Flashcards in Construction (Design and Management) Reg 2015 CDM 2015 Deck (11):
What are the main duties of Commercial Clients under CDM 2015??
Organisations or individuals for whom a construction project is carried out that is done as part of a business.
Make suitable arrangements for managing a project, including making sure:
1 - Other dutyholders are appointed as appropriate
2 - Sufficient time and resources are allocated
3 - Relevant information is prepared and provided to other dutyholders
4 - The principal designer and principal contractor carry out their duties
5 - Welfare facilities are provided
What are the main duties of Domestic Clients under CDM 2015??
People who have construction work carried out on their own home (or the home of a family member) that is not done as part of a business.
Though in scope of CDM 2015, their client duties are normally transferred to:
1 - The contractor for single contractor projects
2 - The principal contractor for projects with more than one contractor
However, the domestic client can instead choose to have a written agreement with the principal designer to carry out the client duties.
What are the main duties of Designers under CDM 2015??
Organisations or individuals who as part of a business, prepare or modify designs for a building, product or system relating to construction work.
When preparing or modifying designs, eliminate, reduce or control foreseeable risks that may arise during:
1 - Construction
2 - The maintenance and use of a building once it is built
Provide information to other members of the project team to help them fulfil their duties.
What are the main duties of Principal Designers under CDM 2015??
Designers appointed by the client in projects involving more than one contractor. They can be an organisation or an individual with sufficient knowledge, experience and ability to carry out the role.
Plan, manage, monitor and coordinate health and safety in the pre-construction phase of a project. This includes:
1 - Identifying, eliminating or controlling foreseeable risks
2 - Ensuring designers carry out their duties
Prepare and provide relevant information to other dutyholders.
Liaise with the principal contractor to help in the planning, management, monitoring and coordination of the construction phase.
What are the main duties of Principal Contractor under CDM 2015??
Contractors appointed by the client to coordinate the construction phase of a project where it involves more than one contractor.
Plan, manage, monitor and coordinate health and safety in the construction phase of a project. This includes:
1 - Liaising with the client and principal designer
2 - Preparing the construction phase plan PDF
3 - Organising cooperation between contractors and coordinating their work.
4 - Suitable site inductions are provided
5 - Reasonable steps are taken to prevent unauthorised access
6 - Workers are consulted and engaged in securing their health and safety
7 - Welfare facilities are provided
What are the main duties of Contractor under CDM 2015??
Those who carry out the actual construction work, contractors can be an individual or a company.
Plan, manage and monitor construction work under their control so it is carried out without risks to health and safety.
For projects involving more than one contractor, coordinate their activities with others in the project team – in particular, comply with directions given to them by the principal designer or principal contractor.
For single contractor projects, prepare a construction phase plan.
What are the main duties of Workers under CDM 2015??
Those working for or under the control of contractors on a construction site.
1 - Be consulted about matters which affect their health, safety and welfare
2 - Take care of their own health and safety, and of others who might be affected by their actions
3 - Report anything they see which is likely to endanger either their own or others’ health and safety
4 - Cooperate with their employer, fellow workers, contractors and other dutyholders.
When is a project notifiable under CDM 2015 ??
A construction project is notifiable if the construction work is expected to:
1 - Last longer than 30 working days and have more than 20 workers working at the same time at any point on the project or
2 - Exceed 500 person days
All notifications are done via a online F10 form.
What is included within the PD PCIP?
Typical information to be included within the PCIP will be the following:
1 - A description of the project.
2 - Any key dates
3 - Contact details of the project team.
4 - The extent and location of existing information. e.g. plans, H&S files, asbestos surveys etc.
5 - All project arrangements; e.g. planning info, site security, permit-to-works system etc.
What is included within the H&S File?
Typical information to be included within the H&S File will be the following:
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 (eg safe working loads for floors and roofs)
4 - info on Hazardous materials used (eg lead paints and special coatings);
5 - Info for dismantling of installed plant and equipment.
6 - H&S guide for cleaning or maintaining the structure.
7 - Location of services.
8 - info on as-built drawings.