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Q&A - must the HSE be notified?


Improving construction safety by design

Those involved in construction design work have a responsibility to design structures which can be built safely. In practice they may lack the experience to do this well. Researchers are looking at ways to improve the situation. What are the options? More...


Should you break up your construction project?

One of our subscribers has asked if they should break up their building project into smaller parts to avoid having to notify the HSE under the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM 2015)? More...


A client’s guide to construction

If you’re planning building work or alterations, as the client you have certain safety responsibilities. Follow our set of flow charts to take you through the practical and legal stages. More...


Q&A - is our project notifiable to the HSE?


Must there be a principal contractor?

You have a relatively minor construction project in the pipeline and you want to use a selection of small contractors to do the work. However, none are set up to manage the whole project, i.e. be the principal contractor. Does this matter? More...


Q&A - can the client be principal contractor?


Do the CDM Regulations apply to all maintenance work?

When the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM) came into force, lawyers and safety professionals concluded that most building maintenance was covered. Were they right? More...


Can you wear several construction hats?

You’re really struggling to get a contractor to act as a principal contractor on a small project. Plus, your architect isn’t keen on being the principal designer. Can you give up on them and do the job yourself? More...


Extracting safety details from the client

If you’re a construction contractor, in theory your clients should tell you in advance everything you need to know for safety purposes. However, in practice they may need a nudge. Use our document to request this information. More...
Last updated: 29.05.2020

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