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HSE TO INTERVENE WITH CDM CLIENTS AND DESIGNERS

Posted on 7th December 2016
hselogo1Construction industry plan to focus on CDM 2015, Health and SME’s

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CLIENT AND CONTRACTOR ACCOUNTABLE FOR DEATH

Posted on 15th November 2016
Director of property business failed to check competence

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CDM REGULATIONS 2015: GUIDES AND TEMPLATES

Posted on 27th October 2016
Summary of our advice and tools to aid CDM 2015 compliance

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CDM REGULATIONS 2015: APS STATEMENT ON CDM

Posted on 6th October 2016
Association for Project Safety (APS) sets out CDM view one year on

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ASBESTOS FAILURE ON CLIENT LED REFURB PROJECT

Posted on 5th October 2016
Client rushed works with unqualified and inexperienced people

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CLIENT PROSECUTED OVER CONTRACTOR ROOF FALL

Posted on 5th October 2016
Occupier failed to prevent access to unsafe areas of roof

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CLIENT FINED OVER ABSENT PRE-CONSTRUCTION INFORMATION

Posted on 5th October 2016
Major supermarket chain and CDM client prosecuted alongside contractor

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HSE ‘CRACKDOWN’ INCLUDES CDM CLIENTS & DESIGNERS

Posted on 29th September 2016
hselogo1Unannounced inspections followed up with supply chain to ‘reinforce’ duties

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OCCUPIER FINED OVER FRAGILE ROOF FATAL FALL

Posted on 26th September 2016
Maintenance work on fragile roofs under ‘confusing’ system of work

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CDM REGULATIONS 2015 – COMPLIANCE CHECKLIST

Posted on 13th September 2016
Simple 3 page guide maps out key actions required across the project team

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CDM 2015: KEY QUESTIONS FOR CDM CLIENTS

Posted on 15th August 2016
Ten questions unlock door to business Client CDM compliance

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HOW ‘REAL’ IS THE CDM 2015 PRINCIPAL DESIGNER?

Posted on 16th June 2016
Personal appointments may unwittingly expose individuals to liability

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CLIENT FINED AS DEFAULT PRINCIPAL CONTRACTOR

Posted on 10th June 2016
Lack of planning, management and monitoring costs developer £50,000

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CDM 2015: PRINCIPAL DESIGNER FUNCTION FALTERING

Posted on 5th June 2016
Survey reveals confusion and non-compliance over PD appointment

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CLIENT FINED OVER PRE-CONSTRUCTION INFORMATION

Posted on 18th April 2016
Lack of PCI triggered asbestos insulation board disturbance

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CLIENT HELD TO ACCOUNT FOR CONTRACTOR FALL

Posted on 23rd February 2016
Inadequate information provided on hazards and roof risks

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CLIENTS & CONTRACTORS ASBESTOS ERROR FINES

Posted on 7th January 2016
Two cases where refurbishment / demolition survey lacking

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CLIENT AND CONTRACTOR FAILED TO PLAN WORK

Posted on 10th December 2015
System of work and suitable precautions not checked by client

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CLIENT FAILURE LEAVES GROUNDWORKER DISABLED

Posted on 9th November 2015
CDM client pays £100,000 after taking control of work

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CDM REGULATION 2015: REPORTING DANGER

Posted on 2nd November 2015
‘Whistle blowing’ clause applies throughout a CDM 2015 project?

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CLIENT PROSECUTED OVER CDM OFFENCES

Posted on 28th October 2015
Failure to make CDM appointments lands client in court

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MAJOR CONTRACTOR PLEADS CLIENT ‘PRESSURE’

Posted on 26th October 2015
Poorly operated permit to work systems claimed life of jointer

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CDM REGULATIONS 2015: HSE PUBLISH FURTHER FAQ’s

Posted on 20th October 2015
hselogo1New  CDM 2015 guidance now published on HSE website

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FASET SECURES SSIP APPROVAL

Posted on 6th October 2015
Fall arrest and safety net rigging body provides greater reassurance

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CDM REGULATIONS 2015: HSE CHIEF – “DON’T PANIC”

