Sherwood Surveyors & Property Consultants

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PRINCIPAL DESIGNER

In the construction industry clients have a number of duties and responsibilities under Health & Safety legislation. We can help to advise you on these. Sherwood Surveyors take health and safety seriously and all technical staff hold The Institution of Occupational Safety & Health (IOSH) 'Managing Safety Certificate'.

CMD Coordinator

When undertaking construction projects The Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2007 (CDM Regulations) places a number of statutory duties on the clients which if not complied with could lead to criminal prosecutions. We can advise on Health & Safety matters as follows:

Client - (Person or organisation commissioning the work) - The Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2007 All Construction Projects - (Part 2 of the Regulations - excluding domestic clients)

  • Check/vet competence and resources of appointees.
  • Advise on resources and timing for all stages of a project.
  • Help collate pre-construction information for designers and contractors.

 

Notifiable Construction Projects (Part 3 of the Regulations)

As Principal Designer we are able to advise and assist our client with their duties to supervise the health and safety aspect of the project:

  • Notify the Heath & Safety Executive (HSE).
  • Co-ordinate the health & safety aspect of design work and co-operate with all involved with the project.
  • Facilitate good communication between client designer and contractors.
  • Liaise with principal contractor regarding ongoing design.
  • Prepare and update the health & safety file.

  CMD Coordinator

Principal Contractor - Client - The Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2007 Notifiable Construction Projects (Part 3 of the Regulations)

As Construction professionals with experience of a wide range of refurbishment and new build projects we are able to advise and assist contractors with their duties to supervise the health and safety aspect of the project:

  • Help prepare develop and implement a written plan and site rules (Initial Plan - Completed before construction phase).
  • Advise on suitable welfare and site security facilities.
  • Check competence of all appointees.
  • Advise on site induction training and any further information and training needed for the work.
  • Liaise with the Principal Designer regarding ongoing design.
 
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