Everyone controlling building site work has health and safety responsibilities. Checking that working conditions are healthy and safe before work begins, and ensuring that the proposed work is not going to put others at risk, requires planning and organisation. This applies whatever the size of the site.
The CDM Awareness on-day course is aimed at people working in the key roles as defined in CDM 2015. It has been designed for anyone who is a key duty holder, whether they are the client, the principal contractor, the principal designer, the designers or sub-contractor.
According to the HSE, up to 8.5% of a tender price is lost on typical construction projects. Adhering to CDM 2015 regulations ensures good management is in place to help reduce these costs.
According to recent research, staff who are trained in CDM regulations are well better equipped to deal with clients, designers and contractors. They will be able to discuss the subject from a position of knowledge in a confident way.