When should I appoint a CDM Coordinator?
A CDM Coordinator must be appointed for every construction project that will last longer than 30 days, or 500 person days, except where the work is for a domestic client.
Domestic clients are people who have work done on their own home or the home of a family member, that does not relate to a trade or business.
What are my Duties as a client under CDM 2007?
Check competence and resources of all appointees
Ensure there are suitable management arrangements
for the project including welfare facilities
Allow sufficient time and resources for all stages
Provide pre-construction information to designers and
Appoint a CDM co-ordinator
Appoint a principal contractor
Make sure that the construction phase does not start unless there are suitable:
- welfare facilities, and
- construction phase plan in place
Provide information relating to the health and safety file to the CDM co-ordinator
Retain and provide access to the health and safety file
Our CDM Coordinator Service
At LHT health and safety our CDM Coordinators are highly experienced, having worked on numerous projects including retail, health and education.
We are qualified to degree level, and are members of the Association of Project Safety (APS), we are on the APS register of CDM coordinators (RMaPs). We also hold NEBOSH qualifications, this is backed up by our Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programme.
Our duties as your CDM Coordinator under CDM 2007 include the following:
Advise and assist the client with their duties
Co-ordinate health and safety aspects of design work and co-operate with others involved with the project
Facilitate good communication between client, designers and contractors
Liaise with principal contractor regarding ongoing design
Identify, collect and pass on pre-construction information
Prepare/update health and safety file
Our CDM Coordinator Fees
Give us a call or drop us an email and give us a brief outline of the project and we will return a quote outlining our fees within 24hrs.
We find our fees for our CDM Coordinator service to be amongst the most competitive in the industry, in fact many of our clients comment on our excellent value for money service.