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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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4th October, 2016 - COSHH

Under The COSHH?

COSHH stands for the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health. There are a set of regulations (The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations) that requires you to control substances that are hazardous to health within your organisation. So what is exactly is under the COSHH?

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7th June, 2016 - Asbestos

Asbestos Management Survey Vs Refurbishment And Demolition Survey

There are two key types of asbestos survey, the management asbestos survey, and the refurbishment and demolition asbestos survey. Both asbestos surveys, but with a difference. So which one do you need? Let's look at asbestos management surveys vs refurbishment and demolition surveys.

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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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6th May, 2016 - CDM

10 Differences Between CDM 2015 And CDM 2007

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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21st April, 2016 - Paperwork

Free Help With Your CHAS Registration

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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6th April, 2016 - CDM

Happy Birthday CDM 2015 - Quick Refresher

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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19th February, 2016 - CDM

Key Changes In The CDM 2015 Regulations

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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18th January, 2016 - CDM

What Are The Construction Design And Management Regulations?

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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19th October, 2015 - CDM

CDM 2015 What Does A Principal Designer Do?

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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6th October, 2015 - CDM

CDM 2015 Now Applies To ALL Construction Projects

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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