MatrixArchitecture is able to undertake the role of Principal Designer under the new CDM Regulations 2015 on a selective basis, to ensure compliance with the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 by integrating health and safety management firmly within the management of construction projects. We are fully qualified to deliver this service with full membership of the Association for Project Safety

MatrixArchitecture prides itself in taking a practical, pro-active approach to fulfilling the Principal Designers requirements as laid down by the Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2015, and will provide and facilitate top level risk management through communication and coordination whilst ensuring the right information is with the right person at the right time.

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Advising the client on his duties under the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015.

Advise the client whether or not the project is notifiable.

Check the competence and resources of the designers and report findings to the client.

Obtain and review the information required from the client for the designers and the principal contractor.

Review any existing Health and Safety File, Asbestos Survey and Report, Structural Report, Geotechnical Report, Contamination Report etc .

Check the competence and resources of the contractors who are to be asked to tender for the project and report findings to the client.

Ensure co-operation between the designers.

Ensure all procedures comply with the CDM Regulations.

Check that all designers eliminate or reduce construction risks as far as reasonably practicable.

Check all designers’ risk assessments and method statements.

Notify the Health and Safety Executive of the project, and continue to do so as further information becomes available.

Prepare Pre-Construction Information for prospective principal contractors.

Check the principal contractor’s Construction Phase Health and Safety Plan and report to the client.

Liase with the client, designers and contractors on the Health and Safety Executive’s requirements

Obtain the necessary information for the production of the Health and Safety File and hand the completed document to the client

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