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There’s No Business Like Show Business! CDM Now Covers the Entertainment Industry

There’s No Business Like Show Business! CDM Now Covers the Entertainment Industry It seems like this year’s been all about huge changes in the old ‘elf and safety world – and here’s another big one to rock the headlines. Or rather – headline acts – because as of April this year, new CDM regulations are… Read the Full Post

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Contractors – are you ready for CDM Regulations 2015?

Contractors – are you ready for CDM 2015? The building industry has been well aware that the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations are due to be overhauled in April this year, but the specific details have yet to be formally announced (since this article the CDM Regulations came in force April 6th 2015). Although the 2007… Read the Full Post

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Change Ahoy! CDM Regulations are Being Revised and Here’s What You Need to Know

Change Ahoy! CDM Regulations are Being Revised and Here’s What You Need to Know Yet more changes in regulations and legislations! And if those of you in construction are thinking we’ve already been here before – you’re not wrong. The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 last got a bit of a facelift back in… Read the Full Post

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The CDM Regulations 2015 Changes In a Nutshell

The CDM Regulations 2015 – As they stand today!  The Industry are NOT changing what CDM delivers but changing how it delivers it They aim to Focus on Small business And The “technical aspects” of the CDM Regulations will not be changing as they are working well. Significant Structural Simplification Radically simplified structure Structure mirrors… Read the Full Post

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Architects! Are You Prepared to Become ‘Principal Designer’?

Role of Principal Designer vs Architects Future From 2015, over one million small construction projects per year will require the new principal designer role as Health and Safety coordinator, according to the HSE. So architects; how do you see your new upcoming health and safety duties as a Principal Designer – a walk in the… Read the Full Post

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CDM 201X Regulations – What to Expect

CDM Regulations Often times, the need to make money, or the need to finish construction projects by the construction deadline, or even the lack of adequate financial compensation among other reasons, has caused many construction projects to be conducted without following health and safety guidelines as set out by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE)… Read the Full Post

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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 Regulations 2014 – All Change Again?

CDM Regulations 2015 After seven years, the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations, also known as CDM 2007, are due for revision in October 2014 to go live in the first half of 2015. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has been consulting on changes since July 2013 when a series of draft proposals were first… Read the Full Post

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Important Facts about the Proposed CDM Regulations

There’s an emerging Role of the Principal Designer Before we get down to the ongoing CDM consultation, it is important we retrace the steps the CDM regulations have taken to be what they are today. A Brief History about the CDM Regulations The building and construction industry has for along time experienced high levels of… Read the Full Post

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Assessing The CDM Regulations 2014

As I have said before through this blog, the construction industry remains one of the most accident and incident-prone sectors in terms of health and safety, and in response to this continued concern the Regulations which govern the construction industry are being revised. But what does this mean to those of us involved in one… Read the Full Post

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