The latest iteration of the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 was enacted on 6th April 2015 and replaced the previous CDM 2007 legislation. A number of key changes were implemented as part of this, including the introduction of the role of Principal Designer.

Understanding the current legal obligations and undertaking the necessary tasks of the Principal Designer can be a daunting prospect. At Ward Williams Associates our Health & Safety Team are qualified to fulfil the role as defined by the statute or assist the legal duty holder. Specialists in construction H&S we have many years of experience across the UK and are fully conversant with the requirements of CDM 2015.

Our Services Include:

General H&S Mattters

Health and safety policy preparation

Preparation of H&S management systems

Gap analysis to identify areas that need improvement

Accident investigation

Work station assessments

Workplace inspections

Construction specific matters

Undertaking the role of Principal Designer

Assisting the Principal Contractor with their duties, such as - construction phase plan preparation, risk assessment and method statement production, site health and safety auditing, security and welfare risk assessments

Performing Client duties on their behalf

Fire Risk Assessments:

The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 has simplified fire safety legislation. By using our specialist in-depth knowledge of buildings combined with our expertise in undertaking risk assessments we are ideally placed to carry out fire risk assessments on complex properties ensuring the responsible person is compliant with the requirements of the RRO.

Our Other Services:

For more information about our Health & Safety services and how WWA can assist on your next project, please get in touch.

Recent Health & Safety Projects