DEFINITION: “client” means any person for whom a project is carried out.
COMMERCIAL CLIENT DUTIES IN RELATION TO MANAGING PROJECTS:
A client must make suitable arrangements for managing a project, including the allocation of sufficient time and other resources.
Arrangements are suitable if they ensure that:
A client must ensure that these arrangements are maintained and reviewed throughout the project.
A client must provide pre-construction information as soon as is practicable to every designer and contractor appointed, or being considered for appointment, to the project.
A client must ensure that:
A client must take reasonable steps to ensure that:
Where a project is notifiable, the client must give notice in writing to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) as soon as is practicable before the construction phase begins.
NOTE: FOR DOMESTIC CLIENTS, THESE DUTIES AUTOMATICALLY TRANSFER TO THE PRINCIPAL CONTRACTOR / CONTRACTOR OR IF THERE IS A WRITTEN AGREEMENT, THE PRINCIPAL DESIGNER.