Category: CDM

HSE improvement and prohibition notices – what do they tell us about CDM 2015 and construction health and safety?

The improvement and prohibition notice data provided on the Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE) web site have been analysed to establish where HSE identified potential breaches in construction projects.  These analyses were carried for 2016/17 – the first full year where

The new Sentencing Guidelines one year on: Their impact on the Construction industry

The conviction data available on HSE’s web site has been analysed to assess the impact of the first year of the new Sentencing Guidelines on organisations and individuals working in the construction industry who have been convicted of breaches of

Impact of deterioration on the safety of concrete structures – what can designers do to minimise risk?

This article discusses the impact of deterioration on the safety of concrete structures.  This is illustrated by examples where deterioration has led concrete structures to collapse.  The article suggests steps that designers can take to minimise the risks of deterioration to safety and discharge

CDM 2015 – Resources available on the MPW R&R web site

This article contains a collection downloads comparing CDM 2007 and CDM 2015 prepared by Dr Mike Webster, along with published discussions on key issues relating to the CDM 2015 Regulations.  It will provide insight into and training on the use

CDM 2015 Regulations – Frequently asked questions

In this article, Mike Webster provides a summary of published discussions on key issues and answers to frequently asked questions relating to the CDM 2015 Regulations.

CDM 2015 – Principal Designer Duties: Resources

In this article, Mike Webster provides a summary of published discussions on key issues relating to the CDM 2015 Principal Designer duties.  It will provide insight into and training on this new role introduced in the CDM 2015 Regulations.

Designer Duties – Clause-by-clause comparison of the CDM 2015 Regulations and CDM 2007

Download a note prepared by Mike Webster that identifies, clause-by-clause, the changes in the Designer duties in the CDM 2015 regulations compared to those in CDM 2007, so making it easier to comply.

Client Duties – Clause-by-clause comparison of the CDM 2015 Regulations and CDM 2007

Download a note prepared by Mike Webster that identifies, clause-by-clause, the changes in the Client duties in the CDM 2015 regulations compared to those in CDM 2007, so making it easier to comply.

CDM 2015 Regulations – Summary of the changes

In this article, Mike Webster provides a brief summary of eight key changes to the CDM 2015 Regulations from CDM 2007 and what those changes mean in practice.

Principal Contractor and Contractor Duties – Clause-by-clause comparison of the CDM 2015 Regulations and CDM 2007

Download a note prepared by Mike Webster that identifies, clause-by-clause, the changes in the Principal Contractor and Contractor duties in the CDM 2015 regulations compared to those in CDM 2007, so making it easier to comply.

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