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Category Archives: CDM Regulations

Change Ahoy! All New Construction (Design and Management) Regulations

Change Ahoy! All New Construction (Design and Management) Regulations Do you work in the construction industry? Then you’d better pay attention – because there’s the smell of change in the air – and it’s not from my new high-fibre diet. The all new Construction (Design and Management) Regulations are set to come into force on …Read the Full Post

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Multiple Health and Safety Failings Land Brothers in Jail

What no Asbestos Survey or CDM Coordinator! The issue of asbestos in old buildings and the risk is poses to workers has been brought to the fore by a recent case which saw two men jailed for up to 22 weeks each. Akram Hussein and his brother Inam were both jailed after repeatedly ignoring Improvement …Read the Full Post

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Proposed CDM 201X Almost Coming to an End – Participate Now!

CDM 201X is set to go live by April 2015, and this is of course after it goes through Ministerial and Parliamentary scrutiny. However, once the regulations are in effect, there will be no grace period given for compliance. It is imperative then that stakeholders begin to familiarise themselves with some of the changes that …Read the Full Post

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Is the Proposed CDM 201X a Stitch in Time?

In order for any industry to be efficient and effective in its operations, it needs to constantly evaluate and re-evaluate its regulations, methods, processes and in the case of the construction industry, compliance. This is imperative not just in improving performance and remaining relevant, but in the case of the construction industry, this is especially …Read the Full Post

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Are You Protecting the Public?

The construction industry is one of the most dangerous industries to work in. When managing a site not only is it necessary to make sure that all the workers work in a safe manner, the safety of the public is also of paramount importance. Reducing the risks is all part of site management and therefore …Read the Full Post

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What is a CDM Coordinator?

A CDM Coordinator is a duty holder required under the CDM Regulations for a project lasting 30 days or more who advises the client on his CDM duties and design risk management matters. What are CDM Coordinator duties Advise and assist the client with his/her duties. Notify the Health and Safety Executive as soon as …Read the Full Post

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