Construction Design Management (CDM)
Managing health and safety is an important part of looking after any business and it makes good sense. Construction is a highly creative and problem solving industry and fully embracing the CDM Regulations can bring substantial commercial benefits. Acting as your CDM Consultants we can help you reap these benefits by providing key advice on compliance and health and safety risk management.
The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM 2015) came into force on 6 April 2015, replacing CDM 2007.
All projects must now have :
– Workers with the right skills, knowledge, training and experience
– Contractors providing appropriate supervision, instruction and information
– A written construction phase plan
– If the Project involves more than 1 contractor
– Principal designer and principal contractor must be appointed
– A health and safety file must be issued at the end of the contract
– The Project must be notified (F10) to HSE if
– It will last longer than 30 working days and have more than 20 workers working simultaneously at any point in the project
– OR exceeds 500 person days