Hong Kong Housing Authority and Housing Department

Building PASS

Building PASS
PASS Assessment

PASS assessments are conducted through site inspections, desk-top assessments and record checks by relevant Project Team (PT) members and PASS Assessment Team (PAT). The assessments comprise:

Engineering Works Assessment

The Engineering Works Assessment comprises Structural Works Assessment and Site Formation Works Assessment.

The Structural Works Assessment comprises on-site inspection of various key trades and site inspection records. It is composed of four factors:

The Site Formation Works Assessment comprises on-site inspection of geotechnical works and site records. It is composed of five factors:

Architectural Works (Interim) Assessment

The Architectural Works (Interim) Assessment comprises on-site inspection of various key trades, materials on-site and inspection of regular test results; required under the contract to be conducted on critical items susceptible to latent defects. The assessment will cover procedural checks emanating from the inspections on site, such as, compliance with specified trade procedures,  standards of workmanship and finishes in progress and quality of materials on-site.

The Architectural Works (Interim) Assessment is composed of 11 factors:

Management Input Assessment

The Management Input Assessment measures the Contractor's site management capabilities directly against defined standards and provides a fair means of comparing the performance of individual contractors.

The Management Input Assessment is composed of four factors:

Programme and Progress Assessment

The Programme and Progress Assessment is conducted mainly by referring to adequacy (i.e. the comprehensiveness and updateness) of the contractor's programme. Progress performance is assessed by using two basic complementary "tools" to guide the actual progress achievement in the period under assessment in a more complete and wider perspective.

The Programme and Progress Assessment is composed of six factors:

Environmental and Other Obligations Assessment

The Environmental and Other Obligations Assessment is composed of two factors:

Safety Assessment

The Safety Assessment is composed of five factors:

Architectural Works (Final) Assessment

The Architectural Works (Final) Assessment will cover detailed on-site inspection of the final "as-built" workmanship and finishes to flats, public areas and external works at the completion stage of the building. It is at the stage that any evidence of poor workmanship is most patently visible, particularly in the areas of internal and external walls, ceiling, doors, windows and components, etc.

The Architectural Works (Final) Assessment is composed of 14 factors:

Maintenance Period Assessment

The Maintenance Period Assessment is used to assess the contractor's performance on a project during the Maintenance Period following certified completion.

The Maintenance Period Assessment is composed of three factors:

Further Information

For further information on Building PASS, please contact Team 5, Procurement and Technical Secretary Section of the Housing Department:

 

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