CDM Regulations





CDM Regulations 2015 and their practical implementation.

Who should attend

This course programme is designed for anyone in the procurement, planning design or implementation of construction work (including building maintenance).  It is also appropriate to those with no prior knowledge of the Regulations or for those looking for a refresher on current best practice.

Training objectives

The principal training objectives for this programme are to help participants:

       -  Identify the reason for changes in the regulations

       -  Describe the main features of CDM 2015

       -  Describe responsibilities under CDM 2015

       -  Outline how CDM can be applied to construction projects

Course format

The course emphasises the collaborative nature of delivery using a mixture of formal tuition, structured exercises and discussion to allow participants to explore practical examples and consider best practices.

Topics covered

 1.     Introduction

       -  Why mange health and safety?

       -  The cost of accidents

       -  Construction industry statistics

       -  Why CDM 2015?

2.     Overview of health and safety law and liabilities

      -   Liability

      -  Enforcement and prosecution

      -   Compliance – how far do we go?

      -   Statutory duties

 3.     Health and safety law in construction – the current framework
         Framework of relevant legislation


      -   Health and Safety at Work Act 1974

      -   Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999

      -   Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015

      -   Work at Height Regulations 2005

Who is responsible for the risks created by construction work?
Shared workplaces/shared responsibilities
Control of contractors – importance of contract law

 4    CDM 2015 – the principles and current best practice

Scope – what is construction?
Application – when do the Regulations apply?
The CDM management system

      -   Duty holders (Client, Designer, Principal Designer, Principal Contractor, Contractor)

      -  Documents (HSE Notification, H&S Plan, H&S File

      -   Management process

 5    Client Duties

      - Application of CDM 2015

      - Domestic clients


6    Health and Safety Duties under CDM 2015


       - General duties

       -  Duties of Designers

       -  Construction phase H&S Plan

       -  Health and Safety file

       -  Principal Contractor

7    Questions, discussion and review

This course can be made more beneficial by tailoring it to your organisation’s specific requirements.  If you are interested in running an In-Company course please, e-mail or contact Lizzie Berry on 01438 765616

Course dates and registration

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Venue Dates status  
London Tuesday 24 November CDMKLO Register online book by 24 September for early bird booking


Members £495.00 + VAT (£99.00) Total £594.00
Non-members £595.00 + VAT (£119.00) Total £717.00
 Early booking discount (two months in advance)
Members £425.00 + VAT (£85.00) Total £510.00
Non-members £525.00 +VAT (£105.00) Total £630.00

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