Contractor Duties under CDM 2015

Contractors are those who do the actual construction work.

They can be either an individual or a company.

Summary of role/main duties

  • Plan, manage and monitor construction work under their control so that it is carried out without risks to health and safety.
  • For projects involving more than one contractor, co-ordinate their activities with others in the project team – in particular, comply with directions given to them by the principal designer or principal contractor.
  • For single-contractor projects, prepare a construction phase plan

CITB Guidance Notes