HKIS – DWSS Webinar

Sr Miranda Lui, Founder and Managing Director of #MESGroup, was invited by The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors 香港測量師學會 – HKIS to speak on the Technical Circular No. 3/2020 Digital Works Supervision System (DWSS) on Friday 4 December 2020. The webinar was well attended by over 75 professional surveyors from different disciplines.

The DWSS is essentially a web-based centralized portal of collecting construction works information and managing the workflows of site activities to enhance efficiency, safety and quality performance.

According to Development Bureau TC(W) no. 3/2020, from 1st April 2020, capital works exceeding HK$300M are required to adopt the DWSS with an aim of enhancing the standard and efficiency of works supervision as well as the quality and safety of works.

Bureau/Departments are encouraged to adopt the DWSS in other works contracts, such as maintenance and term contracts, with a view to strengthening works supervision. The speaker will introduce the platform for DWSS with local examples to share experiences and for discussions with participants.

The speaker shall share her experience in the following areas:

(A) Introduction of DWSS

(B) The practical application of DWSS in 5 mandatory modules:
• Request for Inspection/ Survey Check (RISC) Form;
• Site Diary/ Site Record Book;
• Site Safety Inspection Records;
• Cleaning Inspection Checklists;
• Labour Return Record.

(C) The impact of using DWSS to the HK construction industry