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    EVALUATING THE IMPACT OF CDM REGULATIONS 2007

    HSE offer opportunity to contribute at CDM 2007 evaluation events

    The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has commissioned Frontline to evaluate the impact of the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 (CDM2007) on the construction industry in Great Britain. The work of Frontline will seek the views of a range of people within the construction industry.

    The survey will complement: (a)  initiatives organised by key stakeholders represented on a Construction Industry Advisory Committee (CONIAC) CDM Evaluation Working Group, some of which have already started and (b) a large-scale survey that started in July 2010. 

    Frontline will be hosting events at various locations around the country comprising: 

    • 8 open forums to get a broad range of views from large audiences; and
    • 3 structured workshops to obtain views from a small number of dutyholders 

    If you are interested in attending one of these events you can Register Online or telephone Julia Chim or Zoe Awty at Frontline on 01698 464140.

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    Posted on 22nd May 2017

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    Posted on 8th May 2017

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    Posted on 8th May 2017

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    Posted on 3rd May 2017

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    Posted on 3rd May 2017

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    Posted on 27th April 2017

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    Posted on 24th April 2017

    HSE OPEN FEE FOR INTERVENTION CONSULTATION

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    Posted on 24th April 2017
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