Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015
The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 came into force on 6 April 2015, and can
be accessed here.
Here is a useful flow chart of how the CDM 2015 Regulations may impact most domestic clients (click on
image for larger scale viewing):-
The PDF below is the consolidated information on these new regulations that the Institute published
as an insert in Issue 113 of Architectural Technology magazine, which also included an article from Health
and Safety Executive (HSE).
Print-friendly versions of the CITB guidance for dutyholders are freely available, and copies of
the individual dutyholder guides can be downloaded from the links below. (PDF versions of these documents
are also available from the CITB CDM Homepage.)
If clients are intending to organise the works themselves following approvals, they have
obligations - as do their contractors - under the new regulations. Please call the
APS on 0333 088 2015.
The Helpline will provide answers to simple CDM questions such as application, interpretation,
appointments and notification. (Non-members with more complex questions will be referred to the APS
website to find a Member to assist with their issues.)
Additional leaflets can be downloaded from the link below:
CIAT Insurance Services has also produced an information sheet that provides advice and
guidance to members regarding liability issues following the changes to the CDM Regulations, and this can be
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Chartered Architectural Technologist - a professional building designer specialising in residential development
from home extensions to new builds including conversions and refurbishments. He is a full member of
CIAT which is a different and alternative qualifying body for professionals dealing with
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