Offers practical guidance to help designers meet their obligations under the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM2015) for all construction projects in Great Britain. Explains the legal duties and how they might be met, looks at the need for action and the requirements, covers different types of accidents, health issues relevant to construction, hazards are identified in various sectors and risk mitigation factors are considered.
Takes account of CDM2015 and its guidance L153 (2015). First published as: R166 CDM regulations: work sector guidance for designers (CIRIA, 1997). Second edition: C604 CDM - Work sector guidance for designers. 2nd edition (CIRIA, 2004). Third edition: C662 CDM 2007 - construction work sector guidance for designers, 3rd edition (CIRIA, 2007). A companion document has also been published: C756 CDM 2015 - workplace 'in-use' guidance for designers. 2nd edition (CIRIA, 2015).
CIRIA was formerly known as the Construction Industry Research and Information Association. They are a member-based research and information organisation who publish reports and technical papers covering building and civil engineering as well as transport and utilities infrastructure.
NBS has produced specification systems and information products for construction industry professionals for more than 40 years. The National Building Specification is the recognised UK national standard and is used by over 5,000 organisations. NBS is part of RIBA Enterprises Ltd.
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