Designer Duties under CDM 2015

Designers are people who, as part of a business, prepare or modify designs for a building, product or prepare or modify designs to system relating to construction work.

Summary of role/main duties

When preparing or modifying designs, eliminate, reduce or control foreseeable risks that may arise during:

  • construction
  • the maintenance and use of a building once it is built and;
  • provide information to other members of the project team to help them fulfil their duties

Note that if you are the only designer on the project you take up the responsibilities of CDM as the Principal Designer.

CITB Guidance Notes