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Unformatted text preview: he contract specifications) is an important
aspect of getting the job done right.
Pre-task planning, coordination of the
materials, tools and equipment, proper
instructions and trade or technical
skills are critical to proper installation
and, ultimately, the project’s success.
Measurement to determine that these
critical activities are occurring is vital,
but there must also be reinforcement
for doing the work correctly according
to agreed upon standards. Deficiencies
in quality manifest in a variety of ways,
chief among them is rework. The cost
of rework is tremendous.
Research performed by the Business
Roundtables Construction Industry
Cost Effectiveness Project concluded
that losses in production primarily
resulted from absenteeism and
turnover. The root cause of this is
workers having to perform their jobs in
unsafe working conditions and having
to perform excessive rework. Installing
work usually includes selecting the
material, purchasing the material,
transportation to the workplace,
unloading and staging. T...
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