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CDM REGULATIONS 2015: TOUGH TIME FOR DESIGNERS

Posted on 31st October 2014
HSE proposals for revision will result in more ‘absolute’ designer duty

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DESIGNERS FACE HSE INVOICES OVER NON-COMPLIANCE

Posted on 30th October 2014
HSE call for design decisions justified by “risk rather than cost”

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PRODUCT HIGHLIGHT: SAFER GUTTER CLEANING

Posted on 20th October 2014

Equipment enables avoidance of work at height

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SAFETY THROUGH DESIGN AUSTRALIAN STYLE

Posted on 2nd October 2014
designersFree ebook on ‘safe design in practice’ for down under designers

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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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MAJOR CONTRACTOR CALLS ON DESIGNERS TO DO MORE

Posted on 25th June 2014
Safe digging not enough to reduce underground service strikes

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PRODUCTS: KERB REDUCES RISK THROUGH DESIGN

Posted on 27th May 2014
Silica hazard removed and manual handling risks reduced

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APS PRESIDENT FEARS FOR HSE CDM 2015 PROPOSALS

Posted on 15th April 2014
CDM Regulations may “increase likelihood of site deaths” and health risks

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CDM 2015 PUTS DESIGNERS AT HEART OF PROJECT SAFETY

Posted on 14th April 2014
HSE original CDM Coordination intentions may now come to fruition 

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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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DESIGN REDUCES MSD RISK & SILICA DUST EXPOSURE

Posted on 26th March 2014
Single innovation cuts risk from two construction hazards

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CDM 2015 DESIGNERS ALERTED TO TRIBUNAL RESULT

Posted on 13th March 2014
Revised regulations may pose dilemma for CDM ‘Principal Designers’

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QATAR WORLD CUP ARCHITECT ON WORKFORCE DEATHS

Posted on 27th February 2014
Combating project fatalities is outwith designer duty and power

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DAILY MAIL REVEALS BASIC DESIGN FLAWS AT T5

Posted on 25th November 2013
Changing light bulbs in London Heathrow Terminal 5 set to “cost millions”

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ICE AND COSTAIN HEALTH AND SAFETY LECTURE 2013

Posted on 24th November 2013
HSE Chair questions architects’ contribution to inherent safety

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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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DESIGNERS FINED OVER AIRPORT CROSSING RISK

Posted on 18th October 2013
Rare prosecution under CDM 2007 designer regulation

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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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CONFERENCE PUTS SPOTLIGHT ON BIM AND SAFETY

Posted on 20th September 2013
CIC supported event examines leveraging BIM for CDM and beyond

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‘DEATH RAY’ BUILDING DEBATE ON DESIGN ANALYSIS

Posted on 6th September 2013
Modelling suggests heating effect may last for “two to three weeks”

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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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DESIGNER FINED OVER MISSING CDM INFORMATION

Posted on 2nd August 2013
HSE conclude rare prosecution of designer under CDM Regulations

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CDM REGULATIONS 2015: NEW RIBA PLAN OF WORK

Posted on 27th June 2013
Project team must be properly assembled at new Stage1

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BIM4REGS: INTEGRATING BIM AND HEALTH AND SAFETY

Posted on 26th June 2013
Building regulations and health and safety may be built into BIM

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ASSISTANCE TO DESIGNERS FROM WORK AT HEIGHT BODY

Posted on 19th February 2013
Helpline offers work at height assistance to architects and other designers

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ARCHITECTS’ PRACTICE ERRED OVER KEY SURVEY

Posted on 4th February 2013
Pre-construction information shortfall created risk to builders

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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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MAJOR CONTRACTOR FAILED ON TEMPORARY WORKS SAFETY

Posted on 29th October 2012
Inadequate support for floor decking caused collapse and lucky escape 

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HSE FLOOR SELECTION ‘TOOL’ FOR CDM 2007 DESIGNERS

Posted on 5th September 2012
Online ‘tool’ designed to help identify appropriate flooring in workplaces

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CLIENT AND CDM DESIGNER FINED OVER LACK OF COORDINATOR

Posted on 16th July 2012
CDM-C would have prevented asbestos breaches on independent school project

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CDM REGULATIONS DELIVER SUCCESS ON LONDON 2012 PROJECT

Posted on 12th July 2012
How the Olympics project secured health and safety revealed in research report

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NETWORK RAIL EMBRACE THE BENEFITS OF SAFETY BY DESIGN

Posted on 26th June 2012
Culture change and safety through design linked together on rail infrastructure

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INTEGRATING SAFETY BY DESIGN INTO ARCHITECT EDUCATION

Posted on 19th May 2012
Research finds ‘principles’ not ‘rules’ are key to engaging future generations

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INQUEST: CORONER HALTS ‘WINDY BUILDING’ DEATH HEARING

Posted on 15th February 2012
Evidence on building design and construction reopens police investigation 

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CIVIL ENGINEERS EXPRESS CONCERNS OVER CDM 2007

Posted on 6th January 2012
ICE report on problems with coordinator competence and design uncertainty 

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US ‘PREVENTION THROUGH DESIGN’ STANDARD PUBLISHED

Posted on 20th October 2011

New standard aims to improve avoidance of risk through design on US projects

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FORTH BRIDGE PAINTING CUT BY THREE FOURTHS

Posted on 10th August 2011
Innovative paint selection produces ‘win win’ on long-running safety issue

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DEBATE ON DESIGNER ROLE IN CONSTRUCTION SAFETY

Posted on 13th July 2011
Access Industry Forum (AIF) publish designer conference debate online

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DESIGNER CDM AWARENESS EVENTS IN THE EAST

Posted on 15th February 2011
WWT to hold two seminars for CDM 2007 designers on fire and health issues  

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PREVENTION THROUGH DESIGN IN THE USA

Posted on 3rd December 2010
NIOSH publishes plan for integrated national ‘safety by design’ initiative

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MAJOR CLIENT PROSECUTED FOR CDM-C ROLE FAILURE

Posted on 9th November 2010
Workman suffered serious leg injuries during manual handling of prefab wall

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MAJOR CLIENT FACES CDM SENTENCING AFTER GUILTY PLEA

Posted on 13th October 2010
Client, contractors and architects prosecuted following failed lifting operation

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MAJOR FOOD RETAILER FINED OVER DANGEROUS ‘DESIGN’

Posted on 22nd September 2010
CDM design duty highlighted by penalty for specifying inappropriate floor tiles

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CDM 2007 DESIGNER ‘TRAFFIC LIGHT’ GUIDANCE

Posted on 31st August 2010
HSE publish red, amber and green lists for greater safety through design

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EVALUATING THE IMPACT OF CDM REGULATIONS 2007

Posted on 4th August 2010
HSE offer opportunity to contribute at CDM 2007 evaluation events

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SAFER DESIGN AWARENESS EVENT SEPTEMBER 2010

Posted on 4th August 2010
HSE and key partners to host awareness event for CDM 2007 designers

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ARCHITECT AND CONTRACTOR TOGETHER IN COURT

Posted on 30th July 2010
Project architect and contractor pay over £300k following site death

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