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Quality Assurance / Quality Control (QA/QC) During On-Site Construction Phase

Bureau Veritas Industry - Quality Assurance / Quality Control (QA/QC) During On-Site Construction Phase


"QA/QC activities to ensure project is being built according to the quality plan approved by the Project Owner and that construction activity comply with applicable regulations and/or standards."


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BUSINESS CHALLENGE

The QA/QC service consists of performing checks and tests throughout the construction process in order to assist the Project Owner (i.e. the Client) in making sure that the project is being built according to the quality plan the Project Owner has approved.


 

SCOPE

Bureau Veritas Industry - Quality Assurance / Quality Control (QA/QC) During On-Site Construction PhaseThe QA/QC service provided by Bureau Veritas Industry relates to the following items, when applicable:
Structural works:

  • Foundations
  • Framework intended to support permanent, climatic, live loads and seismic loads and convey them to the foundations
  • Main walls, roofs, windows and doors providing at least partial protection against external natural elements
  • Fixed partitions and connections

Mechanical Electrical & Plumbing (MEP) Installation:

  • Electrical installations
  • Fire safety system installations
  • Heating, ventilating and air-conditioning installations
  • Plumbing systems
  • Mechanical installations
  • Welding Inspections
  • Building management systems (BMS) installations

Interior & Exterior Finishing Works:

  • Floor coverings
  • Insulation and waterproofing
  • Fixed and suspended ceilings
  • Carpentry works
  • Aluminium and stainless steel works
  • Wall finishes
  • Protective coatings, painting and preservatives
  • Façade and exterior claddings
  • Handrails and balustrades

Roads and Utilities Infrastructure:

  • Roads and utilities infrastructure giving access to buildings, including without limitation drainage gutters and waste water pipes
  • Landscaping (including playgrounds, gardening areas, etc.)
  • Parking areas

 

SOLUTION

The QA/QC service provided by Bureau Veritas Industry during the construction stage will include the following:

  • Review the consistency of the quality plan and execution drawings as submitted by the contractor(s) and approved by the Project Owner
  • Propose any needed amendment in order to meet the specified quality requirements.
  • Perform planned inspections
  • Check compliance of site works with execution drawings, project specifications and approved materials
  • Through examination of testing and/or inspection reports, verify the quality of building materials, prefabricated components and their origin according to the given specifications
  • Identify non-conformance or non-completed items and notify the contractors/suppliers concerned for corrective and preventive actions
  • Check that the above-mentioned actions are effectively implemented
  • Participate to the work acceptance at the different construction phases and assist the Project Owner in the final acceptance

 

OTHER SERVICES

Bureau Veritas Industry - Quality Assurance / Quality Control (QA/QC) During On-Site Construction Phase

Subject to an express agreement by the parties, the QA/QC service may be supplemented, when appropriate, with other services such as:
  • Design verification
  • Schedule, Quantity and Cost Monitoring
  • Construction Site Safety
  • Permit Application Assistance



WHY BUREAU VERITAS INDUSTRY?

Established in 1828, Bureau Veritas is a global leader in testing, inspection and certification (TIC), delivering high quality services to help clients meet the growing challenges of quality, safety, environmental protection and social responsibility. As a trusted partner, Bureau Veritas Industry offers innovative solutions that go beyond simple compliance with regulations and standards, reducing risk, improving performance and promoting sustainable development.

Bureau Veritas Industry's core values include integrity and ethics, impartial counsel and validation, client focus and safety at work. The company is recognised and accredited by major national and international organisations and offers its clients a fully-integrated solution set.




CONTACT

For details about this service, please contact Bureau Veritas Industry:

Munyaradzi Machemedze
Building, Inspection & Infrastructure Manager

Mobile: +27 (0)72 624 8608
Office: +27(0) 11 217 6390
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