HEALTH & SAFETY MANAGEMENT
Cynan Consulting provide a full Health and Safety Management service and ensure that all measures are in place so that projects are run safely and that clients fully comply with their legal obligations.
Our service include:
- Advise clients on their legal obligation in terms of health and safety.
- Undertake Principal Designer duties.
- Advise clients and design teams of their responsibilities under Construction Design & Management (CDM) regulations 2015.
- Project Monitoring and Reporting.
- Assemble the Health & Safety File and co-ordinate the production of Operations & Maintenance manuals.
CDM Consultant/Principal Designer (formerly CDM Coordinator) North Wales
The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 came into force in April 2015 replacing the CDM regulations 2007. These regulations have placed responsibility for health and safety of a building project on the Client. Clients must ensure, as far as possible, that all construction work is carried out without risking the health and safety of workers and other personnel.
"A client is any individual or organisation that carries out a construction project as part of a business."
Making suitable arrangements for managing projects that allow health and safety risks to be managed impartially.
Reviewing and maintaining the arrangements for the project duration.
Providing information to all parties, whether tendering or appointed.
Ensuring, prior to commencement, that a construction phase plan is prepared and maintained.
Ensuring that the Principal Designer prepares a health and safety file that is maintained and made available to all personnel who need it for working on site.
Ensuring that all parties comply with their duties.
At MPS, we have extensive experience working as CDM Coordinator on a variety of projects. We have the expertise to act on behalf of Clients as CDM Consultant to ensure the requirements of the CDM 2015 regulations are met by fulfilling the Client’s responsibilities as shown above.
"A Principal Designer is a designer who is an organisation or individual (on smaller projects) appointed by the client to take control of the pre-construction phase of any project involving more than one contractor."
The Principal Designer role influences how health and safety risks are managed throughout a project and ensuring that the project is delivered in a way that protects the safety of everyone involved.
To plan, coordinate, manage and monitor health and safety during the pre-construction phase.
To help and advise clients put together pre-construction information and provide information required by all parties to carry out their duties.
To work with other personnel on the project to eliminate, reduce or control health and safety risks.
To ensure communication, cooperation and coordination of all parties during the pre-construction phase
To inform the Principal Contractor of risks that need controlling during the construction phase.
We have the knowledge to support our Clients and guide them through the new regulations and to act as Principal Designer or alternatively we can fulfil the role of sub-consultants to Principal Designers.