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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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What CDM 2015 Information Should A Principal Contractor Provide?

6th January, 2017 - tag 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 - tag 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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How To Calculate If Your Construction Project Is CDM Notifiable

22nd July, 2016 - tag 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 - tag 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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What Happened To The CDM Coordinator?

25th May, 2016 - tag CDM

The CDM coordinator role ended in 2015, so what exactly happened to the CDM coordinator? The introduction of the CDM coordinator role was made under the CDM 2007 regulations, however, the introduction of the CDM 2015 regulations saw the removal of the CDM coordinator role. Why?

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10 Differences Between CDM 2015 And CDM 2007

6th May, 2016 - tag CDM

Here's a summary of 10 differences between CDM 2015 and the previous CDM 2007 regulations. CDM 2015 have been in force for some time now, and apply to all construction projects in Great Britain and CDM 2015 has a number of differences with the 2007 version of the regulations.

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Happy Birthday CDM 2015 - Quick Refresher

6th April, 2016 - tag CDM

Today marks one year since CDM 2015 came into force for all construction projects in Great Britain. Happy Birthday CDM 2015! To mark the one year anniversary of CDM 2015, here's a quick refresher on the top CDM 2015 topics, to keep you up to speed.

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Key Changes In The CDM 2015 Regulations

19th February, 2016 - tag CDM

CDM 2015 introduced the role of principal designer, and with this new role comes new duties. What are these new duties? Here are the CDM 2015 principal designer duties explained. Principal designers have duties throughout the project, but mostly during the pre-construction phase.

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What Are The Construction Design And Management Regulations?

18th January, 2016 - tag CDM

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations, also commonly referred to as the CDM Regulations, are a set of health and safety regulations that apply specifically to construction projects. These regulations apply to all construction projects of all sizes and were updated in 2015.

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CDM 2015 Roles And Responsibilities

24th November, 2015 - tag CDM

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (CDM) 2015 introduced some changes to the CDM roles and responsibilities in place on construction projects in the UK. Members of the construction project team need to fulfil various roles and responsibilities to comply with the CDM regulations.

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CDM 2015 What Does A Principal Designer Do?

19th October, 2015 - tag CDM

The 2015 updates to the CDM Regulations (CDM 2015) introduced the role of the principal designer, and many of the questions our team are asked surround this new role. But what is it that the principal designer does? When do they do it, and how can they improve construction health and safety?

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