Category: Construction Health & Safety

Update On CDM 2015 Progress

Firstly, Health & Safety Executive propose more flexibility in the transitional provisions in order to allow a ‘run off’ period of six months for projects under construction when the revised Regulations come into force. For a substantial majority of projects, it will therefore be possible to continue with a CDM co-ordinator until their co-ordination function

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The Occupational Disease Burden

Occupational disease is a big problem. For some workers this can mean they experience life-altering and in some cases, premature life-ending illness. In 2011/12 there were an estimated 1.1 million working people suffering from a work-related illness, with around 450,000 new cases of occupational-related ill health and a further estimated 12,000 deaths each year caused

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