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10th September, 2020 - CDM

CDM Health And Safety File Contents (What You Should Include)

The health and safety file is an important document required by the CDM regulations. Information for the health and safety file is gathered off all CDM duty holders, and it's important everyone understands what should be included. Here's a list of contents for the CDM health and safety file.

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25th August, 2020 - CDM

CDM 2015 Client Duties Explained

CDM 2015 gives clients a number of responsibilities or duties. These legal CDM requirements must be completed by clients on every construction project, of any size and any duration. In this post, we summarise CDM client duties and find out what these responsibilities are, and why clients have them.

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19th August, 2020 - CDM

What Is Pre-Construction Information?

One of the first documents that needs to be produced on a construction project is the pre-construction information. This is a legally required document, required by the CDM regulations for every construction project. But what is the pre-construction information?

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11th August, 2020 - CDM

The 3 Stages Of CDM (From Pre-Construction To Post-Construction)

The CDM Regulations don't just apply to contractors and construction workers on sites, but to the whole project team. Clients, designers and contractors all have duties under CDM, at all stages of the project. From pre-construction, through to the construction, project completion and beyond.

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30th July, 2020 - CDM

The 4 CDM Duties Of A Designer

Nearly everyone involved in construction has duties under CDM, including designers. And that doesn't just mean the architect. Anyone who prepares or modifies a design for construction is a designer under CDM. In this blog post, we take a look at the 4 CDM duties of a designer.

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28th July, 2020 - CDM

Who Does CDM 2015 Apply To?

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM 2015) apply to all construction work, but who is responsible for complying with these regulations? Every construction project, no matter how big or small, short or long, needs to comply with CDM, and CDM applies to everyone involved.

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8th July, 2020 - CDM

The Definition Of Construction Work Under CDM 2015

If you work in construction, you have probably heard of the CDM Regulations. Because the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (CDM 2015) apply to all construction projects. But what exactly is construction work? Let's look at the definition of construction work under CDM.

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21st May, 2020 - CDM

Does CDM Apply To Non-Notifiable Projects?

A question we often get asked is whether the CDM regulations apply to none notifiable projects. Construction projects that do not meet the CDM notification thresholds do not need to be notified to the HSE and are often referred to as non-notifiable. But what does that mean for the CDM regulations?

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12th May, 2020 - CDM

Does CDM Apply To Refurbishment?

One of the questions we often get asked regarding CDM 2015 is, does CDM apply to refurbishment projects? The answer is yes. It may surprise you to know that the refurbishment project doesn’t even have to involve any structural changes for CDM to apply.

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15th April, 2020 - CDM

23 CDM Regulation Questions Answered (FAQs)

What are the CDM regulations? Who is a principal contractor? What does the client need to do? Who can be the principal designer? There are lots of frequently asked questions that we often respond to regarding CDM, so we have dedicated this blog post to answer the most common questions.

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3rd March, 2020 - CDM

Who Are The CDM 2015 Duty Holders?

There are 5 main duty holders under CDM 2015 you need to know about. Some duty holders are appointed automatically, and some need to be appointed in writing. In this blog post we discuss who these CDM duty holders are, and what their role is under the CDM 2015 regulations.

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18th February, 2020 - CDM

When Does A Principal Designer Need To Be Appointed?

A principal designer needs to be appointed on all construction projects involving more than one contractor. Including subcontractors. But even though this role was introduced back in 2015, as the newest CDM duty holder, the principal designer role still gets a lot of questions.

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