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Key Changes In The CDM 2015 Regulations

19th February, 2016 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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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CDM 2015 Now Applies To ALL Construction Projects

6th October, 2015 - CDM

CDM 2015 is old news isn't it? Didn't that come into force in April? Well yes, CDM 2015 did come into force in April for all new construction projects. But did you know that from October 6th 2015 all existing construction projects must now also comply with the new regulations?

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Who Is The CDM 2015 Principal Designer?

20th August, 2015 - CDM

CDM 2015 (Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015) introduced a new role of Principal Designer, but who is this? CDM 2015 defines the principal designer as the designer with control over the pre-construction phase of the project, which is all the planning up until work starts on site.

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Does CDM 2015 Apply To Domestic Projects And Domestic Clients?

21st July, 2015 - CDM

The requirements for domestic projects and domestic clients are a little different under the 2015 version of the CDM Regulations. Unlike CDM 2007, CDM 2015 applies in full to domestic projects. In this post we look at what a domestic project is, and how CDM 2015 applies.

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Do The CDM Regulations Apply To Manufacturing?

17th July, 2015 - CDM

The new Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (CDM) came into force in April 2015, and it is no secret that these regulations apply to construction projects in the UK. But will these regulations impact on manufacturing, and if so, how? Let's take a look.

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When Is A CDM 2015 Construction Phase Plan Needed?

16th June, 2015 - CDM

A construction phase plan is a document specifically required by the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations. This document was required under the 2007 regulations, and remains a requirement under the 2015 regulations. But when exactly is a construction phase plan needed?

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An Introduction To CDM 2015

2nd June, 2015 - CDM

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (often referred to as CDM regulations) were updated this year, with the new CDM 2015 regulations coming into force on the 6th of April 2015. This update replaces the former 2007 regulations and applies to all construction projects.

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How To Appoint A Principal Designer Under CDM 2015

1st May, 2015 - CDM

CDM 2015 (Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015) introduced a new role of principal designer, as an important duty holder that must be appointed on all projects with more than one contractor. In this post, we look at how to appoint a principal designer.

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CDM Notifiable Projects Working Days And Person Days Explained

10th April, 2015 - CDM

Simply put, notifiable CDM projects are construction projects that need to be notified to the HSE. If your construction project meets certain criteria (based on project length and the number of people on site, then you have to notify the HSE, and your project is notifiable. What are the criteria?

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