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CDM Regulations

Duties of a CDM Co-ordinator

The following are the services provided when we are appointed as CDM Co-ordinators:

  • Advise the client on his duties under the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007.
  • 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.
  • Liaise with the client, designers and contractors on the Health and Safety Executive’s requirements.
  • Site inspections and audits to confirm that the CDM Regulations are being complied with.
  • Obtain the necessary information for the production of the Health and Safety File and hand the completed document to the client.