Principal Designer & CDM

PSDP – Project Supervisor Design Process
November 25, 2020
PSCS – Project Supervisor Construction Stage
November 25, 2020

Principal Designer & CDM

  • Assist the Client with their Pre-Construction Information​
  • Provide the project team with the means of Pre-construction information​
  • To Identify any H&S Impacts on the design through workshops​
  • To Ensure Designers comply with their duties through a review of their designer’s RA & a review of their drawings.​
  • Prepare and develop the Health and Safety File (HSF) from the commencement of construction and monitor throughout.​
  • Prepare and develop the HSF from the commencement of construction and monitor throughout.​

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Are you prepared for the New Building Safety Bill Regulations?​

As Principal Designer, we are required to prepare an HSF that is intended to highlight significant health & safety risks for the future use of the building. ​

The Building Safety Bill will ensure we manage and control fire and structural risks within our buildings once introduced.​​

While the building safety case will make reference to building safety, its main function is to gather evidence to identify how fire and structural risks are being managed as part of that golden thread.​

​The safety case and report should include details from all those involved with the design of the structure, and the controls to manage the fire risks.​

CDM Client Advisor role (CDMA)

  • Aid the production of a Clients Brief document​
  • Issue and update the F10 notice to the HSE​
  • PC/Team assessment (if required)​
  • Assist the client in collating the Pre-Construction Information​
  • Audit the Principal Designer to ensure they are carrying out duties under CDM 2015​
  • A Construction Phase plan review prior to construction ​
  • A welfare check/audit on site to ensure it is suitable ​​
  • Monitoring Inspections/Site Visits to ensure the PC is carrying out duties under CDM2015.​

Assistant Principal Designer role (APD)

  • To Assist the appointed PD with the collating of the Pre-Construction Information​
  • Provide the project team with the means of Pre-construction information​
  • Aid the Identification of any H&S Impacts on the design through workshops​
  • Ensure Designers comply with their duties through a review of their designer’s RA & a review of their drawings.​
  • To assist in the preparation and development of the HSF from the commencement of construction and monitor throughout.​


Other Professional Services:

  • Traffic Management Plan

    At Ashview Consultants, our consultants can provide you with expert advice and guidance that’s practical to your business to ensure that you have all the right information to run your business safely.
  • 2D, 3D & 4D Project Planning

    Ashview Consultants can assist in the roles required in the construction industry in both Ireland and the UK. We can take a project from initial concept, through design, construction and future maintenance. These roles would be mainly the Project Supervisor Design Process, Project Supervision Construction Stage and Principal Designer roles required in the industry.
  • PSDP – Project Supervisor Design Process

    Ashview Consultants can assist in the roles required in the construction industry in both Ireland and the UK. We can take a project from initial concept, through design, construction and future maintenance. These roles would be mainly the Project Supervisor Design Process, Project Supervision Construction Stage and Principal Designer roles required in the industry.
  • Principal Designer & CDM

    Ashview Consultants can assist in the roles required in the construction industry in both Ireland and the UK. We can take a project from initial concept, through design, construction and future maintenance. These roles would be mainly the Project Supervisor Design Process, Project Supervision Construction Stage and Principal Designer roles required in the industry.
  • PSCS – Project Supervisor Construction Stage

    PSCS- Project Supervisor Construction Stage The project supervisor construction stage is appointed by the client before construction work begins and remains in position until all construction work on the project is completed. They must be competent, have the working knowledge and resources needed to bring the project to a safe and successful completion. How can we help; When acting in the role of PSCS / H&C Coordinator on projects Ashview Consultant’s experienced team will ensure the project is brought to completion safely. We will work closely with the PSDP on the project and develop a Construction Stage Health and Safety Plan and ensure all the requirements of the PSCS and fully met. How do we do this?  Preparation of the Construction Stage Safety & Health Plan.  Identify and mitigate risks associated with the project by ensuring suitable and sufficient risk assessments, method statements and safe systems of work are in place for all activities.  Ensure safe work practices are being out on site by way of regular engagement and health and safety inspections specific to the project risks.  Ensure statutory forms for weekly inspection and thorough examination are completed.  Completing checks on all contractors and personnel to ensure competent contractors and staff are carrying out the activities on site.  Carryout and incident or accident investigations if required. Ashview Consultants will ensure that all contractors are cooperating on-site and ensure that information is being provided between all, with regards to the project. Where accidents or incidents occur, Ashview will provide assistance in the coordination of reporting, in particular, if the HSA is needing to be notified. As PSCS, all aspects of this role will be dealt with using the vast company knowledge, in particular the important topic of ensuring the safety file information is prepared for the PSDP and handed over at the end of the project. Building Safely Together
  • Workplace Compliance

