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Latest Post: CDM: CDM requirements on Landlords and Tenants carrying out DIY works by Helen Fennemore Jones on 18 AugustHello there A council acts as a Landlord by owning a domestic property which is let out using Assured Short Hold Tenancy Agreements. I understand that if we were to instruct any works to contractors, we would be the client and CDM Regs would apply, however: a) If the resident was to carry out DIY works within the property, would CDM apply? b) If it does, how would this work under the regs? c) If the resident asks a contractor to carry out the works, would they become the Client and Regs would then apply? d) What responsibilities would the Landlord have to monitor? Any help would be appreciated!
Latest Post: Asbestos Management: HELP - Have I Been Exposed To Asbestos? by Frank Sheppard on 12 DecemberHi D W As per advice to Hannah this advice equally applies to every one thinking about hazards in their environment see reply to Hannah reference Re- Lead paint and more importantly if you have young children especially below the age of seven urgent action is needed do not undertake any remedial work until you have had the lead levels checked out by a recognised and competent person. check out lipsa.org.uk for proper advice and guidance Frank Sheppard