We have produced these CDM Guides based on our practical experience of providing CDM services since 2008. These guides have been developed to help in understanding the CDM Regulations 2015, application to projects and its different aspects in a practical manner.
This comprehensive guide presents the role and responsibilities of a Principal Designer including its background and history. The guide also provides answers to some common questions about the Principal Designer and their answers . Legal duties of a Principal Designer have also been explained.
DRAs or Designer Risk Assessment is a common tool used by designers to fulfil one of their CDM duties for provision of information about their designs. This guide introduces the DRAs and how they are expected to be completed. A "Sample Design Risk Assessment (DRA) Template" is also included in the guide.