Archive Cdm 2015
The following are posts with the 'Cdm 2015' tag:
2 February 2016
If you have not been made aware of the requirements of CDM2015, and therefore not be complying with your duties under CDM2015, a prosecution could result. The normally understood definition of construction of new build and major refurbishment work of facilities also applies to ongoing maintenance and repair of the facility structures and buildings, building services, utilities and other fixed plant and systems. The following extract from Q&A Briefings – Construction Division - Construction...
[Read on about Facilities Managers have legal duties under the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM2015)]
20 July 2015
Who is the Principal Designer? Principal Designers are duty holders under CDM 2015 and appointed when there is more than one contractor. A Principal Designer can be one person or an organisation who is employed by a client. Principal Designers have to demonstrate they have sufficient knowledge and experience for any project they take on. What does the Principal Designer have to do? The Principal Designer has to plan, manage, monitor and co-ordinate health and safety in the pre-construction stage...
[Read on about CDM2015 Architects and Designer Quick Guide]
7 July 2015
The 2015 Construction (Design and Management) regulations (CDM2015) have been in force for three months now, so how are things settling in? For many larger organisations, apart from the change of responsibility from CDM-C to Principal Designer, it seems that things are staying the same. Many already had their processes in place and have managed the transfer of responsibilities quite well. Along with this, many CDM-C's have chosen to offer their services to Client and Design organisations in the...
[Read on about CDM2015 Three Months On - How are we doing?]
1 June 2015
With CDM2015 now fully in force, Ai Solutions are offering a briefing that highlights the main changes and effects of CDM 2015. Our CDM 2015 training covers: What is expected of each of the duty holders per role. Transitional Period Arrangements. Advice and guidance on how to navigate the changes successfully. The briefing includes a question and answer section to test your knowledge at the end with a CDM2015 questionnaire! The Ai Solutions CDM2015 briefing is ½ day course which...
[Read on about Successfully Navigating the CDM2015 Changes]
18 March 2015
The March 2015 edition of the Ai Solutions Newsletter is now available. CDM 2015 - The Countdown Has Begun... The CDM 2015 countdown has officially started here at Ai Solutions. There is a sense of excitement and a flurry of activity - all to get ourselves ready for the big change. Are you ready?... Asbestos ToolKit Lite To expand our portfolio of products for you to choose from we have introduced ToolKit CS™ Lite for Asbestos Management... Read on about CDM 2015 and Asbestos ToolKit Lite...
[Read on about Newsletter - March 2015 - CDM 2015 Countdown, Asbestos ToolKit Lite]
17 March 2015
Part 1: Changes to the CDM Regulations Part 2: What is expected of the Duty Holders? Domestic, Business and Designer Part 3: What is expected of Principal Designers, Contractors and Principal Contractors? Part 4: What CDM 2015 Does Not Cover and the Transitional Period
[Read on about Successfully Navigating the CDM2015 Changes with ToolKit CS]
5 February 2015
The long-awaited CDM2015 Regulations have eventually been published in their final form, although the guidances that were published in 9 January 2015 are still in draft, but unlikely to change significantly. The Regulations can be viewed/downloaded from: www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2015/51/contents/made Draft guidance on the Regulations The Health and Safety Executive's (HSE's) guidance L153, Draft Guidance on The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015, including the draft regulations,...
[Read on about CDM 2015 - Another Milestone Met]
26 January 2015
This year is going to be full of change. As well as the CDM (Construction, Design and Management) 2015 legislative changes, companies preparing for BIM (Building Information Modelling) Level 2 - there are also revisions being made to the Environmental Management standard 14001. The changes are due for implementation in Q3 2015 and are currently in draft form. ISO 14001 is the most popular of all the standards - which has been attributed to the continuous development of the content to keep it up to...
[Read on about ISO 14001 2015 Revisions: Are You Ready and Willing?]
7 January 2015
The January 2015 edition of the Ai Solutions Newsletter is now available. We start off the new year with CDM 2015. Asbestos is going to have it's own feature in our next newsletter and keep looking out for new blogs! We now have confirmation from the HSE that the CDM (Construction [Design and Management]) regulation changes are planned to go live in April 2015... Read on about CDM 2015 in our January Newsletter.
[Read on about Newsletter - January 2015 - CDM 2015 special]
12 August 2014
The HSE are due to consider the outcome of the CDM Consultation Document on the 13 August 2014, which produced more than 1,400 responses and much debate. The paper informs the HSE Board of the outcome of the consultation, outlines proposed amendments to the intial CDM 2015 document and examines the 'next steps'. In light of this information, the HSE will be asked to consider the results of the consultation and any proposed amendments. Click through to the Outcome of the public consultation on...
[Read on about CDM 2015 Consultation Update - HSE Board Meeting 13th August, 2014]
31 March 2014
The long anticipated consultation document on the future of the CDM Regulations and ACoP is now out. To read it in full, see CD261 – Consultation on replacement of CDM 2007. The draft changes will be of interest to clients of construction work (including householders as clients), designers, principal contractors, contractors, sub-contractors including the self-employed, CDM co-ordinators, safety representatives and anyone else with an interest in construction projects. The Changes...
[Read on about CDM 2015 Consultation - What is Changing? Have your say]
5 March 2014
Background The Government policy of 'copy out' from European Directives requires any change to existing Directive-based legislation to comply with this policy unless there are strong arguments for doing otherwise. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has stated that the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (CDM) should be revised based on 'copy out' from the Temporary or Mobile Constructions Sites Directive 92/57/EEC (TMCSD). However, the package should avoid a reduction in standards,...
[Read on about Why Does the HSE Wish to Remove the CDM Coordinator?]
15 November 2013
Having recently visited the IIRSM Conference in Birmingham we were very pleased with the conference as a whole but particularly interested in the update from Judith Hackitt, the Chair of the HSE. Judith stated that much about the implementation of the regulations is misrepresentation and as health and safety professionals we are all guilty of adding fuel to the flames. What the HSE does is good, it provides an essential job. Real health and safety it about the important parts of the work, the risk...
[Read on about 2014: Change in Regulations, Behaviour, Culture]
22 April 2013
Update April 2015: For an explanation of the CDM 2015 Regulations now in force and what they mean for you, see our CDM Knowledge Base. On March 13th 2013 the Construction Industry Advisory Committee (CONIAC) received a presentation from HSE on the revision to the CDM 2007 Regulations. The presentation has now been published on the HSE website - CDM Revised Regulatory Package Update. The declared objectives of the new regulations are: Implementation - current law 'under-implements' since...
[Read on about Basis of new CDM Regulations Explained]