    At Ashview Consultants, our consultants can provide you with expert advice and guidance that’s practical to your business to ensure that you have all the right information to run your business safely.
  • Principal Contractor / Construction Safety

    Ashview Consultants provide Project Supervisor Design Process (PSDP) and Project Supervisor Construction Stage (PSCS) Health & Safety on a wide spectrum of projects. Our consultants can supervise a project from initial concept, through design, construction and future maintenance.
  • Construction Management Systems

    Ashview Consultants can advise you on the type of systems available in the market for safety, quality and environmental management systems. Our team of qualified Integrated Management Auditors will carry initial review/gap analysis for a workplace to identify requirements. We can also ensure that management systems can be implemented within a company to ensure the highest possible quality, safety and environmental standards are achieved.
  • Digital Safety & Information Management

    Ashview Consultants have a team of highly qualified and experienced health and safety practitioners who can facilitate or conduct safety audits on a wide range of premises and sites. Our audits are carried out through our bespoke health and safety app which allows effective and efficient issuing of the reports in a timely manner, this ensures that the client has the right information, at the right time to the right person.


Other Professional Services:

  • Traffic Management Plan

    At Ashview Consultants, our consultants can provide you with expert advice and guidance that’s practical to your business to ensure that you have all the right information to run your business safely.
  • 2D, 3D & 4D Project Planning

    Ashview Consultants can assist in the roles required in the construction industry in both Ireland and the UK. We can take a project from initial concept, through design, construction and future maintenance. These roles would be mainly the Project Supervisor Design Process, Project Supervision Construction Stage and Principal Designer roles required in the industry.
  • PSDP – Project Supervisor Design Process

    Ashview Consultants can assist in the roles required in the construction industry in both Ireland and the UK. We can take a project from initial concept, through design, construction and future maintenance. These roles would be mainly the Project Supervisor Design Process, Project Supervision Construction Stage and Principal Designer roles required in the industry.
  • Principal Designer & CDM

    Ashview Consultants can assist in the roles required in the construction industry in both Ireland and the UK. We can take a project from initial concept, through design, construction and future maintenance. These roles would be mainly the Project Supervisor Design Process, Project Supervision Construction Stage and Principal Designer roles required in the industry.
  • PSCS – Project Supervisor Construction Stage

    PSCS- Project Supervisor Construction Stage The project supervisor construction stage is appointed by the client before construction work begins and remains in position until all construction work on the project is completed. They must be competent, have the working knowledge and resources needed to bring the project to a safe and successful completion. How can we help; When acting in the role of PSCS / H&C Coordinator on projects Ashview Consultant’s experienced team will ensure the project is brought to completion safely. We will work closely with the PSDP on the project and develop a Construction Stage Health and Safety Plan and ensure all the requirements of the PSCS and fully met. How do we do this?  Preparation of the Construction Stage Safety & Health Plan.  Identify and mitigate risks associated with the project by ensuring suitable and sufficient risk assessments, method statements and safe systems of work are in place for all activities.  Ensure safe work practices are being out on site by way of regular engagement and health and safety inspections specific to the project risks.  Ensure statutory forms for weekly inspection and thorough examination are completed.  Completing checks on all contractors and personnel to ensure competent contractors and staff are carrying out the activities on site.  Carryout and incident or accident investigations if required. Ashview Consultants will ensure that all contractors are cooperating on-site and ensure that information is being provided between all, with regards to the project. Where accidents or incidents occur, Ashview will provide assistance in the coordination of reporting, in particular, if the HSA is needing to be notified. As PSCS, all aspects of this role will be dealt with using the vast company knowledge, in particular the important topic of ensuring the safety file information is prepared for the PSDP and handed over at the end of the project. Building Safely Together
  • Workplace Compliance

    At Ashview Consultants, our consultants can provide you with expert advice and guidance that’s practical to your business to ensure that you have all the right information to run your business safely.
  • Principal Contractor / Construction Safety

    Ashview Consultants provide Project Supervisor Design Process (PSDP) and Project Supervisor Construction Stage (PSCS) Health & Safety on a wide spectrum of projects. Our consultants can supervise a project from initial concept, through design, construction and future maintenance.
  • Construction Management Systems

    Ashview Consultants can advise you on the type of systems available in the market for safety, quality and environmental management systems. Our team of qualified Integrated Management Auditors will carry initial review/gap analysis for a workplace to identify requirements. We can also ensure that management systems can be implemented within a company to ensure the highest possible quality, safety and environmental standards are achieved.
  • Digital Safety & Information Management

    Ashview Consultants have a team of highly qualified and experienced health and safety practitioners who can facilitate or conduct safety audits on a wide range of premises and sites. Our audits are carried out through our bespoke health and safety app which allows effective and efficient issuing of the reports in a timely manner, this ensures that the client has the right information, at the right time to the right person.