CDM · Construction Safety

A Review of CDM 2015 – One Year On

In a keynote address to the recently formed ‘CDM Forum’, which has been widely publicised in the industry, a former Chief Executive of the HSE stressed the importance of the ‘Industry Taking Responsibility’ in matters of design and management. Using his first-hand experience of the catastrophic effects of the 2011 earthquake aftershock on the city… Continue reading A Review of CDM 2015 – One Year On

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Responsibilities of the Principal Designer under CDM 2015

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 came in to effect on 6 April 2015 with the key aim of encouraging safer working practice in order to prevent injury, ill-health and fatalities to those working in construction and also to reduce bureaucracy. Replacement of CDM Co-ordinator Role A significant change in CDM 2015 is the… Continue reading Responsibilities of the Principal Designer under CDM 2015

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CDM 2015 Roles and Responsibilities of Duty Holders

In light of the draft Construction (Design & Management) Regulations (CDM) 2015 having been published to replace CDM 2007, due to be enforced 6 April 2015, here is an outline of all duty holders involved in a construction project and their duties. Clients – are organisations or individuals for whom a construction project is carried… Continue reading CDM 2015 Roles and Responsibilities of Duty Holders

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Countdown to Revised CDM Regulations

With most people in the industry counting down the days until the revised regulations are laid, made, and have come into force, it may be worth a look at what the HSE envisage in relation to potential health and safety improvements that might follow the removal of the present domestic client exemption. Improvements in health… Continue reading Countdown to Revised CDM Regulations

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CDM – Have Your Say

Whether at home or abroad, the Construction industry is still one of the most risk-inherent sectors in which to work with serious incidents and fatalities on sites from Brazil to London having recently been reported in the media. As we emerge from recession and construction carries on apace, we are witnessing an increasing trend of employing casual… Continue reading CDM – Have Your Say

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