When did CDM Regulations change?
The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM 2015) came into force on 6 April 2015 and replace the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 (CDM 2007).
What are the latest CDM Regulations?
The Construction (Design & Management) Regulations (CDM 2015) are the main set of regulations for managing the health, safety and welfare of construction projects. CDM applies to all building and construction work and includes new build, demolition, refurbishment, extensions, conversions, repair and maintenance.
What are the main changes to CDM 2015?
The regulations therefore made the following changes: Structural simplification of the regulations to make them easier to understand. The replacement of the Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) with more targeted guidance. Replacement of the role of CDM coordinator with a new role of ‘principal designer’.
What are CDM Regulations 2020?
What are the current CDM Regulations? The current CDM regulations in 2020 apply to all construction projects – commercial or domestic. These regulations exist to ensure health and safety adherence of the overall project, including strategic planning and management of projects.
Which role was removed by the 2015 update to the CDM regulations?
Removal of CDM Co-ordinator – The role of CDM Co-ordinator is abolished and replaced by the Principal Designer, who must be a designer and have control over the Pre-Construction phase. The Principal Designer has to be appointed if there is more than one contractor (trade contractor) on site at one time.
Why did the CDM regulations change?
The main changes aim to make the Regulations easier to understand by: replacing the Approved Code of Practice (ACoP) with targeted guidance, replacing the CDM-C with a new role of ‘Principal Designer’, applying the Regulations to domestic clients in a proportionate way.
What projects fall under CDM?
CDM 2015 applies to all construction work including domestic projects. As a domestic client your duties under CDM 2015 are passed on to others who are carrying out the construction work on your behalf (such as designers and contractors). Those carrying out the work will also have duties of their own.
Why did the CDM Regulations change?
Why did the CDM Regulations change in 2015?
The purpose behind this is to make it more attractive and user friendly for small to medium projects. Removal of CDM Co-ordinator – The role of CDM Co-ordinator is abolished and replaced by the Principal Designer, who must be a designer and have control over the Pre-Construction phase.
Why did the CDM regulations change in 2015?
Why did CDM 2007 Change?
CDM 2007 was then proposed and implemented which replaced CDM 1994 and CHSW 1996. CDM 2007 aimed to simplify the Regulations by placing specific duties on key duty holders, reducing bureaucracy and introducing a new duty holder; the CDM Co-ordinator (CDM-C).