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PRODUCTS: ELIMINATING HEALTH RISKS BY DESIGN

Posted on 11th October 2017
Innovative product eliminates key hazards for CDM 2015 designers

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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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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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TIPS ON PRINCIPAL CONTRACTOR ‘DAMAGE LIMITATION’

Posted on 19th September 2016
How the PC can reduce risk of liability for contractor performance

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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 CONTRACTORS

Posted on 2nd September 2016
Ten questions unlock door to Contractor CDM compliance

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CDM 2015: KEY QUESTIONS FOR PRINCIPAL CONTRACTORS

Posted on 25th August 2016
Ten questions unlock door to Principal Contractor CDM compliance

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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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HUGE PENALTY OVER FATAL EXCAVATION FAILINGS

Posted on 5th May 2016
Major contractor fined £2.5 million after workman dies in trench

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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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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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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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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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PRINCIPAL CONTRACTOR FAILED TO MANAGE

Posted on 1st June 2015
Roof sheet lifting operation exposed the public to serious risks

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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: 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: 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: 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: MADE SIMPLE

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

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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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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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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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HUGE FINE FOR MAJOR CONTRACTOR OVER SITE DEATH

Posted on 23rd July 2014
hselogo1Fine in excess of £1/2m imposed after telehandler toppled

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IMPLICATIONS FOR PC UNDER CDM REGULATIONS 2015

Posted on 23rd July 2014
hseinspectorPrincipal contractor responsibilities set to extend under HSE plans

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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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CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER PROSECUTION PROGRESS

Posted on 15th May 2014
Court hears allegations of “complete lack of planning” on refurb project

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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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MAJOR HOMES FIRM FINED FOR TOWER CRANE COLLAPSE

Posted on 9th December 2013
Safety-critical steel bolt connections not suitably installed and maintained

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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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HSE ‘CLAMPDOWN’ MAY YEILD £1/2 MILLION IN FEES

Posted on 21st October 2013
Over 40% of refurb and repair sites fail basic health and safety checks

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CDM REGULATIONS 2015: UPDATE

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

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PRINCIPAL CONTRACTOR PLAN PROVED INADEQUATE

Posted on 12th August 2013
Fall through new roof opening was entirely preventable 

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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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MAJORS SET MEWP COMPETENCE CARD DEADLINE

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

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MAJOR PLAYER INACTION ON MANAGEMENT FAILINGS

Posted on 14th May 2013
Concrete firm director ignored warnings prior to fatal fall

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PRISON SENTENCE FOR SUPPLIER OF UNSAFE PLANT

Posted on 8th March 2013
Landscaping contractor died when defective skip loader overturned

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SITE MANAGEMENT FAILINGS PUT TO CROWN COURT

Posted on 23rd January 2013
Untrained business owner held to account for CDM offence

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