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CDM Consultant Service

Our CDM Consultant service can assist Clients, Principal Designers, Principal Contractors and Contractors in managing Health and Safety in accordance with the Construction Design and Management Regulations 2015 (CDM 2015) during the planning stage and the construction stage, each assignment will be different.

Pre-Construction Information (PCI); in accordance with CDM 2015 Reg 4(4) Clients are required to provide pre-construction information as soon as is practicable to every Designer and Contractor appointed, or being considered for appointment, to the project. Pre-Construction Information must be proportionate to the size and complexity of the project, PJB Safety Services can assist with its formulation.

Construction Phase Plan (CPP); in accordance with CDM 2015 Reg 4(5)(a) the Client must ensure that the Principal Contractor or Contractor (for single contractor projects) prepares a Construction Phase Plan (CPP) before that phase begins. The CPP must be proportionate to the size and complexity of the project. PJB Safety Services can assist with reviewing a CPP and advise on any changes required.

 

The Health and Safety File: is defined as a file appropriate to the characteristics of the project, containing relevant health and safety information to be taken into account during any subsequent project CDM 2015 Reg 12 (5)-(10). The file is only required for projects involving more than one contractor.

The file must contain information about the current project likely to be needed to ensure health and safety during any subsequent work, such as maintenance, cleaning, refurbishment or demolition. PJB Safety Services can assist with the development the health and safety file, information that should be considered for inclusion:

  1. A brief description of the work carried out;

  2. Any hazards that have not been eliminated through the design and construction processes

  3. Key structural principles

  4. Hazardous materials used

  5. Information regarding the removal or dismantling of installed plant and equipment

  6. Health and safety information about equipment provided for cleaning or maintaining the structure;

  7. The nature, location and markings of significant services, including underground cables; gas supply equipment; fire-fighting services etc;

  8. Residual Risk Assessment must also be included

  9. Information and as-built drawings of the building, its plant and equipment

There should be enough detail to allow the likely risks to be identified and addressed by those carrying out the work. However, the level of detail should be proportionate to the risks.

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