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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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Can The Principal Contractor Be The Principal Designer?

10th May, 2017 - CDM

A question we are often asked regarding CDM and the new CDM 2015 regulations is, can the principal contractor be the principal designer? The principal designer should be the designer in overall control of the pre-construction phase of the project. This is usually the architect.

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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 Principal Contractor Duties Explained

20th October, 2016 - CDM

CDM 2015 requires a principal contractor to be appointed on any project with more than one contractor (including subcontractors). The role of principal contractor carries additional CDM duties and responsibilities. Here are the CDM 2015 principal contractor duties explained.

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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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How To Calculate If Your Construction Project Is CDM Notifiable

22nd July, 2016 - CDM

Under CDM 2015 the rules regarding notification requirements have changed, and the changes may be subtle but they can have a big impact on your project. How do we calculate if your construction project is CDM notifiable? In this blog post we look at the notification threshold calculations.

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How To Complete The CDM 2015 F10 Form

13th July, 2016 - CDM

The CDM 2015 F10 form is the form you will use to notify the HSE of your construction project, if it is notifiable. Under CDM 2015 it is one of the Client duties to submit this form. So what information is needed, and how do you complete it?

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