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15th June, 2018 - CDM

The A-Z Of CDM Design Risk Assessment For Architects

As a designer on a construction project, what risks should you be assessing to comply with the CDM regulations? In this post, we will go through the A-Z of CDM design risk assessment, covering 26 areas to think about when considering health and safety in your design.

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23rd May, 2018 - CDM

Does CDM Apply To Painting And Decorating?

Painters and decorators are often familiar with CDM from working on larger construction projects, perhaps under a principal contractor. But what about smaller projects, like painting a hallway or a room in someone's house? How does CDM apply to painting and decorating work?

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9th April, 2018 - CDM

Does CDM Apply To Landscaping Work?

Are landscaping works construction projects? And does CDM apply? The CDM regulations apply to all construction projects, no matter how long, in both residential and commercial sectors. In what circumstances does this include landscaping, and in what do you need to do to comply?

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5th March, 2018 - CDM

Do You Need A Construction Phase Plan For Small Projects?

There is a lot of confusion around the need for a CDM construction phase plan on small projects. In this post we discuss why and when you need a construction phase plan, changes for small projects and provide information on our easy to use construction phase plan tool.

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5th October, 2017 - CDM

Does CDM Apply To Site Investigations?

A common question regarding CDM, is do the regulations apply to site investigations. In this post, we look at the definition of construction work under CDM 2015 and consider how the regulations apply to site investigation work.

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19th September, 2017 - CDM

Does CDM Apply To Maintenance Work?

CDM stands for the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations, and this set of regulations apply to all construction projects. But what about maintenance work? Yes, it is carried out by tradesmen, or sometimes by a handyman or caretaker but it is often very short duration. Does CDM apply?

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21st June, 2017 - CDM

The History Of The CDM Regulations

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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1st June, 2017 - CDM

CDM Duties Guidance – 6 Free Pdfs

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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24th May, 2017 - CDM

Does CDM 2015 Apply To Demolition?

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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6th January, 2017 - CDM

What CDM 2015 Information Should A Principal Contractor Provide?

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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24th November, 2016 - CDM

What CDM 2015 Information Should A Principal Designer Provide?

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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25th May, 2016 - CDM

What Happened To The CDM Coordinator?

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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