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CDM PRINCIPAL CONTRACTOR LACKED EXPERIENCE

Posted on 26th January 2017
PC prosecuted alongside other contractors over fall risk and injury

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NEW INDUSTRY GUIDANCE ON SITE H&S INDUCTIONS

Posted on 11th November 2016
BuildUK call for engaging, relevant and interesting inductions

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CONTRACTOR FAILED TO CHECK COMPETENCE

Posted on 9th November 2016
Small builder handed prison sentence and community service

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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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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: PRINCIPAL DESIGNER FUNCTION FALTERING

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

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H&S CONSULTANT GUILTY OF GIVING ‘BAD ADVICE’

Posted on 24th March 2016
Worker injuries exposed inadequate advice from external consultant

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THOUSANDS OF ‘UNSAFE’ CSCS CARDS REVOKED

Posted on 25th January 2016
Employers urged to check CSCS cards electronically

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CSCS CARD FRAUD UNDERMINES CONFIDENCE

Posted on 22nd October 2015
BBC exposes test centres rigging construction health and safety tests

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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: GUIDANCE UPDATE

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

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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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CLIENT FAILED TO CHECK CONTRACTOR COMPETENCE

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

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CDM REGULATIONS 2015: SITE INDUCTION TEMPLATE

Posted on 4th March 2015
Contractors must raise game on training, supervision and information

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CDM REGULATIONS 2015: CONTRACTOR DUTIES

Posted on 24th February 2015
Managing and supervising too important to leave to Principal Contractors

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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: NEW DESIGNER DUTIES

Posted on 16th February 2015
Designers face tougher test under revised CDM Regulations

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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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MAJOR PLAYER FAILED TO FOLLOW TW PROCEDURES

Posted on 3rd February 2015
Collapse of rebar structure caused by inadequate temporary works support

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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 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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HOARDING COLLAPSE TRAPPED TWENTY SHOPPERS

Posted on 4th December 2014
Fit-out firm failed to erect fit for purpose site fencing

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COMPETENCE IN CONSTRUCTION RESEARCH REPORT

Posted on 15th October 2014
Report calls for wider more inclusive competence framework

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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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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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IMPORTANT CHANGES TO CSCS SITE GREEN CARD

Posted on 16th June 2014
New card for labouring occupations from 1st July 2014

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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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SCAFFOLDING BODY ‘WINS’ COMPETENCE DEBATE

Posted on 7th January 2014
scaffoldingharness‘Qualified’ set to replace ‘Competent’ in future work at height rules

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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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WORKING WELL TOGETHER DESIGNER AWARENESS DAY

Posted on 26th September 2013
HSE and WWT Event provides information about CDM 2007

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CDM REGULATIONS 2015: UPDATE

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

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MAJORS SET MEWP COMPETENCE CARD DEADLINE

Posted on 4th July 2013
UKCG projects set to require training plus competence certification

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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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REVISED PRE-QUALIFICATION STANDARD PUBLISHED

Posted on 23rd April 2013
PAS91:2013 to reduce burden of pre-qual on construction supply chain

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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 AND CONTRACTOR FAILED TO PLAN PROJECT

Posted on 15th January 2013
Lack of CDM appointments and management blunders end in double prosecution

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COMPETENCE FIRST ON PUBLIC WORKS IN SCOTLAND

Posted on 7th January 2013
New Government policy makes skills cards compulsory

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CLIENT HELD TO ACCOUNT FOR CONTRACTOR FATALITY

Posted on 20th December 2012
Contractor, client and director fined over fragile rooflight death

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BUILDER FAILED TO ENGAGE COMPETENT SCAFFOLDERS

Posted on 13th December 2012
Firm fined after unsafe scaffolding used on home extension project

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CONTRACTOR DID NOT HEED WARNINGS FROM H&S ADVISER

Posted on 29th November 2012
Pre-emptive prosecution based on HSE inspection and findings of consultant

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PC FAILED TO SECURE SUPPLY CHAIN COMPLIANCE

Posted on 26th November 2012
Subcon director held to account for liquidated company fatal errors

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TRAINING BODY WARNS OF ‘BOGUS’ PROVIDERS

Posted on 13th November 2012
PASMA takes zero-tolerance action against fake training firms

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