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Will the Delayed CDM 201X Regulations Be Law by April 2015?

CDM 201X Regulations The much awaited ‘CDM 201X’ consultation is currently underway. The consultation started on 31st March and ends on 6th June, which means you barely got a month to participate in the consultation. The consultation is open to the public. The drafting of the new Construction (Design and Management) Regulations document started sometime… Read the Full Post

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CDM Services for Nursing Home Birmingham

Veritas Consulting appointed for their CDM Services by Hurst Way Care Home in Birmingham, West Midlands for a total refurbishment scheme, existing building to form a Residential Care Home. Description: Internal Alterations and refurbishment to alter 59 bedrooms to 42 bedrooms and associated M&E alterations. Client: The Hurstway care Home Architects: Gould Singleton Architects Do you need… Read the Full Post

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What do you think about this Poor Design for Roof Plant & Latchway System

Another example from our “CDM Matters in Design” series Examples of Poor design are quite common and result in many situations presenting unnecessary difficulties for Maintenance. Often just more thought and a little common sense are all that is required.  An example of poor design is shown below. Flat Roof Design A Latchway System running beneath… Read the Full Post

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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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Build Timber Frame anywhere, with “IWS-Built” In

UKTFA Site Safe Document Following the launch of the eagerly awaited guidance from the UK Timber Frame Association (UKTFA), “Design guide to separating distances for buildings during construction”, Intelligent Wood Systems (IWS) are delighted to announce the launch of our tested and UKTFA approved Category B and C compliant systems.  IWS holistic systems have been… 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 Regulations 2007: The right advice for Clients

Construction Design and Maintenance Regulations As a client if you are about to alter or extend a building or structure, thinking of putting up a new one or demolishing an existing one, then the Construction Design and Management Regulations 2007 place a number of specific duties on you. The aim of these Regulations is to… Read the Full Post

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Practical steps that CDM Designers can take.

GOOD Designers can make a BIG difference designing OUT the risks CDM DESIGNERS CHECKLIST 1) Health and safety should not be an afterthought. This is sometimes better understood by civil engineers than by designers of buildings because many civil engineering projects involve obvious and clearly defined risks. When designing a bridge to be built over… Read the Full Post

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Registered CDM Coordinators

Since the role of the CDM Coordinator began, the objective has been to ensure that efficiency is at the heart of the CDM Coordinator Services we provide, Quality in the way we approach design risk management, quality in the way we organise and conduct ourselves and, above all, doing our best to ensure that the… Read the Full Post

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