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CDM 2015 Working For Domestic Clients

31st August, 2017 - CDM

When working for domestic clients it is important to be aware of some special rules under CDM 2015. Under CDM 2007, there were many exemptions from CDM on domestic projects, but CDM 2015 does not share the same allowances. Yes, on a domestic project, CDM 2015 will apply.

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Who Does CDM 2015 Apply To?

29th August, 2017 - CDM

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM 2015) apply to construction work, but who exactly is responsible for complying with these regulations? Every construction project, no matter how big or small, short or long, needs to comply with CDM, and CDM applies to everyone involved.

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How Often Should A Toolbox Talk Be Undertaken?

23rd August, 2017 - Toolbox Talks

Toolbox talks are a great way to provide health and safety information to your team, and comply with legal requirements. Toolbox talks are a great way to keep your workforce refreshed and provide information. In this blog post we consider how often toolbox talks should be undertaken.

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The Definition Of Construction Work Under CDM 2015

18th August, 2017 - CDM

It goes without saying that The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (CDM 2015) applies to all construction projects, but what exactly is construction work? Building a house? Yes. But what about painting a wall, digging a hole, or fitting some windows? Let's take a look.

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24 Tips For Reducing Stress At Work

15th August, 2017 - Health

Stress can hit anyone at any level. With some small changes, you can reduce work related stress, creating a happier and healthier work environment. Here are 24 tips for reducing stress at work across demands, control, support, relationships, roles and change management.

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How To Start A Safety Talk

11th August, 2017 - Toolbox Talks

It might sound simple, but safety talks can often get forgotten, and on many of the sites we have visited safety talks just done get done as often as management would like them to be. In this post we look at some of the best ways to start a safety talk.

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Does CDM Apply To Refurbishment?

8th August, 2017 - CDM

One of the questions we often get asked regarding CDM 2015 is, does CDM apply to refurbishment projects? The answer is yes. It may surprise you to know that the refurbishment project doesn’t even have to involve any structural changes for CDM to apply.

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10 Tips For Writing A Method Statement

4th August, 2017 - Paperwork

Method statement are important documents for completing activities safely. But while method statements are important, they can also be difficult documents to write, so where should you start? In this blog post we give you 10 tips for writing a method statement.

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When Does CDM 2015 Apply?

1st August, 2017 - CDM

In a previous blog post we discussed when CDM applies to construction projects, however things have changed slightly with the updated 2015 CDM regulations, so it is time to revisit this subject and see what (if anything) has changed.

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Are Site Inductions Required By Law?

27th July, 2017 - Inductions

Site inductions are a great way to provide employees with the site specific health and safety rules and requirements, and any particular hazards they need to be aware of. In this post we look at the legal requirements for providing inductions.

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9 Ways To Comply With COSHH

25th July, 2017 - COSHH

The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations apply to every workplace. Here are 9 ways you can comply with COSHH including identifying hazardous substances, assessing the substances used and produced in your workplace, controlling the risks, record keeping and training.

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CDM Client Duties Everyone Needs To Know

20th July, 2017 - CDM

It goes without saying that every CDM client should know about their legal duties under the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations. But if you're not a client, and you're a designer or contractor for example, then you don't need to worry about client duties, right? Wrong!

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