Industry Guidance on revised Construction (Design and Management) Regulations has been published today (9th January 2015) on the CITB website.
The new regulations are set to come into force on 6 April 2015.
IMPORTANT UPDATE (6 April) – CDM 2015 Regulations and HSE Legal guidance NOW PUBLISHED.
The Guidance has been produced for the five dutyholders under CDM 2015 plus guidance for all workers. The guidance is said to “set out, in practical terms what actions are required to deliver a safe and healthy construction project”.
Publication at this time is said to offer “duty holders the opportunity to familiarise themselves with the main requirements before they come into force”:
The material is available for free download from the CITB website. The six documents are:
- Industry guidance for Clients
- Industry guidance for Contractors
- Industry guidance for Designers
- Industry guidance for Principal Contractors
- Industry guidance for Principal Designers
- Industry guidance for Workers
The HSE Construction Industry Advisory Committee (CONIAC) has written the guides with small businesses in mind. The Regulations and supporting guidance remain in draft form and may be subject to minor changes before the new regulations come into operation on 6th April 2015.
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.