The Construction Insurance Risk Engineers Group
The Construction Insurance Risk Engineers Group (CIREG) comprises Risk
Management Professionals working in the United Kingdom within the Insurance Industry who
specialise in Risk Management of Building and Civil Engineering
CIREG is a semi-formal Group and our members are
employed by Insurance Companies, Insurance Brokers and Risk Management
Consultants who work predominantly within the Construction Insurance
CIREG members give professional risk management advice to Insurers,
Clients and Contractors. We also liaise with Professional and Statutory
Organisations to develop effective Controls, Guidelines and Codes of
Practice for risk management of construction works.
CIREG and its Members have acted in the past on behalf of the UK CAR
Underwriters Group (Association of British Insurers) and the British
Tunnelling Society (Institution of Civil Engineers) in the development
of Risk Management Guidance and Codes of Practice for construction
works, including the following:
Association of British Insurers (ABI) and the British Tunnelling Society
‘The Joint Code of Practice for Risk Management of Tunnel Works in the
UK’ (September 2003).
The International Tunnelling Insurance Group (ITIG):
‘A Code of Practice for Risk Management of Tunnel Works’ (2nd
Edition, May 2012).
Construction Federation & Fire Protection Association with Association
of British Insurers, Chief Fire Officers Association & London Fire
‘Fire Prevention on Construction
Sites - The Joint Code of Practice on the Protection from Fire of
Construction Sites and Buildings Undergoing Renovation' (Ninth
Edition, September 2015).
The UK CAR Underwriters Group (UKCA) & CIREG:
Best Practice Guidance: 'The Avoidance of Water Damage on
Construction Sites' (4th Edition, June 2015).
Health and Safety Executive (HSE) via the Royal Institution of
Chartered Surveyors (RICS):
‘HSG168 - Fire Safety in Construction
Work: Guidance for Clients, Designers and those managing and carrying
out construction work involving significant fire risks’.
The Structural Timber Association (STA) -
formerly The UK Timber Frame Association (UKTFA):
‘UKTFA 16 Steps to Fire Safety - Promoting best
practice on Timber Frame construction sites (Revised March 2011)'
Construction Industry Research and Information Association (CIRIA):
‘CIRIA (CON 183) Major Hazards in Construction Project’.
Latest CIREG Publications
CIREG Crane Aide Memoire
Inspection Safety Guide for Insurance
Loss Control Engineers and Surveyors
UKCA & CIREG Guidance Note
Best Practice Guidance on 'The Avoidance
of Water Damage on Construction Sites'
(4th Edition, June 2015)
'Risk Management of Tunnelling Projects'
Presentation by Ade Adeyemo CEng MICE
at the Construction Special Interest Group (SIG)
of the Institute of Risk Management (IRM)
26th July 2011