Every construction contract awarded by the federal government requires the creation and use of an Activity Hazard Analysis (AHA) for each and every step or Definable Feature of Work (DFOW) of the project.
Let’s be honest, we’ve all persevered through the less-than-fun task of creating construction administrative submittals, such as Accident Prevention Plans, Quality Control Plans, and Environmental Protection Plans, along with all of the other more specialized plans.
According to over 65% of respondents in a recent poll of construction companies, paperwork redundancy was the number one problem facing the industry.
Years ago, working for a larger construction company, I had an epiphany that sometimes, even seasoned companies don’t necessarily do everything better.
A quality control plan (QCP) is essential to all construction projects, helping ensure that the project will be finished not only in a timely manner, but also in adherence to stringent contractual specifications.