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Veritas Consulting triumphed over “Big Player” CDM Coordinators

Veritas Consulting a birmingham based Health and safety consultancy has triumphed over a host of “big players” in the CDM Consultancy sector by landing a Framework agreement with BAM PPP one of the market leaders in the Public Private Partnership sector. Veritas Consulting director David Cant welcomed the win as preferred consultancy for the firm, which already… Read the Full Post

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Worker Trapped at Leisure Park

Drainage work trench collapse An employee at the Dawlish holiday Park, Lady’s Mile Farm, suffered terrible injuries when he became trapped while working in a trench. Grzezgorz Waluszowski had been asked to help with laying one of the drainage pipes in a trench. While he was in the two meter deep trench the sides collapsed… Read the Full Post

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Has Health and Safety Taken a Step Too Far?

A Case of the Wrong Type of Rescue Equipment Alison Hume’s Life Could Have Been Saved. Has Health and Safety Taken a Step Too Far? In the news last week there was the story about the tragic and preventable death of Alison Hume who dies in July 2008. The 44 year old mother fell down… Read the Full Post

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Health and Safety Demonstration Goes Wrong and Becomes a YouTube Hit

Healthy and Safety gone wrong goes Viral Viral videos zoom over the Internet thanks to sites like YouTube.  Once a video has been caught it spreads quickly, amassing thousands of viewings.  Sometimes this can create superstars, and other times it can bring serious matters to the attention of the public and corporation owners. A Series… Read the Full Post

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CDM Coordinators an essential piece of the Risk Management puzzle.

The construction trade have long been known for the hazardous nature of the work. In an effort to dampen down the accident rate on construction projects, the Construction Design and Management Regulations were updated to provide a more comprehensive control authority. A key part of the CDM regulations is the increased responsibilities bestowed upon CDM… Read the Full Post

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CDM Duties and responsibilities under the CDM Regulations.

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations has just been changed to make it a whole lot easier to secure convictions against clients and their professional advisors. In today’s climate, Health, Safety and Welfare could be a name of a firm of caring solicitors… presumably previously trading as Sewem, Grabbit & Runn. In the past, if… Read the Full Post

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