BS 8000-3:2020 Workmanship on construction sites. Part 3. Masonry. Code of practice

BS 8000-3:2020 + BS 8000-0:2014 Kit

Workmanship on construction sites. Masonry. Code of practice. Introduction and general principles

Status : Current   Published : June 2020


What is included in this kit?

BS 8000-0 Workmanship on construction sites. Introduction and general principles - The aim is to general principles of issues such as tolerance, accuracy, fit, preparation of materials and interdependencies between trades, and draws attention to certain health and safety issues.

BS 8000-3 Workmanship on construction sites. Part 3. Masonry. Code of practice - The standard addreses poor masonry workmanship, specifically wall ties not being embedded within the outer cavity leaf.

What is BS 8000 standard kit about?

BS 8000-0 describes the execution of works for a range of construction activities. BS 8000-3 provides recommendations for basic workmanship in relation to masonry but does not specifically address health and safety issues. For design aspects of masonry, the user is referred to BS 5628.

The aim of this British Standard is to encourage good workmanship by providing the following:

a) the most frequently required recommendations on workmanship for building work in a readily available and convenient form to those working on site;

b) assistance in the efficient preparation and administration of contracts;

c) recommendations on how designers' requirements for workmanship can be satisfactorily realized;

d) guidance on good practice on building sites for supervision and for training purposes (this guidance is not intended to supplant the normal training in craft skills);

e) a reference for quality of workmanship on building sites;

f) the recognition that design, procurement and project information are intended to be conducive to good workmanship on site

Who is BS 8000 Standard kit for?

- Brickwork colleges

- Brickwork contractors

- Contractors

- Designers

- Developers

- Employers’ agents

- Inspectors

- Operatives

- Quality controllers

- Specifiers

Why should you use the BS 8000 standard kit?

BS 8000-0 provides a context for the activities described in the individual parts, encouraging liaison and awareness of the adjoining/dependent trades and processes in the construction sequence. BS 8000-3 highlights the importance of health and safety procedures and draw attention to the relevant legislation/advice. It is the intention that it be used to better inform third-party inspectors, including clerk of works, building control inspectors, warranty providers and client agents.

Standard NumberBS 8000-3:2020 + BS 8000-0:2014 Kit
TitleWorkmanship on construction sites. Masonry. Code of practice. Introduction and general principles
Titles in this kitBS 8000-3:2020 Workmanship on construction sites

BS 8000-0:2014 Workmanship on construction sites

Publication Date16 June 2020
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
DescriptorsBlockwork, Mortars, Masonry work, Mixing, Damp-proof courses, Blocks (building), Construction systems parts, Materials handling, Cavity walls, Pointing, Brickwork, Walls, Storage, Building sites, Bricklaying, Construction works, Flues
ISBN978 0 539 14290 7
File Size0 KB

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