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CDM 2015 Working For Domestic Clients

31st August, 2017 - tag 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 - tag 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 - tag 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 - tag 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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CDM Client Duties Everyone Needs To Know

20th July, 2017 - tag 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 - tag 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 - tag 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 - tag 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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CDM Duties Guidance – 6 Free Pdfs

1st June, 2017 - tag 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 - tag 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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Who Are The CDM 2015 Duty Holders?

27th April, 2017 - tag 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 - tag 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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