Brewster’s Engineers are fully conversant in the role of the Planning Supervisor
The requirement for a Planning Supervisor was introduced under the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 1994 to ensure that safety is considered at all phases of a construction project.
The key tasks undertaken by the Planning Supervisor will involve:-
- Notifying the project to HSE.
- If requested, advising the client on designers’ and contractors’ competence and adequacy of provision for health and safety.
- Ensuring as far as reasonably practical that designers comply with their duties.
- Ensuring co-operation between designers.
- Ensuring that the pre-tender health and safety plan is prepared.
- Ensuring that the preparation of the Health and Safety File begins, continues to be assembled during the construction phase and on the completion of a project pass the file to the client.
- If requested advising the client on the adequacy of the Principal Contractor’s Health and Safety Plan before construction commences.
- Liaising with the Principal Contractor when the principles upon which the plan was prepared are proposed to be changed by the Principal Contractor.
- Liaising with designers and the Principal Contractor to ensure that design considerations are incorporated into the Health and Safety File.