Society, Ref: CS136, Concrete Society, Crowthorne, March 2002, 232 pages, ISBN 0 946691 93 4.

  18. BRITISH STANDARDS INSTITUTION, BS 5268 -2: 2002 Structural use of timber, Part 2: Code of Practice for permissible stress design, materials and workmanship, inc AMD No. 1, London, December 2007, 176pp. ISBN 978 0 580 60816 2

  19. PALLETT P.F., GORST N.J.S., CLARK L.A. and THOMAS D.A.B., Friction resistance in temporary works materials, Article in CONCRETE, June 2002, Volume 36 Number 6, Crowthorne, p12 - p15.

  20. YANHOVE,Y. and DJELAL, C., Formwork pressures with self-compacting concrete, Article in CONCRETE, June 2002, Volume 36 Number 6, Crowthorne, p22 - p23. [ See Errata for Table 2 in CONCRETE July/August 2002.]

  21. BRITISH STANDARDS INSTITUTION, BS EN 13377: 2002 Prefabricated timber formwork beams -Requirements, classification and assessment, London, Dec. 2002, 28pp. ISBN 0 580 40939 2

  22. BRITISH STANDARDS INSTITUTION, BS EN 12811-3#058; 2002 Temporary works equipment - Part 3: Load testing, London, Dec. 2002, 36pp. ISBN 0 580 40896 5

  23. CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY RESEARCH AND INFORMATION ASSOCIATION, Crane Stability on Site, CIRIA C703 (Formerly SP131), London, January 2003 (reprinted December 2010), 119pp. ISBN 978-0-86017-703-6

  24. PALLETT, P.F. Striking of Flat Slabs, Article in CONCRETE, May 2003, Volume 37 Number 5, Camberley, p30- p32.

  25. CONCRETE STRUCTURES GROUP, Guide to Flat Slab Formwork and Falsework, CONSTRUCT report, Concrete Society Publication No. CS140, Crowthorne, June 2003, 160pp. ISBN 0 946691 90 8

  26. FERGUSON, S.A., Limit States Formwork (includes falsework ) Design Changes in AS 3610.0:2003, Proceedings of the 21st Biennial Conference of the Concrete Institute of Australia, Brisbane, Concrete Institute of Australia. July 2003, pp 39-48.

  27. CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY RESEARCH AND INFORMATION ASSOCIATION, Retention of masonry façades - best practice guide, CIRIA Report C579, London, September 2003, ISBN 0 86017 579 0, 332 pp.

  28. CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY RESEARCH AND INFORMATION ASSOCIATION, Retention of masonry façades - best practice site handbook, CIRIA Report C589, London, September 2003, ISBN 0 86017 589 8, 86 pp.

  29. NEWMAN, J., CHOO, B.S., Advanced Concrete Technology - Volume 3 Processes, Chapter 14 Slipform (HORNE, R.) 24pp, and Chapter 20 Formwork and falsework (PALLETT, P.F.) 26pp, Elsevier, Oxford, November 2003, ISBN 0 7506 5105 9

  30. BRITISH STANDARDS INSTITUTION, DD 7995: 2003 Specification for temporary access platforms - Performance and design requirements, and test methods, London, December 2003, 20pp. ISBN 0 580 42449 9

  31. BRITISH STANDARDS INSTITUTION, BS EN 12810-1: 2003 Façade scaffolds made of prefabricated components - Part 1: Products specifications, London, June 2004, 24pp. ISBN 0 580 43908 9

  32. BRITISH STANDARDS INSTITUTION, BS EN 12810-2: 2003 Façade scaffolds made of prefabricated components - Part 2: Particular methods of structural design, London, June 2004, 30pp. ISBN 0 580 43909 7

  33. BRITISH STANDARDS INSTITUTION, BS EN 12811-1: 2003 Temporary works equipment - Part 1: Scaffolds - Performance requirements and general design, London, June 2004, 58pp. ISBN 0 580 43279 3

  34. BRITISH STANDARDS INSTITUTION, BS EN 12811-2: 2004 Temporary works equipment -Part 2: Information on materials, London, August 2004, 20pp. ISBN 0 580 44303 5

