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CDM 2007

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ISBN 9780750687089
Published May 1, 2008 by Routledge
512 Pages

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Book Description

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 repeal the CDM Regulations 1994 and the Construction (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1996; containing all the legal duties regarding the design and management of a construction project and the safe operating standards expected on a construction site.

CDM 2007: Questions and Answers by Pat Perry is a pragmatic, common-sense approach to interpreting the many queries which will inevitably arise from the new Regulations, no matter how simplified they purport to be.

The author details practical solutions to a wide range of legal compliance issues and explores answers which go beyond the rather limited information contained in the Approved Code of Practice which supports the Regulations.

The various duty holders, project stages and safety issues are dealt with in different chapters and the book can be used for detailed reference or for a quick refresher on specific subjects.

Table of Contents

1. The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 – The Regulations Explained  2. Health and Safety Legislation  3. Risk Assessments  4. The Client  5. The CDM Co-ordinator  6. Designers  7. The Principal Contractor  8. Contractors  9. Design Risk Assessments  10. The Pre-Construction Information Pack  11. The Construction Phase Health and Safety Plan  12. Competency of Duty Holders  13. The Health and Safety File  14. Workplace Facilities  15. Management of Health and Safety on Construction Projects  16. Accident and Incident Management  17. Site Welfare Facilities  18. Asbestos  19. Safe Places of Work  20. Vehicles and Transport  21. Excavations and Demolitions  22. Energy Distribution Systems  23. Safe Systems of Work  24. Working at Heights  25. Electrical Safety  26. Hazardous Substances  27. Personal Protective Equipment  28. Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment  29. Manual Handling  30. Fire Safety  31. Noise  32. Training in Health and Safety  Appendices.  Glossary.

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