Posted on 6th October 2015
Professional bodies should provide CDM 2015 advice for members

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CDM REGULATIONS 2015: TRANSITION ENDING

Posted on 17th September 2015
hselogo1HSE advice on arrangements ending on 5 October 2015

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CDM REGULATIONS 2015: GUIDANCE UPDATE

Posted on 15th September 2015
hselogo1HSE CDM 2015 Q&A Briefs published on CITB website

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CDM REGULATIONS 2015: LANDSCAPING INDUSTRY

Posted on 24th August 2015
HSE agrees guidance to CDM 2015 for the landscape industry

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CDM REGULATIONS 2015: NEW HSE FAQS

Posted on 27th July 2015
hseinspectors1HSE provide greater clarity on ‘CDM Advisers’ and Principal Designers

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DEVELOPER FINED AS CDM PRINCIPAL CONTRACTOR

Posted on 30th June 2015
Failure to appoint PC lands CDM client in court with contractor

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CDM REGULATIONS 2015: PD PAID TO BE IN CONTROL?

Posted on 18th June 2015
Risk of serious non-compliance by CDM 2015 project clients

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DEVELOPER FINED £50k OVER ASBESTOS RISK

Posted on 16th June 2015
Refurbishment and demolition survey not undertaken

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COUNCIL FINED £66K FOR IGNORING ASBESTOS RISK

Posted on 2nd June 2015
HSE ‘Mythbusters Panel’ exposes inadequate asbestos controls

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CLIENT FAILED TO CHECK CONTRACTOR COMPETENCE

Posted on 1st June 2015
Contractor receives prison sentence and client fined

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DEVELOPER GUILTY OF REPEATED SAFETY BREACHES

Posted on 1st June 2015
Work at height failures revealed during routine HSE visit

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CLIENT FINED OVER CONTRACTOR ROOFLIGHT FALL

Posted on 27th May 2015
‘Life-threatening’ injuries follow factory roof fall

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CLIENT FINED OVER CDM 2007 BREACH

Posted on 27th May 2015
Work at height over pavement put public at risk

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CLIENT FINED OVER ROOF FALL DEATH AT CREMATORIUM

Posted on 20th April 2015
Improvised ‘crash deck’ failed to protect untrained workmen

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HSE SET OUT SMALL PROJECT CLIENT CDM 2015 DUTIES

Posted on 5th April 2015
Inaction may result in fines and fees for an HSE intervention

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LANDLORD FINED OVER ROOF REPAIR FALL

Posted on 5th April 2015
Fall and failure to report injury to lands firm in court

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CDM REGULATIONS 2015: PD ASSESSMENT TEMPLATE

Posted on 12th March 2015
Clients and Designers assess ability to take on PD role

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CLIENT-PRINCIPAL CONTRACTOR FINED OVER FALL

Posted on 10th March 2015
Opening in recently installed decking was left unprotected

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CDM REGULATIONS 2015: H&S FILE TEMPLATE

Posted on 9th March 2015
Principal Designers prepare to take over HSF duties under CDM 2015

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CDM REGULATIONS 2015: CLIENT PCI TEMPLATE

Posted on 6th March 2015
Clients assume legal responsibility for providing project information

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CDM REGULATIONS 2015: SAFETY PLAN (CPP) TEMPLATE

Posted on 24th February 2015
Simple as possible proportionate plans required on ALL construction projects

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CDM REGULATIONS 2015: CLIENT IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Posted on 17th February 2015
Clients must prepare for more demanding project H&S duties

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CDM REGULATIONS 2015: CHOOSING THE TEAM

Posted on 13th February 2015
How to secure CDM 2015 skills etc. and organisational capability

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CDM REGULATIONS 2015: CAN YOU BE PRINCIPAL DESIGNER?

Posted on 12th February 2015
Clients consider who to appoint in new safety through design role

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CLIENT FINED MORE HEAVILY THAN CONTRACTOR

Posted on 12th February 2015
Roof work was not properly planned and appropriately supervised

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TEMPORARY WORKS GUIDE FOR CLIENTS

Posted on 2nd February 2015
Guide provides insight into best practice in TW engineering

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