Planning Supervision Services

Our planning supervision services are set out based on guidance provided to us by the Association of Planning Supervisors. The following is a schedule of our services.

  • To receive information on the project from the Client [Regulations 11(1) (2)].
  • To assess the notifiability of the Project and advise the Client accordingly [Regulation 2(4), 3(2), 3(3), 3(4) and 7 (1)].
  • To notify the Health and Safety Executive in accordance with Regulation 7.
  • To receive any existing Health and Safety File from the Client [Regulation 12(i)].
  • To provide advice to the client on the health and safety competence and resources of proposed designers prior to arrangements being made for design work to begin [Regulation 8.2 and Regulation 9.2].
  • To make available for inspection any Health and Safety File and other information received from the client to any person who may need information for the purposes of complying with the Regulations [Regulation 12(1)].
  • Ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, that the design of any structure comprised in the project includes among the design considerations adequate regard to the needs specified in heads (i) to (iii) of Regulation 13 (2) (a) and includes adequate information as specified in Regulations 13(2) (b) [Regulation 14 (a)].
  • To take such steps as it is reasonable for a Planning Supervisor to take to ensure, so far as is reasonable practicable, co-operation between designers [Regulation 14 (b)].
  • a) to provide advice to the client on the health and safety competence and resources of proposed contractors [Regulations 8.3 and Regulation 9.3].
    and/or
    b) to provide advice to the client on the health and safety competence and resources of the lowest or preferred tendering/negotiating principal contractor before arrangements are made for the work to be carried out or managed [Regulation 8.3 and Regulation 9.3].

  • To provide advice to any contractor on the health and safety competence and resources of proposed designers prior to arrangements being made for their design work to begin [Regulations 8.2 and Regulations 9.2].
  • To ensure that a (pre-construction phase) Health and Safety plan containing information specified in Regulation 15 (3) a-f is prepared and, provided to any contractor before arrangements are made to carry out or manage construction work [Regulation 15 (1) and (2)].
  • To ensure that a Health and Safety File is prepared.
  • a) to review amend or add to the Health and Safety File prior to delivery to the Client and deliver one copy of the File to the Client.
    and/or
    b) Prepare a Health and Safety File in accordance with Regulation 14 (d).

  • Advise the Client whether or not the principal contractor’s construction phase Health and Safety Plan is sufficient, in accordance with the Regulations, for construction work to start.

For more information on Planning Supervision services or to order this service please e-mail us at cdm@richardson-hill.co.uk

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