A Principal contractor is appointed by the client to control the construction phase of any project involving more than one contractor. The principal contractor has an important role in managing the Health & Safety risks of all contractors involved in the project.
Hornbill have the in house capability and expertise to take on the role of principal contractor. This service can either be utilised by out clients as a stand alone service or integrated with any or all of our in-house engineering services Low Voltage, Hazardous Area, Instrumentation, High Voltage, Systems Design, Panel Manufacture, Personnel Hire, Procurement, Calibration and Training.
With over 25 years experience in the engineering industry Hornbill are well versed with what is required to make a project successful. All work carried out by Hornbill is underpinned by our fully integrated Quality, Environmental and Safety Systems (iQES) supported by our recognised accreditations: ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OSHAS 18001, Investors in People, EUSR, Lloyds Register, NICEIC, Contractor Plus, Safe Contractor, UVDB, Institute of Measurement and Control.
At Hornbill we believe in taking the objectives of our clients and treating them as our own. Combining this with out ethos and commitment to Health and Safety our clients can be assured their projects are in safe hands from start to finish.
You can use a principal contractor for any size of project.
If your project is 'notifiable' then you need to use a principal contractor. According to CDM regulations 2007 projects become notifiable if any of the criterias below are met:
However if you prefer someone else to coordinate the day to day running of your project then a Principal Contractor will be responsible for the following:
If you would like to know more about how Hornbill can assist with your Principal Contractor requirements, call us on +44 (0) 1792 818 111 or send us a message below.