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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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CDM REGULATIONS 2015: MADE SIMPLE

Posted on 29th January 2015
Key clauses of CDM 2015 Regulations summarised

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CDM REGULATIONS 2015: PRINCIPAL DESIGNER ROLE

Posted on 23rd January 2015
Principal Designers to be placed at the heart of project safety

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CDM CLIENT PROSECUTED OVER MISSING INFORMATION

Posted on 22nd January 2015
Failure to provide pre-construction information put workers at risk

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CDM REGULATIONS 2015: HSE LEGAL GUIDANCE

Posted on 9th January 2015
cooperation2Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 now available

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CDM REGULATONS 2015: INDUSTRY GUIDANCE

Posted on 9th January 2015
cooperation2Industry guidance for Principal Designers and others goes live

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CDM REGULATIONS 2015: HSE & INDUSTRY GUIDES

Posted on 7th January 2015
hselogo1HSE Regulations and Industry CDM Guidance imminent

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CLIENT AND CONTRACTOR ASBESTOS FAILURES FINED

Posted on 5th January 2015
HSE routine inspection reveals inadequate AIB management

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CLIENT AND OTHERS IN COURT OVER SITE FATALITY

Posted on 5th December 2014
Roofworker slipped to his death under inadequate edge protection

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HEFTY FINE FOR CONTRACTOR ‘SHOPPED’ BY CLIENT

Posted on 3rd December 2014
Domestic client concern prompted call to HSE and prosecution

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CDM REGULATIONS 2015: DEMANDING ROLES FOR ALL

Posted on 24th November 2014
cooperation2New project H&S obligations remain on course for April 2015

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CDM REGULATIONS 2015: CONSULTATION RESULTS

Posted on 8th August 2014
hselogo1New regulations set to proceed as drafted with ‘mini’ ACOP

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CLIENT IN COURT WITH PLANT DISMANTLING FIRM

Posted on 6th August 2014
Firms and contractor directors failed to check for asbestos on pipework

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HOUSING FIRM ‘GAMBLED’ WITH TENANT SAFETY

Posted on 4th August 2014
Tenant cheats death in collapse of unsafe balcony

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ROOFWORK SHAMBLES LANDS FIVE IN CROWN COURT

Posted on 25th July 2014
Client failed to carry PC responsibilities effectively on own site

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SMALL CLIENT ASSUMED CDM-C & PC RESPONSIBILITIES

Posted on 22nd July 2014
fragilesign3Contractor suffered serious brain injuries falling into lagoon

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CLIENT HELD TO ACCOUNT FOR CONTRACTOR FALL

Posted on 12th June 2014
No effort taken to check adequacy of contractor precautions

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MAJOR CLIENT FAILED TO COMPLY WITH CDM DUTIES

Posted on 19th May 2014
Death during dismantling project highlights importance of PC role

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CLIENT FAILED TO MEET PRINCIPAL CONTRACTOR DUTIES

Posted on 15th May 2014
Errant developer spotted by Inspector passing site on train

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SMALL CLIENT PROSECUTED OVER CONTRACTOR DEATH

Posted on 13th May 2014
fragilefallmanFailure to check competence has fatal consequences

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CDM REGULATIONS 2015: PROPOSALS EXPLAINED

Posted on 8th April 2014
I Are project clients destined to take centre stage?

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BUILDERS AND ARCHITECTS LOOK SET FOR NEW DUTIES

Posted on 31st March 2014
Domestic client CDM 2015 responsibilities will be ‘deemed’ to others

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NEW CDM REGULATIONS 2015 CONSULTATION STARTS

Posted on 31st March 2014
hselogo1HSE seek to replace CDM-C and extend law to domestic project clients

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BUILDER AND HEALTH TRUST CHARGED OVER DEATH

Posted on 12th March 2014

Elderly patient crushed by falling fire door during refurb project

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UNSAFE CLEANING OF GUTTERS OVER MANY YEARS

Posted on 12th March 2014
Building occupier prosecuted after fragile roof fall during shutdown

