The new Construction (Design and Management) (CDM) regulations came into force today, and the Health and Safety Executive have provided a number of information resources to download.The new Construction (Design and Management) (CDM) regulations came into force today, and the Health and Safety Executive has provided a number of information resources to download.

HSE says the new regulations are designed to:

  • sensibly plan the work so the risks involved are managed from start to finish 
  • have the right people for the right job at the right time 
  • cooperate and coordinate your work with others 
  • have the right information about the risks and how they are being managed 
  • communicate this information effectively to those who need to know 
  • consult and engage with workers about the risks and how they are being managed

Guidance on the new regulations is available to download here: http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/l153.htm

In addition: