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Principal Designer's Handbook 2015 : Guide to the CDM Regulations

The new CDM regulations came into force on 6th April 2015 changing the face of pre-construction health and safety management on construction projects, large and small. This handbook provides a comprehensive road map to undertaking the new Principal Designer role that aims to bring pre-construction health and safety risk management into the hands of architects and other designers. Offering authoritative and straightforward guidance to carrying out these tasks, it also uses case studies and checklists to demonstrate how this can be done quickly and efficiently. It is broken into three key parts: * Introduction to the new CDM regulations 2015 including key changes and rationale, definition of role holders' responsibilities and the impact of these changes on architects and the wider industry * The Principal Designer's responsibilities including regulations and their meaning, the duties involved and how to carry them out including how to solve common problems * A broad overview of CDM management as a whole including the responsibilities of other duty holders, using CDM Advisers and additional services that clients may request over and above the Principal Designer duties.This book is designed for anyone taking on the Principal Designer role or acting as a CDM Adviser sub-consultant to the Principal Designer. It will also be invaluable for CDM Advisers supporting and advising clients and contractors.

Author: Association for Project Safety
ISBN: 9781859466049
Pages: 208 pages
Format: PDF
Size: 18.71 Mb


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