CDM Adviser to Principal Contractors

Client Profile

Construction contractors can be a Principal Contractor or Contractor managing a building site. These clients can be as diverse as main contractors working on a series of small repetitive construction site tasks right through to being appointed as the Principal Contractor on a school or hospital extension. They manage projects ranging from private to public sector and are involved in projects covered by the construction works definition.

Client Needs Analysis

We work with Contractors to ensure they have allocated sufficient time and resources during the planning process. We assist the Contractor with understanding what their obligations are under the Construction (Design & Management) Regulation 2015 and other health & safety legislation, e.g. asbestos, work at height etc. We assist the Principal Contractor with their duties, completing the Construction Phase Plan and collating the Health & Safety File. Our clients rely on us to ensure they have given due consideration to all relevant risk assessments, method statements, site inductions and competence checks.

Key benefits of using DP Maree Limited

We are experienced health & safety consultants, with a particular specialism in construction health & safety. We offer a wide range of specialist support with a strong emphasis on providing practical solutions and risk control strategies:

  • You have peace of mind knowing we are trusted by other leading construction companies.
  • We have over twenty years experience in delivering health and safety solutions so you can benefit from our knowledge and expertise.
  • An increasing acceptance and awareness of construction health & safety across the design and project team, resulting in cultural change.
  • Reduction in the issuing of enforcement notices following inspections from the Health & Safety Executive.
  • Same day response to issues identified during the site visit. We concentrate on highlighting poor performance on agreed non-conformance issues, e.g. work at heights, identification of asbestos containing materials etc.
  • Standardised reporting across the portfolio of sites / projects, which facilities performance comparison between site foreman, project managers and project types.
  • Driving health & safety performance by quantifying site health & safety audit scores in a user friendly format.
  • A more streamlined and practical approach to document production, site based health & safety training and lines of communication.
  • Financial and efficiency benefits from dealing with consultants who can multi-task during site visits, e.g. complete a site health & safety meeting, toolbox talk and site induction.

Solution

We have over twenty years experience in working with construction contractors. We offer construction contractors the following services:

– Site Health & Safety Auditing
– Accident Investigations
– Toolbox Talks
– Health & Safety File management
– Risk Assessments & Method Statements
– Construction Health & Safety Training
– Health & Safety Executive Liaison
– Contractor Approval Processes / 3rd Party Accreditations
– Fire Safety Site Audits

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