CDM (Jersey) Knowledge Base
Please note this topic relates to the CDM (Jersey) 2016 Regulations. If you are looking for the CDM 2015 (Great Britain) Regulations, please see the CDM (GB) Knowledge Base
A hazard can be defined as The potential to cause harm, e.g. a bottle of bleach on a shelf in a cupboard is a hazard. Only when taken down to be used does it constitute a number of risks.
From a CDM viewpoint, substances can include articles, substances, plant or machines, methods of work, the working environment and other aspects of work organisation.
See also Hazard Related Topics.