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About David Cant

A chartered health and safety consultant with 20+ years of experience. David provides how-to articles, advice and guidance to make compliance easier for construction professionals, Architects and the built environment. When David is not helping clients with his unique mix of knowledge and experience, he enjoys being a good dad, a good partner and prefers drinking wine to beer. Known to be good with compliance and a corkscrew. Twitter, Facebook and Linkedin.

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CDM Co-ordinator Role – what are their duties?

The role of CDM co-ordinator is to provide the client with a key project advisor in respect of construction health and safety risk management matters. They assist and advise the…

Construction Health and Safety, and common sense
Construction Health and Safety, and common sense

Construction Health and Safety Health and Safety is applied common sense and accidents happen when common sense is absent. The distress, grief and sadness experienced by a wife, mother, family…

Asbestos survey – The legal duty

 The Asbestos Survey in the work place The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 requires an employer to provide a safe workplace. Asbestos, a category 1 chemical carcinogen, is…

Asbestos Fibres, Asbestos Dust, how to avoid both with an Asbestos Survey

 Asbestos Fibres Did you know that the name Asbestos derives from the Greek word a-, “not”; sbestos, “extinguishable”. Some say that this term may refer to the everlasting wicks of…

See health and safety consultants do matter

 Safety Consultants On a daily basis almost all businesses are faced with hazards and the associated risks in their jobs. This is not the risk of staff loosing their job….

Contractors Role and part 2 CDM Regulations

Duties of Contractors What Contractors must do for all Projects (Part 2 CDM Regulations) Contractors must ensure: Clients are aware of their duties. Not start work until they have obtained…

Fire risk assessment – action required by the employer

 Fire Risk Assessment Where the fire safety order regulations apply to your workplace YOU MUST carry out a FIRE RISK ASSESSMENT and make an EMERGENCY PLAN. A FIRE RISK ASSESSMENT…

Fire risk assessment and the Fire Safety Order 2005 – your legal responsibility

 Fire Safety Order 2005 The legal responsibility for ensuring compliance with fire safety and related legislation lies with the relevant company as the employing authority, where it is in control…

Fire risk assessment – don’t get your fingers burnt

 Fire Risk Assessment Fire is the most destructive and costly cause of damage to buildings and other property. A fire represents probably the single most catastrophic event that any establishment…

Dowdy safety image needs effective leadership

The Safety Culture Effective leadership from senior management is a key feature of a positive safety culture as it determines how everybody else in the organisation will view and act…

What is health and safety culture

Breed a Quality Safety Culture The `safety culture’ of an organisation can be defined as `the way we do things around here’. As such, culture provides a context for action…

Principal Contractors Role in line with part 3 CDM Regulations

Are you a Client and need construction work done? well the CDM Regulations 2007 provide for a number of duty holders involved within the construction industry one of which is…