  35. DHIR R. K., McCARTHY M. J., CALISKAN S. & ASHRAF M. K. Design formwork pressures for the range of new cement, superplasticised and self-compacting concretes. DTI research contract No. 39/3/739 (CC2399) University of Dundee Report CTU/3004, Sept 2004, 133pp

  36. DORAN, D., Site Engineers Manual, Chapter 11 Formwork, Scaffolding, Falsework and Façade Retention , Whittles Publishing, Caithness, October 2004, ISBN 1 870325 24 9, 452pp

  37. BUILDING RESEARCH ESTABLISHMENT, Working platforms for tracked plant, Ref. BR470, Garston, November 2004, 65pp ISBN 1 86081 700 9

  38. BRITISH STANDARDS INSTITUTION, BS EN 1991-1-3:2003 EuroCode 1 Part 1-3: General Actions - Snow loads, London, December 2004, 57pp, ISBN 0 580 42307 7

  39. BRITISH STANDARDS INSTITUTION, BS EN 12813:2004 Temporary works equipment - Load bearing towers of prefabricated components - Particular methods of structural design, London, December 2004, 20pp, ISBN 0 580 44835 5

  40. EXPAMET BUILDING PRODUCTS, Designers' Guide to the use of Hy-Rib, 3rd Edition, Hartlepool, December 2004, 34pp. (Available as a *.pdf file 1.65 Mb download by clicking here. )


2005 to end 2009 home | return to index | return to top of page

  1. BURROWS M., CLARK L., PALLETT P., WARD R., THOMAS D, Falsework verticality: leaning towards danger? Proceedings of ICE, Civil Engineering, February 2005, Pages 41-48, Paper 13624
    (Awarded Telford Prize in 2006 by ICE for best technical paper.)

  2. BRITISH STANDARDS INSTITUTION, BS EN 1004:2004 Mobile access and working towers made of prefabricated elements - Materials, dimensions, design loads, safety and performance requirements. London, March 2005, 32pp, ISBN 0 580 45755 9

  3. BRITISH STANDARDS INSTITUTION, BS EN 1991-1-4:2005+A1:2010 EuroCode 1 Part 1-4: General Actions - Wind Loads, London, April 2005, Including Amemdment No. 1, January 2011, 148pp, ISBN 978 0 580 68497 5

  4. CONCRETE SOCIETY, Self-compacting Concrete -A review, Report TR 62, Camberley, May 2005, 80pp ISBN 1 90448219 8

  5. BRITISH STANDARDS INSTITUTION, BS 8437:2005 Code of practice for selection, use and maintenance of personal fall protection systems and equipment for use in the workplace, London, May 2005, 146pp, ISBN 0 580 45817 2

  6. AMERICAN CONCRETE INSTITUTE, Formwork for Concrete, 7th Edition, M.K. Hurd, ACI Publication Ref. SP47TH, September 2005, ISBN 0-87031-177-8, 500pp

  7. McKENNA,P., Controlled permeability formwork, Current Practice Sheet No.144, CONCRETE, October 2005, Vol.39, No.10 pp 28-31

  8. PREFABRICATED ACCESS AND SUPPLIERS' AND MANUFACTURERS' ASSOCIATION, Operator's code of practice for Prefabricated aluminimum alloy and fibreglass towers , 12th Edition, Leeds, december 2005, 25pp.

  9. BRITISH STANDARDS INSTITUTION, BS 1139--6:2005 Metal Scaffolding - Part 6:Specification for prefabricated tower scaffolds outside the scope of BS EN 1004, but utilizing components from such systems,London, December 2005, 12pp, ISBN 0 580 47560 3

  10. CONCRETE STRUCTURES GROUP, A Guide to the safe transportation of formwork and falsework equipment,CONSTRUCT, Camberley, 2005, 15pp, ISBN 1 904482 23 6

  11. SMITH, N.J., Managing Risk in Construcion Projects, 2nd edition, Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, February 2006, 244pp, ISBN 1 4051 3012 1

  12. HEALTH AND SAFETY EXECUTIVE, Health and safety in construction, Health and Safety series booklet HSG 150 (Third edition), ISBN 0 7176 6182 2, HSE Books, Sudbury, May 2006, 100pp.

