PSCS – Project Supervisor Construction Stage
November 25, 2020
Principal Contractor / Construction Safety
May 12, 2018

Principal Designer & CDM

A principal designer can be an organisation or individual who is appointed by the client to take the lead in planning, managing, monitoring and coordinating health and safety during the pre-construction phase of a project involving.

The principal designer is the designer with control over the pre-construction phase who has the relevant skills, knowledge and experience and where they are an organisation, the organisational capability to carry out all the functions of the role. However, they do not have to carry out actual design work on the project.

How can we help;

Ashview Consultants carryout the duties of the principal designer and important role of influencing how risks to health and safety are managed throughout the project. Competence in managing and coordinating design at the pre-construction stage has a significant influence on the overall health and safety delivery of the project.

How do we do this?

  • Assist the client in identifying, obtaining and collating the pre – construction information.
  • Providing pre-construction information to designers, the principal contractor and contractors.
  • Using our project specific risk register we identify hazards arising from the design process and where possible, we eliminate the hazards or reduce the risks.
  • Ensure designers comply with their duties and co-operate with each other.
  • Coordinate Temporary Works Designs.
  • Liaise with the principal contractor for the duration of the project.
  • Be active on site by carrying out regular health and safety inspections to ensure the highest level of health and safety is maintained for the duration of the project.
  • Prepare and develop the health and safety file, including information required for cleaning, maintenance, alteration or demolition.

Ashview Consultants role involves close cooperation with the client and the principal contractor and coordinating the work of others in the project team to ensure that significant and foreseeable risks are managed throughout the design process.



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  • 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
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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

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  • 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.
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