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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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Principal Designer Support For CDM 2015

3rd April, 2015 - News

Our new online support system for CDM 2015 has launched, with a specific plan for the new role of principal designer. Many architects will now find themselves undertaking the role of principal designer, we know this has caused some confusion and our support guides can help with the changes.

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CDM 2015 Are You Ready?

10th March, 2015 - CDM

As you may have heard, the CDM Regulations are changing. CDM 2015 will come into force on the 6th of April 2015, and from this date every new construction project in Great Britain will be required to comply with the 2015 CDM regulations. Existing projects have until October to transition.

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CDM 2015 Is My Construction Project Notifiable?

13th January, 2015 - CDM

As you may have heard, the CDM Regulations are changing. CDM 2015 will come into force on the 6th of April 2015, and from this date every new construction project in Great Britain will be required to comply with the 2015 CDM regulations. Existing projects have until October to transition.

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CDM 2014 Becomes CDM 2015

10th January, 2015 - CDM

You may remember our blog post back in 2012 about proposed changes to the Construction Design and Management (CDM) Regulations 2007 expected in 2014, well fast forward a couple of years, and those changes look set to finally make there way through the legal system and into force in 2015.

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Why Health And Safety Is NOT Your Number One Priority

16th June, 2014 - Management

We often see the phrase safety is our number one priority, in marketing literature, company posters, in health and safety policies and other documentation. Of course, health and safety is an important aspect of running any business, but it's not your number one priority. Find out why.

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Construction Site Set Up To Do List

13th June, 2014 - Construction

There are lots of things to remember for health and safety when setting up your construction site, and this to do list will help you with your project. Due to the nature of construction work, site offices are often set up in a hurry. Use this to do list to make sure there is nothing you forget!

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A Guide To The Different Types Of First Aid Training Courses

21st February, 2014 - Management

There are a number of different first aid training courses available, so how do you know which type you need? Nominated first aiders are a must for any workplace, but with various types of first aid training available, it is vital to get the right level of training for your first aid cover.

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Does My Business Need First Aid Training?

11th February, 2014 - Management

Every business should have adequate levels of first aid cover. In an emergency medical situation, the delivery of first aid could quite literally be the difference between life and death. If an accident happened in your workplace, who would know what to do and how to help?

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