Clients Responsibilities

We support investors and developers in their legal duties

Who is classed as the Client

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 defines a Client as anyone for whom a construction project is carried out to both domestic and commercial Clients.

Commercial: Client is an organisation or individual for whom a construction project is carried out in connection with a business, whether the business operates for profit or not. Examples of our commercial Clients are investors, developers, schools, retailers and landlords.   

What is the Client’s role

Under the CDM 2015 Regs the Client has overall responsibility for the project’s successful safety management. 

The benefits of having an LCS CDM Advisor

As the Client, you must ensure set up from start to finish to adequately control the risks to the health and safety of those who may be affected by a construction project. Work must be properly planned, resourced and managed to protect those carrying out work on, or who may be affected by, your project.  

You must also make sure that: relevant information is prepared and provided to other duty holders to carry out their duties, and welfare facilities are provided.  

Appointing LCS as your personal Construction (Design & Management) Advisor, will give you peace of mind and confidence you are minimise risks.  

What we do

We support Clients in the specified legal requirements and ensure the duty holders comply. Ensuring the project is safe, sustainable and profitable:  

  • Selecting the formally appoint duty holders 
  • Risk mitigation at the development and design stage 
  • On-site meetings and support with the carefully selected team 
  • CDM training for all levels of construction 
  • Encouraging more integration
  • Compliance with Act and Regulations 
  • Notifying the HSE – F10 form 
  • Liaising with the HSE and Building Control  
  • Contractor procurement and legally required documentation
  • Audits and construction site inspections 
  • Health & Safety file has been prepared and suitable  
  • Welfare facilities are made available
  • Achieving construction value.

If you have any questions and want to know how LCS can help you with your legal duties 

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