03 May 2016
HSE has shelved the Approved Code of Practice (ACoP) for Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015.
28 Apr 2015
Two “arrogant and greedy” brothers have been jailed for a year and fined a total of £82,000 after three people were injured when the property they we
06 Mar 2015
The director of a Hertfordshire building firm has been hauled before the courts for failing to shore up the steep sides of a excavation he had dug th
24 Feb 2015
With CDM 2015 there is no excuse for designers to plead ignorance – prevention applies equally to the construction of a building and its use once complete. We need designers to step up.
14 Jan 2015
Draft L series guidance that will support the incoming CDM Regulations 2015 has been published by HSE to help dutyholders prepare for the wide-ranging changes.
27 Nov 2014
A Teesside architecture firm has been fined for failing to pass information about the flammability of a new timber frame building on to contractors.
19 Aug 2014
HSE has backtracked on its decision to go without an ACOP supporting the CDM Regulations, instead proposing to introduce a slimmed down ‘signposting’ document in the face of criticism.
04 Jun 2014
HSE has finally published its proposals to revise the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007.
04 Jun 2014
Andrew Thompson is a lecturer in the built environment at the Unive
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