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How we can help you

Our suite of advisory services will help you undertake your duties under The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 and these can be adapted to suit your needs.

Whether you are a developer, principal designer, design team, client or contractor, we have a CDM advisory package to suit; ranging from a standard solution to help you fulfil your CDM duties, to an enhanced package with additional options should you need them.

It's a completely flexible service that is a cost-effective way to ensure that your projects are delivered safely.

Core CDM 2015 services

Watch this seminar focusing on the changes of CDM 2015 and what it means to you.

We're ready to work with you and your team to ensure that from day one you're ready to meet your duties under CDM 2015. 

Core CDM 2015 Services

Core CDM 2015 services

Dedicated CDM adviser as single point of contact   Dedicated CDM adviser 


As part of the NHBC CDM advisory service, you will be allocated your own personal CDM adviser who will be your single point of contact throughout the project. They will work closely with you to help ensure that you are doing everything to fulfil your duties as required by the CDM 2015 Regulations.

Site health and safety survey    Site health and safety survey

Your CDM adviser will undertake an initial visit to the proposed construction site to ascertain existing health and safety issues, and to identify where further information will be required prior to the start of construction.

Pre-construction information   Pre-construction information

Following a survey of the site, a report will be prepared for inclusion in the pre-construction information, detailing potential health and safety issues identified using existing surveys and reports.

F10 management   F10 management

We will ensure that the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is notified as appropriate, and that this notification is managed for the lifetime of your project.

Review Construction Phase Plan   Construction Phase Plan

We will liaise with the principal contractor to ensure a suitable Construction Phase Plan is produced to enable work to begin on site.

 

Additional CDM 2015 services

You may feel that you need additional support, if so we can assist with any of the following as and when they are required:

  • Attendance at design team meetings - Your CDM adviser will attend design meetings and offer CDM and health and safety expertise. They can assist designers in identifying health and safety risks and provide advice and guidance on the 'principles of prevention', a hierarchy of risk elimination and reduction.
  • Construction Phase Plan production - The Construction Phase Plan is prepared in consultation with the principal contractor to ensure that it is appropriate for the project, and is reviewed at health and safety site visits.
  • Site inspection and monitoring visits - Your CDM adviser will undertake regular site inspections to review any existing and potential health and safety risks, whilst ongoing site health checks will reassure the client that the principal designer is managing health and safety on site appropriately.
  • Homeowner health and safety files - We produce an easy-to-understand health and safety file for individual dwellings and homeowners.
  • Contractor and designer competency checks - We will help to ensure that any contractors or designers that you engage for your project have sufficient skills, knowledge and experience to work safely. We will ask for references and examples of previous work to demonstrate capability.
  • Review documentation - Your CDM adviser will review health and safety information relating to your site to help ensure that documents are suitable and sufficient for the project. If these are not in place, they will provide guidance on the changes required.
  • Managed building health and safety files - For managed properties your CDM adviser will agree on content, and collate information from the design team and principal designer, compiling a health and safety file on behalf of the principal designer. This will provide information required for future activity on site such as cleaning, maintenance and ongoing building work.

CDM Advisory Service Brochure

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (CDM) 2015 place responsibility on the developer or client to appoint a principal designer on all house-building projects where more than one contractor is employed.

Download our CDM Advisory Service brochure below.

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CDM Advisory Service Brochure

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