The principal contractor’s duties include:

 (a)           liaising with the client and the principal designer

 (b)           planning, managing and monitoring the construction phase

 (c)           drawing up and implementing the construction phase plan

 (d)          drawing up and implementing site rules

 (e)           providing suitable site induction and ensuring that workers are suitably trained

 (f)            ensuring the site is suitably secured against unauthorised entry

 (g)           ensuring co-operation and coordination between all those working on the site so as to prevent danger

 (h)           ensuring there are suitable arrangements for effective consultation with the workforce

 (i)             ensuring the right health and safety information is provided to the right people at the right time

 (j)             ensuring there are adequate welfare facilities for the site.