Principal Designer and CDM Regulations 2015
CDM Regulations 2015
There are significant changes to the CDM Regulations with a requirement for the appointment of a Principal Contractor and other duty holders. At Bespoke Safety Solutions we understand that designers will need a support mechanism in place to meet their obligations. Our Principal Designer support helps you to ensure your business fulfils its legal obligations under the revised CDM Regulations 2015.
What is the role of the Principal Designer?
Bespoke Safety Solution's role as Principal Designer on projects is to ensure that the design team, alongside the contractors and other suppliers, give due consideration to the health and safety of those who build the structure and those who will maintain and use the structure once complete.
Our Principal Designer package
As client, appointing a Principal Designer will save you time and allow the rest of the design and construction team to focus on their primary role, leaving Bespoke Safety Solutions to ensure that both you and they become and remain compliant under the new regulations at pre construction stage.
Our aim will be to get more Health and Safety pre-planning into your projects to help you complete them on time, on budget and more importantly safely. The package that we have developed will cover everything required to make sure that you comply with CDM 2015 legislation and protect your professional reputation.
Your Bespoke Safety Solutions Principal Designer will:
1. Advise the 'Project Team' on the responsibilities that the CDM Regulations 2015 place on the duty
holders - Client, Principal Designer, Designers, Principal Contractor and Contractors
2. Co-ordinate the risk assessment process during the design stage
3. Aid in the appointment of competent and best qualified suppliers, Designers and Contractors
4. Advise on the suitability of project documentation
5. Identify relevant information for inclusion and produce the pre-construction information
6. Ensure that the HSE is notified as required
7. Advise on the competency of appointed contractors
8. Prepare the Construction Phase Plan
9. Review and advise of the suitability of contractors risk assessments and method statements
10.Help prepare the required Health & Safety Files
11.Ensure compliance with all current Health, Safety and Environmental legislation throughout the
Developed & Supported by YorkSoft Ltd