Construction Health & Safety comes under various government legislation. The most important of these is the CDM (Construct Design Management) regulations. Croft is fully committed to the regulations and produces risk assessments for all projects.
To comply with Construction Health and Safety the client must ensure they have employed suitably qualified professionals and that H&S is followed and that the client allows adequate resources.
The client should make sure the Principal designer and Principal contractor are appointed in writing.
A principal designer must be appointed and during the works a principal contractor must be appointed. Before any works begin a Construction Phase Plan is required.
In 2015 H&S regulations were updated to include domestic properties. It was long overdue that domestic properties should have the same level of safety. Employing someone to paint a wall in a domestic home is encompassed under the regulations. A domestic client must ensure that the person they employ is competent. When a project increases in size the H&S Executive will need to be informed through the issuing of an F10.
An F10 is not needed if:
The CDM Wizard app issued by the CITB is a good place to start on the health and safety requirements