Under the CDM Regulations 2015, the Principal Designer (PD) has a central role and wide-ranging responsibilities within your project.
Under the CDM Regulations 2015, the Principal Designer (PD) has a central role and wide-ranging responsibilities within your project. These duties include
1. Identifying, eliminating or controlling foreseeable risk
2. Ensuring the Designers carry out their duties
3. Identify/eliminate/control (so far as is reasonably practicable) any risks we can foresee to the health and safety of all involved with the project who:
Carry out or are liable to be affected by construction work
Maintain or clean a structure
Use a structure designed as a workplace
4. Assist you in assisting the client in the provision of the Pre Construction Information which is required by Regulation 4, in a prompt manner and in a convenient format
5. Report to you anything we are aware of that could be likely to endanger your own health and safety as well as that of others
6. Liaise with the Principal Contractor to assist in the planning, management, monitoring and coordination of the construction phase
7. Cooperate with and ensure that all persons involved with the Preconstruction phase cooperate with the Client, the Principal Designer and each other
For us to take on and be successful in the role of PD, it is vital we integrate ourselves as team members and not be seen as an outside influence.
We strive to gain the vital buy-in from the entire team involved. We manage significant and foreseeable risks utilising a common sense approach.
We ensure design risk management is at the forefront of the principal designer role. We ensure compliance and provide a positive impact on projects. To put it simply, we add value.
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