Offers guidance with respect to the workplace 'in-use' hazards and helps designers meet their duties under the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM2015). Introduces the requirements, explains the legal duties and how they can be discharged and looks at who is considered to be a designer for the purposes of CDM, also addresses information about workplace risks and provides a hazard checklist.
Supersedes C663 CDM2007 - Workplace "in-use" guidance for designers (CIRIA, 2007). Takes account of CDM2015 and its guidance L153 (HSE, 2015). Accompanies C755 CDM2015 - construction work sector guidance for designers. 4th 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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