Temporary Works – Construction

Do you know what temporary works you have on your site? There will be examples of temporary work at all stages of construction including pre-construction, construction, refurbishment and during maintenance. When...

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RIDDOR – Covid-19

Did you know that catching the COVID-19 virus from your workplace is a RIDDOR reportable incident? There are 3 discerning circumstances when you should make a report: when an accident or incident could have led to the...

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Outsourcing Health and Safety – Assurance When Needed Most

It has been said, ‘A manager wears many hats; in times of pressure, the H&S hat is the first one that is taken off’. With many “non-essential” companies reopening for business following government...

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Legionnaires : The hidden killer

Covid-Secure Returning to Work – Legionella As businesses return and prepare for the ‘new normal’ risk assessment is the phrase on everyone’s lips. Social distancing, PPE, hygiene, and cleanliness is all at...

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Are you ready for Face Fit Testing?

Face Fit Testing – When is it required? Employers must carry out face fit testing if they require their employees to wear a mask that relies on a seal with the face to work effectively. With masks now being used in...

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Biodiversity – Mother Nature’s Medicine

Friday 5th June is World Environment Day (WED) with this year’s theme ‘Celebrate Biodiversity’, looking at how we will tackle the increasing loss of species and habitat losses and is hosted by Columbia which...

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Covid-19 Client Duties

Getting back to work in construction may look a little tricky given the current circumstances surrounding the Pandemic, but with a little planning and thought it can be done. Perhaps the most prevalent ways of...

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“COVID-19 Secure” – How Employers can prepare for the “new normal”.

People across the UK start the gradual return to work today, following the government’s announcement of their measures to ease lockdown and get the economy kickstarted again. To help businesses become “COVID-19...

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Construction Sector – Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice

  “The Construction Leadership Council has advised UK government that the construction industry will come to work today, to prepare to shut down works safely, whilst awaiting further information and clarity....

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CDM2015 Client Observations

Previously the CDM coordinator acted as the ‘key project advisor’ to the Client in respect of construction health and safety, however under CDM2015, several of the previous functions of the CDM coordinator are now...

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We have used Safety for Design for all our site audits over the past 5 years and they have also carried out the Principal Designer role on numerous projects for us, as well as providing advice and support to ensure we are fully complying with the CDM Regulations 2015 on all our sites throughout the UK they also provide us with assistance to ensure all our documentation complies with current legislation and general advice to assist us in adequately managing the risks within our business

Scott Wilson - Director, IBO Construction

North Staffs Pipe have been pleased to be associated with Safety For Design for many years. Their support and professional guidance has been invaluable to the business. We would recommend to any company looking for support to get them on board. We look forward to continued association in the future.

Katie Parrish - Director, North Staffs Pipe Services Limited

Safety for Design have provided clear and pragmatic guidance to our client, design team and contractors. They have guided us through the CDM 2015 Regulations to ensure our projects achieve the best possible practice compliance.

Ryan Riches - Director, Artal

Over the past 4 and a half years, SFD have provided myself and my colleagues with an invaluable source of health and safety expertise and guidance. They have provided both the function of CDM consultants and principle designer, ensuring our team upholds the same level of safety conscientiousness, as within their own team. They are refreshing to work with, providing on tap support.

Webber Forbes - Site Transition Project Manager, Thales Group

Safety for Design have been worked closely with St Modwen for the past 10 years and have been instrumental in helping bring health & safety matters to the forefront of our agenda. Their competence, dedication, input and guidance has helped forge new initiatives and systems that ensure all Duty Holder obligations under the CDM 2015 Regulations are met

Richard Carter - Senior Director Construction, St Modwen Industrial & Logistics

“The Inglis Consortium LLP have worked with SFD from 2014 and they have become an integral part of the team delivering the infrastructure for 2240 residential units at Millbrook Park, Mill Hill. Their knowledge, commitment and pragmatism have led to a very safe multi developer site.”

Keith Hurford - Director, Millbrook Park

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