Construction (Design and Management) Regulations — update

By Mark Breslin

On 31 March 2014, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) launched a consultation document on proposed changes to the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 (the ‘CDM Regulations’), which included a copy of the draft Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2014.

Under the current proposals, the existing CDM Regulations would be scrapped and replaced with a different set of regulations. The aim is to simplify the CDM Regulations and include introduction of practical guidance to replace the approved code of practice and replacement of the CDM co-ordinator with a ‘principal designer’. The proposal also includes extending aspects of the CDM Regulations to apply to domestic clients.

The consultation will run until 6 June 2014 and the new regulations are proposed to come into force in April 2015…

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