This quiz (based on Module 1 of our PRECOSIM Simulator) will test your knowledge of actual and potential CDM roles of the supply chain.
Before we get started, please provide us with some background information about yourself.
Years of Experience in Construction
Bit and Bytes International, a US software company currently trading from rented offices in London, has decided to relocate their entire workforce to Birmingham. For this purpose they are interested in purchasing No 1 Simulation Street with a view to redeveloping and fitting it out as first class office accommodation.
They intend to lease the top floor and balcony to a high-end restaurateur. A basement carpark is also planned. A preliminary survey suggests there may be buried relics of possible historical significance under the site. Bit and Bytes have been advised in a preliminary meeting with your design company (Keystone Designs) that they need to comply with CDM 2015.
They have assembled a project team comprising Keystone Designs, Kostly Cost Management, Gastro Catering Consult, Extinguish Fire Engineering, Heritage Archaeology, Big City Construction (construction lead), and Safety Assured Ltd (CDM Advisors). A meeting has been arranged for further discussions on how to take this project forward and CDM roles to satisfy the requirements of the law. The CEO and three of the directors will be attending.
LET'S GET STARTED!
For each of the project participants, identify the normal CDM duty holder role on the above project.
Scoring +1 for all correct or highly probable choices.
Bit & Bytes International
A growing US software company, currently London based, that needs a new landmark HQ in the UK to attract the best software development talent. It is seeking to take advantage of the levelling up agenda by relocating to Birmingham.
A long-established company whose mission statement has always been the same, to work in close association with clients to produce a design solution to suit their particular requirements, which results in environmentally sustainable designs delivered within agreed timescale and cost. They have many years experience in the commercial sector, and have particular expertise in mixed use schemes.
Extinguish Fire Engineering
An award winning, specialist fire consultancy. Established in 2005, they are an, independent company that delivers expert, innovative fire engineering strategies and solutions for developers, architects, contractors and consultants in the UK.
Kostly Cost Management
An international cost consultancy comprising a team of chartered quantity surveyors, who offer a broad range of professional services to their clients, in particular cost management services. Most of their services are delivered through the offices in India and Qatar.
Big City Construction
The company was a founder member of the Design & Build Foundation, and have a number of awards for staff training. Highly experienced, specialist and reputable providers of building services. Fully trained specialists who offer minimal disruption throughout any project and have a proven record of success and accomplishment.
Safety Assured Limited
SAL are experienced and qualified CDM advisors that provide clients with CDM services to help them meet their legal obligations under CDM 2015. They work in supporting the client and collaborate with all parties involved in the project, including designers, construction teams and health and safety personnel at the design and pre-construction stages. Their advisors are extensively knowledgeable about design and construction processes and have the ability to offer well-informed advice at every stage of the client’s construction project.
One of the most experienced heritage companies in Britain. They offer a range of services to enable quick and effective responses to archaeological, heritage and conservation requirements. Their consultancy team can supply a wide range of planning advice, guidance and steering on design proposals as well as liaison with local planning authorities.
Gastro Catering Consult
An established, innovative and trusted independent catering consultancy, delivering commercially sustainable and culturally sympathetic catering operations. They offer specialist advice to develop new cafes, restaurants, bars and event catering.