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The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Application within the territorial sea or a designated area

  3. PART 2

    1. 4.Client duties in relation to managing projects

    2. 5.Appointment of the principal designer and the principal contractor

    3. 6.Notification

    4. 7.Application to domestic clients

  4. PART 3

    1. 8.General duties

    2. 9.Duties of designers

    3. 10.Designs prepared or modified outside Northern Ireland

    4. 11.Duties of a principal designer in relation to health and safety at the pre-construction phase

    5. 12.Construction phase plan and health and safety file

    6. 13.Duties of a principal contractor in relation to health and safety at the construction phase

    7. 14.Principal contractor’s duties to consult and engage with workers

    8. 15.Duties of contractors

  5. PART 4

    1. 16.Application of Part 4

    2. 17.Safe places of construction work

    3. 18.Good order and site security

    4. 19.Stability of structures

    5. 20.Demolition or dismantling

    6. 21.Excavations

    7. 22.Cofferdams and caissons

    8. 23.Reports of inspections

    9. 24.Energy distribution installations

    10. 25.Prevention of drowning

    11. 26.Traffic routes

    12. 27.Vehicles

    13. 28.Prevention of risk from fire, flooding or asphyxiation

    14. 29.Emergency procedures

    15. 30.Emergency routes and exits

    16. 31.Fire detection and fire-fighting

    17. 32.Fresh air

    18. 33.Temperature and weather protection

    19. 34.Lighting

  6. PART 5

    1. 35.Civil Liability

    2. 36.Enforcement in respect of fire

    3. 37.Transitional and saving provisions

    4. 38.Revocations and consequential amendments

  7. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      PREMISES AND ACTIVITIES WITHIN THE TERRITORIAL SEA OR A DESIGNATED AREA

      1. 1.Interpretation

      2. 2.Offshore installations

      3. 3.Wells

      4. 4.Pipelines

      5. 5.Mines

      6. 6.Gas Importation and Storage

      7. 7.Production of Energy from Water or Wind

      8. 8.Underground Coal Gasification

      9. 9.Other activities

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      PARTICULARS TO BE NOTIFIED UNDER REGULATION 6

      1. 1.The date of forwarding the notice.

      2. 2.The address of the construction site or precise description of...

      3. 3.The name of the district council where the construction site...

      4. 4.A brief description of the project and the construction work...

      5. 5.The following contact details of the client: name, address, telephone...

      6. 6.The following contact details of the principal designer: name, address,...

      7. 7.The following contact details of the principal contractor: name, address,...

      8. 8.The date planned for the start of the construction phase....

      9. 9.The time allocated by the client under regulation 4(1) for...

      10. 10.The planned duration of the construction phase.

      11. 11.The estimated maximum number of people at work on the...

      12. 12.The planned number of contractors on the construction site.

      13. 13.The name and address of any contractor already appointed.

      14. 14.The name and address of any designer already appointed.

      15. 15.A declaration signed by or on behalf of the client...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      MINIMUM WELFARE FACILITIES REQUIRED FOR CONSTRUCTION SITES

      1. 1.Sanitary conveniences

      2. 2.Washing facilities

      3. 3.Drinking water

      4. 4.Changing rooms and lockers

      5. 5.Facilities for rest

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      WORK INVOLVING PARTICULAR RISKS

      1. 1.Work which puts workers at risk of burial under earthfalls,...

      2. 2.Work which puts workers at risk from chemical or biological...

      3. 3.Work with ionising radiation requiring the designation of controlled or...

      4. 4.Work near high voltage power lines.

      5. 5.Work exposing workers to the risk of drowning.

      6. 6.Work on wells, underground earthworks and tunnels.

      7. 7.Work carried out by divers having a system of air...

      8. 8.Work carried out by workers in caissons with a compressed...

      9. 9.Work involving the assembly or dismantling of heavy prefabricated components....

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      TRANSITIONAL AND SAVING PROVISIONS

      1. 1.In this Schedule— “CDM co-ordinator” means a person appointed under...

      2. 2.These Regulations apply to a relevant project with the modifications...

      3. 3.Projects with no existing CDM co-ordinator or principal contractor

      4. 4.Projects with an existing CDM co-ordinator

      5. 5.Duties of CDM co-ordinator during transitional period

      6. 6.Duties disapplied pending appointment of principal designer

      7. 7.Projects with only one contractor

      8. 8.Savings

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      AMENDMENTS

  8. Explanatory Note

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