Safety Concepts works with major contractors, small contractors and architects, as well as with clients and developers. We can provide you with up-to-date expert knowledge of the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM 2015), and how to comply with this legislation, as well as all other regulations which affect your construction project.
You need to know about CDM 2015 if you are:
Construction Work is defined in the CDM 2015 Regulations as: "the carrying out of any building, civil engineering or engineering construction work” and includes but is not limited to:
With many years’ experience in health and safety in construction, we can advise on your role under CDM 2015 and assist you in any aspect.
Following the information and construction planning stages we can remain on hand to organise site safety auditing to tell you exactly how and where the project succeeded. This will allow continuous improvement across future projects and works.
Yes, the regulations apply to all construction work (which includes maintenance, plumbing, and electrical work for example), including domestic projects. Your responsibilities may not be too onerous but you still need to comply with the law.
Yes, a domestic client is covered by CDM 2015 but your client duties are usually transferred to the principal contractor. You may still be liable for any health and safety failing on your property so make sure you know exactly what your duties are or who you can transfer them to.
There is no longer any defined role as CDMC. If you are the Principal Designer (for example the architect), you now have responsibility for this role.
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