Fully up-to-date and expanded, this new edition of the popular handbook is a practical companion for Clerks of Works, Site Inspectors and anyone with the responsibility of managing construction works on site.Now called the Clerk of Works and Site Inspector Handbook, the book explains the traditional Clerk of Works or Site Inspector role and consequent liabilities under a standard building contract. The contemporary construction setting has brought additional duties and responsibilities to the role, and these are also fully explained.The relationship with the architect, client and other construction professionals is clarified, supported by comprehensive guidance on reporting, particularly of health and safety issues. The contractual and statutory requirements of every trade, as well as the quality and technical standards expected of them, are explained, interspersed with valuable insights into what to look for, check and test at every step of the way. Not only is this an invaluable reference for Clerks of Works and Site Inspectors, it also contains important lessons for newly qualified architects, those who carry out site inspections or act as resident site architects and Part 3 students.