chapter  15
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Organization

Within the scope of responsibilities set by the CDM Regulations (HSE, 1994)

the principal contractor is charged with delivering a safe working environ-

ment. Prerequisite to this is the establishment within the company's frame-

work of the corporate organization and the project organization. These must

effectively be brought together to ensure that the health and safety manage-

ment subsystem is translated from policies at corporate level into procedures,

instructions and working practices at project site level. Vital to success are the

roles of the corporate health and safety manager/adviser, the health and safety

supervisor based on site, first-line supervisors and all construction operatives.

Organization for health and. safety management focuses on delivering safe