  13. BRITISH STANDARDS INSTITUTION, BS 8454:2006, Code of practice for the delivery of training and education for work at height and rescue, May 2006, London, 24pp,ISBN 0 580 48250 2

  14. BRITISH STANDARDS INSTITUTION, BS 4978 : 2007: Specification for visual strength grading of softwood, London, May 2007, 22pp. ISBN 978 0 580 50714 4

  15. PALLETT, P.F., Temporary Works Update, Article in 40 years Concrete, Volume 40, Number 6, July 2006, pages 16-20, Concrete Society, Camberley.

  16. CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY RESEARCH AND INFORMATION ASSOCIATION, Tower Crane Stability, Report C654, September 2006, London, 90pp, ISBN 0 86017 654 1

  17. BRITISH STANDARDS INSTITUTION, BS EN 74-1:2005, Couplers for steel tube, Requirements and test procedures, September 2006, London, 24pp,ISBN 0 580 49096 3

  18. TIMBER RESEARCH and DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION, GD2 How to calculate the design values of loads using Eurocodes, TRADA Technology Report GD2, Second Edition, September 2006 High Wycombe, 20pp, ISBN 1 900510 49 9

  19. NATIONAL ACCESS & SCAFFOLDING CONFEDERATION, SG28:06 Safe System of Work for Scaffolding Associated with Timber Frame Building Construction, December 2006, NASC, London, 16pp.

  20. BUILDINGS DEPARTMENT, Hong Kong, Guidelines on the Design and Construction of Bamboo Scaffolds, Hong Kong, 2006, 24pp. (Available as a *.pdf file download by clicking here.)

  21. BUILDING RESEARCH ESTABLISHMENT, BR 495, Formwork for Modern, Efficient Concrete Construction, IHS brepress, Watford, June 2007, 24pp, ISBN 978-1-86081-975-9

  22. CONCRETE STRUCTURES GROUP, A Guide to the Safe Use of Formwork and Falsework, Ref CSG/005,CONSTRUCT, Camberley, May 2008, 54pp, ISBN 978 1 904482 41 3

  23. CONCRETE SOCIETY, Good Concrete Guide 6: Slipforming of vertical structures, Concrete Society, Ref. CS162, Camberley, June 2008, 32pp, ISBN 978 1 904482 44 4

  24. BRITISH STANDARDS INSTITUTION, NA to BS EN 1991-1-4:2005+A1:2010, UK National Annex to Eurocode 1 - Actions on structures Part 1-4 Wind Actions, London, September 2008, incorporating National Amendment No. 1, January 2011, 42pp, ISBN 978 0 580 73818 0

  25. RAMANATHAN. M., Hong Kong - Bastion of Bamboo Scaffolding, Proceedings of The Institution of Civil Engineers, Volume 161, Issue CE4, London, November 2008, pp177-183.

  26. CONCRETE SOCIETY, Good Concrete Guide 8, Concrete Practice, Concrete Society, Ref. CS164, Camberley, November 2008, 84pp, ISBN 978 1 904482 48 2 (replaces Blackledge)

  27. HEALTH AND SAFETY EXECUTIVE, Protecting the public - your next move, Health and Safety series booklet HSG 151, ISBN 978 0 7176 6294 4, HSE Books, Sudbury, 2009, 30pp.

  28. PALLETT, P.F. Concrete groups for formwork pressure determination, Article in Concrete, Volume 43, Number 2, March 2009, page 44 and 46, Concrete Society, Camberley.

  29. BRITISH STANDARDS INSTITUTION, BS 2482:2009, Specification for timber scaffold boards, BSI, London, June 2009, 24pp, ISBN 978 0 580 54403 3

  30. CONCRETE STRUCTURES GROUP, Safe Erection and Dismantling of Soffit Support Systems, DVD, Camberley, August 2009, 17 minutes.

