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Designer Membership

BSG’s ‘Designer Membership’ package has been developed specifically for Architects and Designers who need support in fulfilling their Health and Safety duties included within the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 and the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM)

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Designer Membership

What our designer membership package includes

  • Guidance and advice in your role as Designer in relation to health and safety at the pre-construction phase of your projects
  • Advising you on your duties to ensure that other duty holders have the relevant skills, knowledge, and experience necessary to fulfil the role that they are appointed to undertake, in a manner that secures the health and safety of any person affected by your projects
  • Guidance and advice in your role as Designer in identifying, obtaining and collating pre-construction information
  • Guidance and advice in your role in providing pre-construction information to other duty holders
  • Guidance and advice on taking into account the general principles of prevention when preparing or modifying a design
  • Advising you to ensure that you have allocated sufficient time and other resources so construction work can be carried out, so far as is reasonably practicable, without risks to the health and safety of any person affected by your projects
  • Advice on co-ordinating and communicating with others to provide clear information on how to control any remaining risks. This may include other temporary and permanent works designers, who should themselves co-operate to ensure that their designs are compatible with others
  • Guidance and advice in the preparation of suitable and sufficient Health and Safety Files for your projects where appropriate
  • Access to a suite of Designer’s documents including templates and industry best practice guidance
  • Guidance and advice in relation to the Building Safety Act 2022


Wider business support includes access to;

  • RAMS software including templates for office environments
  • Access to competent and practical advice help line
  • Access to the BSG online information portal
  • Provide (if required) a Health and Safety Policy using BSG’s specialist template
  • Annual office inspection (if required)
  • Discounted rates for BSG Training
  • Regular newsletters
  • Use of the BSG logo and ability to describe BSG as your competent external adviser
  • Directional advice with SSIP applications

Additional support available at discounted member company rates;

  • Access to bespoke CDM Support Services when acting as Principal Designer
  • Site Inspections if required
  • Review/approval of Pre-Construction Information Packs
  • Review/approval of Construction Phase Plans
  • Review/approval of Health and Safety File
  • Notification of F10
  • Assistance with SSIP applications

Subscription fees

One-off joining fee

£475

Annual subscription

£1144

Ready to join?

Fill out our online application form to begin the membership process

Find out more

View the full details of each membership package in our Summary of Services, as well as information about our other services and products.

Got a question?

Get in touch and speak to our membership team about your requirements and we can recommend the best package for you.

Call us on 0300 304 9070 or
email enquiries@bsgltd.co.uk

Other membership packages

Find out more about our other membership packages

Standard Membership

Standard Membership

Designed for smaller companies with 0 to 17 employees.

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Membership Plus

Membership Plus

Designed for larger companies with 18 or more workers

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Manufacturing / Plant

Manufacturing / Plant

For firms who are not building companies but are otherwise involved in the industry

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20% discount for BSG members on all courses

We offer a range of membership packages to suit your business needs so why not become a member today

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We run a full range of construction health, safety and environmental training courses that can be tailored to your exact requirements.

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