Whether you are a client, designer, engineer or contractor, your CDM responsibilities are about to change. New regulations, effective from April 2007, update the 1994 version of the Construction Design and Management Regulations. This programme looks at the main changes from the perspective of client, designer, principal contractor and the new role of CDM co-ordinator.
About the contributor(s)
Andrew East is a Principal Specialist Inspector for the Health and Safety Executive.
Peter Swinson is a member of the Institution of Construction Safety.
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