How does Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2015 apply to Self Builders?

How does Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2015 apply to Self Builders?

Neil Munro Health & Safety

Everyone in the construction industry is obliged to comply with the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM 2015). These regulations set out what people involved in construction work need to do to protect themselves – and anyone the work affects – from harm. These regulations also apply to self builders although the degree to which they apply depends on …

What should construction clients look for in a Principal Designer?

What should construction clients look for in a Principal Designer?

Ian Stone Health & Safety

A Principal Designer is appointed by the client to have control over a project’s Pre-Construction Phase. The Principal Designer can be an organisation – or on a smaller project an individual – that has: A technical knowledge of the construction industry which is relevant to the project The understanding and skills to manage and coordinate the pre-construction phase, including any …