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  • Health & Safety Documents - Flow chart - client responsibilities, Stage 4: project completion
    Flow chart - client responsibilities,Stage 4: project completionAs the client, you need to ensure that everything runs as smoothly as possible until completion of the project. Follow our flow chart to assist you through the fourth and final stage of the project.How does it work?Our Flow Chart - Client Responsibilities, Stage 4: Project Completion is a simple and easy to follow, step-by-step guide to client duties. It takes you from the start of site work through to the end of the project. The boxes are simply...
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  • Health & Safety Documents - Appointing a principal designer letter
    Appointing a principal designer letterIf your construction project is likely to involve two or more contractors, you must appoint a principal designer (PD). Our template letter provides a suggested format for this formal appointment. Legal reasonsThe requirement to appoint a PD is described within the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM). These state that all clients of construction work must make this appointment in writing, in addition to appointing a principal contractor. To help you...
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  • Health & Safety Documents - Request for pre-construction information
    Request for pre-construction informationConstruction work clients should proactively send out pre-construction information, but what should you do as a contractor if they don't know this? Rather than struggle on, use our document.The lawThe duty to provide pre-construction information falls within the client's duties under the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM). However, it's understandable that clients often fail to do this because many have little experience of construction and may...
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  • Health & Safety Documents - Construction site - signing in book
    Construction site - signing in bookIf you're running a construction project, it's important to know who is on site at any given time. Manage this process with our signing in book.ControlWhen contractors arrive on site they will usually want to go straight to where they're working and get started. However, if they are allowed to do this, it's almost impossible to monitor who is on site at any time. This creates complications, such as whether everyone has attended a site induction, are aware of the site rules,...
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  • Health & Safety Documents - Compliance audit - site
    Compliance audit - siteIf you're managing construction works, you must ensure that the health and safety arrangements are up to scratch. You can check this using our form. In-depth checkAs construction works have significant risks associated with them, it's vital that staff and contractors follow your prescribed safe systems of work. To check this is happening and to record evidence of what you have found, use our new Compliance Audit - Site. This detailed document will help you to check all aspects of compliance....
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  • Health & Safety Documents - Principal contractor assessment checklist
    Principal contractor assessment checklistIf more than one contractor is involved in your construction project, the client must appoint a principal contractor. But how do you ensure that your appointee is competent for the role? Use our principal contractor assessment checklist.CDM RegulationsUnder the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 if a project will involve more than one contractor, the client must appoint a principal contractor (PC). The role of the PC is to take charge of work on site...
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  • Health & Safety Documents - Permit to work - excavation
    Permit to work - excavationCarrying out excavation work is potentially dangerous. So to avoid or sufficiently reduce the risks to an acceptable level, use our permit to help you plan the work before it starts.Excavation workThe main dangers of excavating are the potential for the sides of the trench to collapse and the possibility of disturbing underground services, such as gas or electricity. But there are other hazards which may arise including objects or vehicles falling into the excavation, members of the...
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  • Health & Safety Documents - Protecting the public from construction works
    Risk assessment - protecting the public from construction worksConstruction has a reputation for being a dangerous industry, but it isn't just workers who get hurt. To ensure that you've addressed the risks to members of the public use our risk assessment.Cause for concernEvery year construction activities cause injuries and deaths to road users, visitors, residents, passers-by and trespassers, including children.Those involved in construction activities carry a heavy burden of responsibility when it comes to...
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  • Health & Safety Documents - Appointing a principal contractor letter
    Appointing a principal contractor letterIf you're a construction client for a project which will involve two or more contractors, you must appoint one of them to take overall control. Use our template letter to do this.Legal reasonsThe requirement to appoint a principal contractor (PC) originates from the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM). These state that you make the appointment and put it in writing. To help you do this we've produced an Appointing a Principal Contractor Letter....
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  • Health & Safety Documents - Construction phase plans
    Safety briefing - construction phase plansThis briefing describes the purpose and content of construction phase plans (CPP) and the associated legal responsibilities. What's covered?The aim of this Safety Briefing - Construction Phase Plans is to tell anyone involved in construction work, particularly construction workers and inexperienced clients, why CPPs are required and what they contain.  What is a CPP?The CPP is a document which sets out all the site safety management arrangements for construction work....
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