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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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CDM Duties Guidance – 6 Free Pdfs

1st June, 2017 - CDM

Do you know your duties under CDM? You soon will when you download our free guidance pdfs. Since nearly everyone has duties under CDM, we have created 6 FREE downloadable PDF factsheets, covering guidance for CDM duty holders. Get up to speed on your CDM duties.

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Does CDM 2015 Apply To Demolition?

24th May, 2017 - CDM

When, and how, does CDM 2015 apply to demolition work? As in, projects that don’t actually involve any new construction, just removal and site clearance. The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (CDM) apply to construction work sure, but how does it apply to demolition?

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CDM 2015 Principal Designer Responsibilities

22nd May, 2017 - CDM

The Principal Designer is an important duty holder under CDM 2015, and as such has a wide number of responsibilities throughout the project. Appointing the Principal Designer early is crucial as they have a number of duties to perform before work starts on site during the pre-construction phase.

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Who Are The CDM 2015 Duty Holders?

27th April, 2017 - CDM

There are 5 key 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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When Does A Principal Designer Need To Be Appointed?

18th April, 2017 - CDM

CDM 2015 came into force over 2 years ago, but we still get many enquiries about the new role this version of the regulations introduced… the Principal Designer. Most questions relate to the appointment, particularly, when does a Principal Designer need to be appointed?

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CDM 2015 And Residential Projects

21st February, 2017 - CDM

Does CDM 2015 apply to residential projects? This is a common question under CDM, and the short answer is - Yes. If you are a Principal Contractor, Contractor, Designer or Principal Designer, CDM 2015 applies in full to residential projects. Find out more about CDM 2015 and residential projects.

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What CDM 2015 Information Should A Principal Contractor Provide?

6th January, 2017 - CDM

Does CDM 2015 apply to residential projects? This is a common question under CDM, and the short answer is - Yes. If you are a principal contractor, contractor, designer or principal designer, CDM 2015 applies in full to residential projects. Find out more about CDM 2015 and residential projects.

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What CDM 2015 Information Should A Principal Designer Provide?

24th November, 2016 - CDM

CDM 2015 created the role of principal designer, and under the regulations, this duty holder is responsible for managing health and safety during the pre-construction phase. What information should a principal designer provide to comply with the regulations?

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CDM 2015 Documents Explained

12th August, 2016 - CDM

There are several documents required under CDM 2015, in this blog post we look at which documents are required, and when. CDM 2015 has been around for a while now, and applies to all construction projects in Great Britain, and not much has changed when it comes to the documents required, or has it?

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