Loss Prevention Guidance

Liabilities arising from Checking or Reviewing Third Party Designs and/or Information

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Published in August 2012


Geotechnical engineers are often commissioned to review and check the reports and designs of others including designs of investigations. In doing so they can find themselves liable or jointly liable for losses arising from any construction defects arising from the implementation of those reports and designs. This document highlights some issues which Members should be aware of when taking on such commissions.