  31. BRITISH STANDARDS INSTITUTION, PD 6688-1-4:2009 Background Information to the National Annex to BS EN 1991-1-4, London, November 2009, 54pp ISBN 978 0 580 58273 8.


2010 to end of 2014 home | return to index | return to top of page

  1. BRITISH STANDARDS INSTITUTION, BS EN 13670:2009 Execution of concrete structures, London, February 2010, 74pp, ISBN 978 0 580 67067 1

  2. CONSTRUCT, National Structural Concrete Specification for Building Construction, Concrete Society Publication Ref: CCIP- 050, Camberley, ISBN 978 1 904818 96 0, 4th Edition, April 2010, 126pp

  3. NATIONAL ACCESS & SCAFFOLDING CONFEDERATION, SG25:10 Access and Egress from Scaffolds, November 2010, London, 8pp.

  4. HEALTH & SAFETY EXECUTIVE, The management of temporary works in the construction industry, Ref: SIM 02/2010/04, November 2010, 12pp ( Currently being updated )

  5. BRITISH STANDARDS INSTITUTION, BS EN 12812:2008 Falsework - Performance requirements and general design, London, January 2011, 52pp, ISBN 978 0 580 60505 5

  6. NATIONAL ACCESS & SCAFFOLDING CONFEDERATION, SG4:You , User Guide to SG4:10 Preventing Falls in Scaffolding, London, January 2011, 84pp, ISBN 978 0 9549515 6 6

  7. UK WATER INDUSTRY RESEARCH Ltd., Civil Engineering Specification for the Water Industry, (Seventh Edition), March 2011, WRc plc, Swindon, 160pp ISBN 9 781 898920 68 7

  8. MARPLES, F.The role and competence of temporary works coordinators, Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Volume 164, Issue CE2, page 53, London, May 2011

  9. BEAL, A.N., Floor slabs, lasers and levels, Article in Concrete, Volume 45, Issue 09, September 2011, pages 15-17, Concrete Society, Camberley. CLICK here for link.

  10. BRITISH STANDARDS INSTITUTION, BS 5975:2008+A1:2011, Code of practice for temporary works procedures and the permissible stress design of falsework, BSI, London, October 2011, 218pp, ISBN 978 0 580 74257 6

  11. AUSTRALIA STATUTES, Work Health and Safety Regulations 2011, Select Legislative Instrument 2011 No. 262, December 2011, 601pp.

  12. BRITISH STANDARDS INSTITUTION, BS 6187:2011, Code of practice for full and partial demolition, BSI, London, December 2011, 160pp, ISBN 978 0 580 65566 1

  13. NATIONAL ACCESS & SCAFFOLDING CONFEDERATION, TG9:12 Guide to the design and construction of temporary roofs and buildings, January 2012, London, 40pp.

  14. NATIONAL ACCESS & SCAFFOLDING CONFEDERATION, TG20::12 Supplement No.1, Effect of wind to BS EN 1991-1-4򎅵, incorporating Appendix H Tying to impermeable facades, London, Revision A, January 2012, 16pp.

  15. THE STEEL CONSTRUCTION INSTITUTE, Steel Designer's Manual, Seventh Edition, Wiley-Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford, February 2010, 1,398pp. ISBN 9781405189408 ( Also available as free ebook *.pdf download )

  16. GRAUBNER C., BOSKA E., MOTZKO C., and PROSKE T., Formwork pressure induced by highly flowable concretes - design approach and transfer into practice, March 2012, Article in Structural Concrete, Journal of the fib. Vol. 13 pp 51-60, ISSN 1464-4177

  17. GRANT, M. and PALLETT, P.F., Temporary Works: Principles of design and construction, February 2012, ICE Publishing, London, 370pp, ISBN 978 0 7277 4177 6 (hard copy b/w ) eISBN 978 0 7277 4199 8 (ebook colour )
  18. THE CONCRETE SOCIETY, Formwork - a guide to good practice, Third Edition, Special Publication CS 030, The Concrete Society, Camberley, April 2012, 306pp. ISBN 978 1 904482 68 0