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CLIENT CDM MANAGEMENT ARRANGEMENTS INADEQUATE

Posted on 10th February 2014
Contractors and client fined over asbestos management blunders

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CLIENT FINED £250K AND PRISON TERM FOR CONTRACTOR

Posted on 31st January 2014
Gloves were only ‘safety equipment’ provided for fragile roofwork

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HSE ALERT: CLIENTS WARNED AFTER DOUBLE TRAGEDY

Posted on 2nd December 2013
Building owners and occupiers urged to review management arrangements

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CLIENT IN DOCK WITH ERRANT ROOFWORK CONTRACTOR

Posted on 30th November 2013
Prosecution highlights role of client in preventing fragile roof falls

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HEALTHCARE FIRMS FATAL CONSTRUCTION VENTURE

Posted on 25th November 2013
Judge imposes £250k fines/costs after fall from clearly dangerous scaffold  

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CLIENT AND CONTRACTOR FINED FOR ASBESTOS ERRORS

Posted on 18th November 2013
Asbestos management plan and worker awareness training absent 

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COUNCIL FAILED TO PASS ON ASBESTOS SURVEY

Posted on 5th November 2013
Information blunders prompt illegal and unsafe removal of AIB 

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HSE SET TO CONSULT ON SCRAPPING CDM-C AND ACOP

Posted on 24th October 2013
HSE Board learn of latest proposals on revised CDM package

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REVISED CDM REGULATIONS DELAYED TO APRIL 2015?

Posted on 16th October 2013
Consultation on revised CDM Regs package likely to suffer slippage

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PROJECT CLIENT RESPONSIBLE FOR FRAGILE ROOF FALL

Posted on 15th October 2013
Business failed to check contractor competent to carry out the work safely

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DEVELOPER / BUILDER OPERATED “DICKENSIAN” SITE

Posted on 29th August 2013
Prosecution triggered after complaint to HSE reveals widespread project risks 

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CDM REGULATIONS 2015: UPDATE

Posted on 14th August 2013
HSE consultation on CDM 2014 revision

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NEW CDM REGULATIONS: CLIENTS AND COORDINATORS

Posted on 6th August 2013
What might new EU Directive ‘Copy Out’ regulations look like?

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CLIENT/PC BLAMED FOR SCAFFOLDING FIRM FAILINGS

Posted on 9th July 2013
Crown court finds drinks company and contractor guilty over scaffold defects

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NEW BASEMENT GUIDE TO LAUNCH AT CONFERENCE

Posted on 8th July 2013
ASUCplus basement guidance designed to raise standards on safety

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PC DENIES RESPONSIBILITY FOR SCAFFOLD DEFECTS

Posted on 8th July 2013
Drinks firm defends HSE prosecution over supervision of scaffolding ops

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COUNCIL HELD TO ACCOUNT FOR CONTRACTOR ERRORS

Posted on 26th June 2013
Competence unchecked and work not monitored on extension project

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HEALTH BOARD ERRORS PUT CONTRACTORS AT RISK

Posted on 20th June 2013
Fined over failure to label and maintain ACMs in good condition

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MAJOR CLIENT PROSECUTED OVER CONTRACTOR DEATH

Posted on 18th June 2013
Large fine follows failure to ensure contractor planning and control

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CLIENT AND CONTRACTOR BOTH ACCOUNTABLE FOR FALL

Posted on 20th March 2013
Prosecutions follows yet another fragile roof fall and disabling injuries 

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CLIENT BLAMED FOR CONTRACTOR CABLE STRIKE

Posted on 6th February 2013
Failure to provide CDM pre-construction information punished in court

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INSTALLATION OF MEZZANINE FLOOR POORLY PLANNED

Posted on 6th February 2013
Firm fined after workman topples over edge during floor plate laying

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MISSING WINDOW RESTRICTOR ENDED IN FATAL FALL

Posted on 25th January 2013
NHS Trust fined after failing to follow window safety alert 

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