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10 Differences Between CDM 2015 And CDM 2007

6th May, 2016 - 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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Free Help With Your CHAS Registration

21st April, 2016 - Paperwork

CHAS registration can be a difficult process, but with the help of our new free CHAS application guidance, you can succeed! Gaining CHAS registration can be daunting if you have never been through the process before, find out about our CHAS guide, and how to get access to it in this blog post.

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Happy Birthday CDM 2015 - Quick Refresher

6th April, 2016 - 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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Can Health And Safety SAVE You Money?

9th March, 2016 - Management

Health and safety costs money doesn't it? Installing safety devices, training, monitoring, checks and inspections, not to mention time spent on paperwork, it all adds up. So how can health and safety save you money? Find out how good health and safety can actually save your business money.

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CDM 2015 Principal Designer Duties Explained

7th March, 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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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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How Long Does An Asbestos Awareness Certificate Last?

2nd February, 2016 - Asbestos

If you work in construction or any other profession where you may disturb asbestos you should be trained in asbestos awareness as a minimum. But how often should that training take place, and how long does an asbestos awareness certificate last? Find out if your training is up to date.

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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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Asbestos Symptoms And Related Diseases

4th December, 2015 - Asbestos

Asbestos symptoms and related diseases usually don't develop until years, often decades, after exposure. Due to this is often difficult to pinpoint the exposure, or even know when that troublesome cough is actually something much more sinister. Asbestos related diseases mostly target the lungs.

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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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What Is A DSE Assessment?

3rd November, 2015 - Paperwork

A DSE assessment is an assessment of Display Screen Equipment and how we use it. Display Screen Equipment (DSE) is a device or equipment with a display screen, including both conventional display screens and those used in emerging technologies such as laptops, touch-screens and other devices.

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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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