  19. THE CONCRETE SOCIETY, Formwork - a guide to good practice (3rd Edition) Worked Examples, Publication CS 169, The Concrete Society, Camberely, April 2012, 72pp. ISBN 978 1 904482 69 7

  20. THE CONCRETE SOCIETY, Visual Concrete - Finishes, Publication CS 170, The Concrete Society, Camberley, February 2013, 26pp, ISBN 978 1 904482 74 1

  21. THE CONCRETE SOCIETY, Visual Concrete - Control of blemishes, Publication CS 172, The Concrete Society, Camberley, February 2013, 26pp, ISBN 978 1 904482 72 7

  22. BRITISH STANDARDS INSTITUTION, BS EN 13374:2013 Temporary edge protection systems - Product specificaton, test methods, London, June 2013, 38pp, ISBN 0 580 76189 8

  23. TEMPORARY WORKS FORUM, Hoardings - a guide to good practice, Ref TWf2012:01, London, October 2012 (Revised December 2013 and April 2014 ), 46pp Available as free *.pdf file by clicking on TWf2012_01_Apr14_Hoardings_good_practice.pdf

  24. TEMPORARY WORKS FORUM, Stability of Reinforcement Cages Prior to Concreting, Ref TWf2013:01, London, October 2013 (Addendum October 2014), 24pp Available as free *.pdf file by clicking on TWf2013:01 and the Addendum file.

  25. THE CONCRETE SOCIETY, Checklist for Erecting and Dismantling Falsework - Concrete Society Leaflet, Ref CS123, Crowthorne, January 2014, 20pp. ISBN tba (Available only as set with CS 144 below )

  26. THE CONCRETE SOCIETY, Checklist for the Assembly, Use and Striking of Formwork - Concrete Society Leaflet, Ref CS144, Camberley, January 2014, 20pp. ISBN tba (Available only as set with CS 123 above )

  27. ROBERTS, J., Errors on a terrible day, Article in NEW CIVIL ENGINEER, 16th January 2014,London,pp 8-9 Available by clicking on John Roberts Blog.

  28. NATIONAL ACCESS & SCAFFOLDING CONFEDERATION, TG20:13 Operational Guide - A comprehensive guide to good practice for tube and fitting scaffolding, London, 21st February 2014, 224pp with eGuide software.

  29. NATIONAL ACCESS & SCAFFOLDING CONFEDERATION, TG20:13 Design Guide - Technical guidance on the use of BS EN 12811-1, London, 21st February 2014, 206pp.

  30. NATIONAL ACCESS & SCAFFOLDING CONFEDERATION, TG20:13 User Guide - Good practice guidance for tube and fitting scaffolding, London, 21st February 2014, 32pp. ( small pocket guide.)

  31. BRITISH STANDARDS INSTITUTION, PAS 128:2014 Specificaton for underground utility detection, verification and location London, 30th June 2014, 36pp, ISBN 0 580 79824 5

  32. NATIONAL ACCESS & SCAFFOLDING CONFEDERATION, TG20:13 Supplement 1 - London, 22nd September 2014, 4pp (Available as pdf file )

  33. INSTITUTION OF CIVIL ENGINEERS, Structural Anchor Advances, Special Report, New Civil Engineer, London 25th September 2014, 11pp

  34. CONSTRUCTION PLANT-HIRE ASSOCIATION, Good Practice Guide - Ground Conditions for Construction Plant, Ref. CPA 1402, CPA, London, October 2014, 73pp Available as free *.pdf download by clicking on link in CPA 1402.

  35. HEALTH & SAFETY EXECUTIVE, Scaffold Checklist, updated December 2014, 6pp. Available as free download only from www.hse.gov.uk/construction/safetytopics/scaffoldinginfo.htm

  36. NEW CIVIL ENGINEER, Making BIM fit the form - Future technology:Temporary Works, Infrastructure Report 2015, 18th December 2014, article in NCE pages 10-11.

  37. BS 1139-6:2014 Metal Scaffolding. Prefabricated tower scaffolds outside scope of BS EN 1004, but utilizing components from such systems. Specification. London, 31st December 2014, 34pp, ISBN 978 0 580 83646 6.


