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Contact Info

Ipswich office: 01473 212535
London office: 0207 194 8433
Email: info@ccas-ltd.com

Principal Contractor Advisor

A Principal Contractor will be required for all projects with more than one ‘trade’ contractor on site.  The Principal Contractor’s duties include the planning management and co-ordination of the construction phase of a project.

Our CDM 2015 Advisor can assist the Principal Contractor/Contractors with their duties under CDM 2015 for both commercial and domestic projects:-

  • Assist Principal Contractor/Contractors on fulfilling the Client’s duties on domestic projects
  • Assist with preparation/or prepare on the Contractor’s behalf, the Construction Phase Plan
  • Assist with preparation/or prepare on the Contractor’s behalf a site induction
  • Provide guidance on suitable welfare facilities
  • Provide guidance on additional pre-construction information required from Clients
  • Assist with collation & Completion of  Health and Safety File
  • Provide guidance and assistance to the Principal Contractor with their duties to plan, manage, monitor and co-ordinate work during Pre-Construction and Construction Phase
  • Assist Principal Contractor to ensure that:
    • Individuals appointed have the necessary skills, knowledge and experience and
    • Companies have the organisational capability to work in a way that secures health & safety
  • Assist Principal Contractor to ensure co-operation between contractors so that risk is managed effectively
  • Establish whether training is necessary
  • Provide:
    • Active Monitoring – Carry out Site Safety Inspections, including routine checks of site access, work areas, plant, equipment and health risk management
    • Reactive Assistance – Assist with investigation of ‘near-miss’ incidents and injuries, monitor cases of ill health