Health and Safety Compliance for Contractor Management

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This useful one day training course delivers an overview of the current legal imperatives for health and safety in construction and how to apply them across your projects.

CDM regulations drive improved health and safety standards by shaping good management from conception to completion of a project. They provide the framework for this training course.

The programme covers:

  • The issues to be addressed when determining the competence and adequacy of resources of potential contractors
  • How contractors should be controlled by their management, by the client and by persons in control of premises on occupied sites
  • Particular hazards that must be addressed by construction management and the techniques to be used in inspecting for compliance

This training course has been mapped to:

  • EC UK-SPEC Competence E2: Manage and apply safe systems of work
  • ICE Key Attributes 6A: A sound knowledge of legislation, hazards and safe systems of work; 6B: Ability to manage risks; 6C: Ability to manage health, safety and welfare within own area of responsibility; 6D: Commitment to leading continuous improvement in health, safety and welfare


Training courses on set dates, in ICE Training venues across the country. Suitable for those looking to attend a training course and share knowledge and practical experiences with like-minded others in an interactive learning environment.


Bespoke training programmes. These are delivered by our tutors at a time, in a location and based on a curriculum completely tailored to your needs. Ideal for organisations that have several employees wishing to take training in the same subject area, and/or have organisation-specific ideas for learning and development.

Programme Overview

Sessions begin at 9:00 and finish at 17:00. Morning and afternoon coffee breaks and lunch are included in the programme.

Session 1 - The law relating to managing contractors
Session 2 - Selection and appointment of contractors
Session 3 - A practical approach to controlling contractors
Session 4 - Contractors Working on occupied premises
Session 5 - Overview of the CDM regulations
Session 6 - Hazards and risks
Session 7 - Techniques of site inspection

The tutors are widely experienced in the understanding and practical application of health and safety regulation and legislation across the construction industry at all levels.

Learning Objectives
By the end of this course delegates should understand the:
  • Responsibilities to contractors
  • Ways in which contractors should be evaluated for health and safety performance
  • Major risks in construction work
  • Standards of risk assessments to be provided by the contractor
  • Basic requirements of the CDM regulations
Who Should Attend?

This training course is designed for staff from contractor, project management and client organisations, including but not limited to:

  • Civil and structural engineers
  • Project and construction managers
  • Quantity surveyors

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