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CDM for Duty Holders and Responsibilities

CDM for Duty Holders and Responsibilities

Duration 1 day

Why you should attend this workshop?

The course is designed to give an overview of all the dutyholder roles and legal duties under current legislation. The Construction Design & Management Regulations (CDM) are the main set of regulations for managing the health, safety and welfare of construction projects. CDM applies to all building and construction work and includes new build, demolition, refurbishment, extensions, conversions, repair and maintenance.

You will learn about duty holders' responsibilities under the Construction Design and Management (CDM) Regulations 2015.

The course covers:
' CDM 2015 overview
' Duty holder responsibilities and appointments: Clients, Principal Designers, Designers, Principal Contractors and Contractors
' Notification of projects
' Preparation of the client brief
' Preparation of pre-construction information
' The elimination, reduction and control of risks through design
' Planning, managing and monitoring construction work
' Construction phase plan requirements
' Application of CDM Part 4 'General requirements for all construction sites'
' Health and Safety file requirements

This is a highly interactive course taught through case studies and classroom discussion.

You will learn about

On completing the course you will have an understanding of:
' Understand their legal position with regards to CDM
' Identify the roles of the principal designer, designer, client, principal contractor and contractor
' Recognise the importance of the requirements for assessment of knowledge, skills, experience and resources in the appointment of dutyholders
' Demonstrate knowledge of the application of the 'Principles of prevention' to eliminate, reduce and control risks
' Identify the requirements for project documentation
' Identify the requirements for the provision of information

Recommended for?

This course is suitable for organisations and individuals involved in all types of construction work.