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  1. HEALTH AND SAFETY EXECUTIVE, Managing health and safety in construction, Guidance on Regulations, Publication L 153, HSE Books, Sudbury, March 2015, 90pp, ISBN 978 0 7176 6626 3. (includes the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 ) Available hardback or as free *.pdf document by clicking on L 153 Guidance.

  2. CONSTRUCTION SKILLS, CDM 2015 - SIX seperate Industry Guidance notes for: clients, designers, principal designers, contractors, principal contractors and workers. Construction Skills, March 2015, (only available as free *.pdf documents.)

  3. THE CONCRETE SOCIETY, Plain Formed Concrete Finishes ( Second Edition ), Concrete Society Technical Report No. 52, Camberley, April 2015, 48pp. ISBN 978 1 904482 84 0

  4. TEMPORARY WORKS FORUM, Temporary Works Forum Yearbook 2015, Emap Ltd., Special Report 26/11/15 published with nce, 36pp.

  5. NATIONAL ACCESS & SCAFFOLDING CONFEDERATION, SG4:15 Preventing Falls in Scaffolding Operations, SG4:15, November 2015, NASC, London, 68pp, ISBN 978 0 9934076 0 4

  6. CONSTRUCTION PLANT-HIRE ASSOCIATION, Good Practice Guide for the Management of Shoring in Excavations, Part 2 - Hazard Identification for Risk assessment, Ref. STIG 1501, CPA, London, Published November 2015, 28pp
    Available as free *.pdf download by clicking on link in CPA Part 2 STIG 1501.

  7. BRITISH STANDARDS INSTITUTION, PAS 8812:2016 , Temporary Works - Application of European Standards in design - Guide. BSI, London, January 2016, 64pp, ISBN 978 0 580 881725 5

  8. ARCELORMITTAL, Piling Handbook, 9th Edition, Luxembourg, January 2016, C5 Loose leaf 14 Chapters, 455 pp. (available as free *pdf download by clicking on www.arcelormittel.com ) ISBN 078-99959-0-194-3

  9. TEMPORARY WORKS FORUM, Information Sheet No.2 - Temporary Works Training, TW16.005, 18th January 2016, London, 5pp (Available as a free *.pdf download by clicking on TW16_005_TWf_Temporary_Works_Training.pdf )

  10. CONSTRUCTION PLANT-HIRE ASSOCIATION, Good Practice Guide for the Management of Shoring in Excavations, Part 1 - Management Process, Ref. STIG 13/01, CPA, London, First Published, June 2013, Revised February 2016, 24pp. Available as free *.pdf download by clicking on link in CPA STIG 13/01.

  11. NATIONAL ACCESS & SCAFFOLDING CONFEDERATION, Scaffold Specification Template (Guide to Managing and Appointing Scaffolding Contractors), London, NASC, 5th April 2016, 20pp

  12. PALLETT, P. F., Temporary Works Toolkit, Part 4, An introduction to backpropping of flat slabs, Article in The Structural Engineer, December 2016, Vol. 94, Issue 12, pages 38-41.

  13. TEMPORARY WORKS FORUM, Yearbook 2016, Industry Report, New Civil Engineer, December 2016, 32p, (Published by Plexus email nceedit@emap.com. )

  14. PALLETT, P. F., Temporary Works Toolkit, Part 6, Backpropping of flat slabs - design issues and worked examples, Article in The Structural Engineer, January 2017, Vol. 95, Issue 1, pages 30-32.

  15. TEMPORARY WORKS FORUM, Information Sheet No.3 - Principal Designer- Guidance on Temporary Works, TW16.106, 10th January 2017, London, 8pp

  16. BRITISH STANDARDS INSTITUTION, PAS 8811:2017, Temporary Works - Major infrastructure client procedures - Code of practice, BSI, London, January 2017, 42pp, ISBN 978 0 580 88171 8

  17. BRITISH STANDARDS INSTITUTION, 17/30349707 DC, BS 5975:2018, DRAFT FOR PUBLIC COMMENT; Code of Practice for Temporary Works Procedures, Follow link at BS 5975 DPC - Comment ends 31st October 2017.

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