CDM | CONSTRUCTION DESIGN & MANAGEMENT

domestic Client

Should the domestic Client take on their own CDM duties?

Christian McCale, Senior consultant at Lucion Consulting, asks whether it is right that domestic clients should be able to absolve themselves completely of all CDM responsibilities
CDM 2015

CDM 2015 to remain unchanged following review into cutting housebuilding red tape

The government will the leave the CDM Regulation 2015 unchanged following a review into the housebuilding sector
safety failings

Safety failings lead to fines of more than £400,000 for three firms

A worker falling from height has led to three companies receiving fines of more than £400,000 after health and safety failings were found
BIM and CDM2015

BIM and CDM2015 – an opportunity to excel

BIM and CDM2015 have similar requirements and objectives. To ignore the synergy would be a missed opportunity argues David Carr, Managing Director of Callsafe Services Limited

CDM Differently and the architect

How can CDM Differently and the architectural process lead to a successful project outcome? Paul Bussey, Technical Consultant at Allford Hall Monaghan Morris and RIBA member, discusses what it means for architects
health and safety

Fine for construction firm after worker hit by HGV

Crest Nicholson Operations has been fined after a worker was run over by a HGV and sustained life-threatening injuries.
CDM15 Health and Safety

CDM15 – one year on

The introduction of CDM15 last year saw significant changes to the health and safety landscape. Now one year on, Louise Hosking, Director at Hosking Associates Ltd outlines the challenges that remain.

Tesco fined £500k for missing pre-construction information

Major supermarket chain Tesco has been fined after an investigation revealed safety failing that lead to a workman falling from height Tesco Stores Ltd and Tesco Maintenance Ltd have been hit with a £500,000 fine for failing to conduct the necessary pre-construction paperwork on a job.
The National CDM and Student Designer Awards

The National CDM and Student Designer Awards

Jody Kennedy of Construction Safety UK takes time to talk with APS about why CSUK chooses to be the headline sponsor of our National CDM and Student Designer Awards, as well as why you should come along to the inspirational evening too In today’s world, we’re often so caught up...

Injured workman rescued by crane

A firm has been sentenced for safety failings after a crane had to be used to rescue a workman who fell into a lift pit.

CDM2015 and its impact on smaller construction projects

CDM2015 will have special significance for smaller construction projects and the appointment of the Principal Designer as explained by Jonathan Moulam of The Association for Project Safety The Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2015 came into force just over a year ago in April 2015 with the transitional period ending...

CDM2015 and BIM synergy

David Carr, Managing Director of Callsafe Services Limited, argues that if BIM systems are used on a project and have not been integrated with the CDM2015, we will have missed a unique opportunity… The Building Information Modelling (BIM) process requirements and the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM2015) requirements...

Health and Safety: A duty of CDM2015

John Banks, Director at The Association for Project Safety explains the role of the Principal Designer and how to comply with the CDM2015 Regulations… So, what is the role of the Principal Designer all about? What it should be about is working with Clients and Designers during the Pre-Construction Phase,...

CDM2015 & the homeowner

Louise Hosking, Director at Hosking Associates Ltd sheds light on how CDM2015 affects the homeowner and what they need to do to remain compliant… The Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM) came into force on 6th April 2015 and has implications for anyone organising work on their home. Previously, the...

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