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    CDM REGULATIONS 2015: HSE & INDUSTRY GUIDES

    hselogo1HSE Regulations and Industry CDM Guidance imminent

    The CITB announced it was intending to publish Industry Guidance on the full responsibilities of each key duty-holder under the forthcoming CDM Regulations 2015. The guidance was scheduled to be available online from 7 January 2015.

    However, it has now been confirmed that publication will be delayed until the HSE sponsoring Department (BIS) publish the draft regulations. We understand that BIS now intend to publish the CDM Regulation 2015 on Friday 9th January 2015. The CITB guidance will go live when the regulations are published.

    IMPORTANT UPDATE (9th Jan 2015) : Guidance now published.

    In addition, the HSE L Series (Legal Guidance) on the regulations is also scheduled to be published on Friday 9th January 2015.

    Guides viewable on smartphones and tablets

    CITB Health and Safety Strategy Lead, Kevin Fear, chaired the steering group which has written the forthcoming industry guidance. He explained that guidance is:

    “…written from an industry perspective to help the many SME companies who would, perhaps, be working under the requirements of the CDM regulations for the first time.”

    CITB coordinated the steering group of industry health and safety experts who have written guidance for the five ‘new duty holders’ and an additional piece of guidance¬† workers who, whilst not duty holders under CDM, are an “important group in their own right”.

    Mr Fear added that the guidance will be:

    “freely available via our own website as a pdf download. Care is also being taken to ensure that the guides are viewable on smartphones and tablets.”

    CDM 2015 Information and Templates

    See CDM 2015 Survey Results for the findings of our CDM 2015 Five Minute Online Survey.

    We have published a great deal of further information and templates designed to support Clients, Designers, Principal Designers/Contractors and Contractors in meeting their duties under CDM Regulations 2015.

     

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