Clients utilise the services of a principal designer. To manage the pre-construction phase of projects with various stakeholders.
They are involved in managing health & safety. Indeed, the pre-construction phase dictates such conditions. Subsequently, ensuring safe project delivery.
The principal designer adopts a number of important roles. e.g.:
In domestic projects, a principal designer is not required. A designer carries this role out instead. The designer has control of the pre-construction phase. Someone else will also take on client duties. However, it is possible for them to enter a written client agreement.
A principal designer manages the pre-construction phase of a project with multiple stakeholders. They manage health & safety throughout the project. Ensuring safe delivery. And bring together information from designers & contractors. Ensuring everyone is working together & work is co-ordinated correctly. Domestic projects do not require services of principal designers. However, the client can request a principal designer. Undoubtedly, a written agreement will clarify this.
Principal designer services are now compulsory within the CDM regulations. Have you arranged these services for your project? Contact us today to see how we could help.
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