CDM Co-ordination – Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2015

The Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2015 apply to all building and construction work in England and Wales. This includes new build, demolition, refurbishment, extensions, conversions, repair and maintenance,

Changes to the older 2007 Regulations means that even domestic clients are considered a ‘Dutyholder’ and have a set of legal duties to comply with.

RS Building Consultancy Ltd can act in the capacity of Principal Designer (formerly CDM Co-ordinator) advising Clients and other Dutyholders, if required, of their obligations.

Generally speaking, the duties of the Principal Designer are to;

  • Plan, manage, monitor and coordinate health and safety in the Pre-Construction Phase
  • Identify, eliminate or control foreseeable risk
  • Ensure Designers carry out their duties
  • Prepare and provide relevant information
  • Liaise with the Principal Contractor to assist with the planning, management and monitoring of the construction phase
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