This guide has been prepared to promote good practice in the design, specification, construction and safe use of fonnwork for both insitu and precast concrete. It contains infonnation for the economic and safe design of wall fonnwork used in both building and civil engineering construction. When used for the design of soffit formwork the guide is intended to be read in conjunction with BS 5975, Code of Practice for Falsework The guide assumes that fonnwork will be designed by persons with the relevant design and practical experience. The guide gives infonnation for the building design team, the planning supervisor, for the contractor as well as for the sub-contractor and supplier.
Building construction & materials, Structural engineering