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Does CDM Apply To Maintenance Work?

19th September, 2017 - CDM

CDM stands for the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations, and this set of regulations apply to all construction projects. But what about maintenance work? Yes, it is carried out by tradesmen, or sometimes by a handyman or caretaker but it is often very short duration. Does CDM apply?

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CDM 2015 For Only One Contractor

8th September, 2017 - CDM

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations apply to every construction project, but there are several changes to duties when there is only one contractor. For only one contractor projects, the single or sole contractor involved has to take on a few extra duties.

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CDM 2015 Working For Domestic Clients

31st August, 2017 - CDM

When working for domestic clients it is important to be aware of some special rules under CDM 2015. Under CDM 2007, there were many exemptions from CDM on domestic projects, but CDM 2015 does not share the same allowances. Yes, on a domestic project, CDM 2015 will apply.

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Who Does CDM 2015 Apply To?

29th August, 2017 - CDM

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM 2015) apply to construction work, but who exactly 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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The Definition Of Construction Work Under CDM 2015

18th August, 2017 - CDM

It goes without saying that The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (CDM 2015) applies to all construction projects, but what exactly is construction work? Building a house? Yes. But what about painting a wall, digging a hole, or fitting some windows? Let's take a look.

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Does CDM Apply To Refurbishment?

8th August, 2017 - CDM

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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When Does CDM 2015 Apply?

1st August, 2017 - CDM

In a previous blog post we discussed when CDM applies to construction projects, however things have changed slightly with the updated 2015 CDM regulations, so it is time to revisit this subject and see what (if anything) has changed.

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CDM Client Duties Everyone Needs To Know

20th July, 2017 - CDM

It goes without saying that every CDM client should know about their legal duties under the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations. But if you're not a client, and you're a designer or contractor for example, then you don't need to worry about client duties, right? Wrong!

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Does CDM Apply To Non-notifiable Projects?

12th July, 2017 - CDM

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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CDM 2015 Client Responsibilities

29th June, 2017 - CDM

CDM 2015 increases the responsibilities placed on the client, giving this important duty holder more requirements to comply with. Client duties apply on every construction project. Yes, every project, no matter the size or duration. In this post we summarise client CDM duties.

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The History Of The CDM Regulations

21st June, 2017 - CDM

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (CDM Regulations), like many things, have changed and developed over time. The history of the CDM Regulations actually goes back over 20 years! Let’s take a look at the history of the CDM Regulations.

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What Is CDM In Construction?

5th June, 2017 - CDM

CDM applies to nearly every construction project, so if you work or become involved with the construction industry you will likely hear the term CDM. But what is CDM? CDM stands for the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations, a set of Regulations that apply to all construction projects.

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