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Interplay Between the Building Safety Act and CDM 2015

As the construction industry evolves, understanding the interplay between the Building Safety Act and CDM 2015 is crucial for ensuring safety and compliance. Our upcoming workshop with Citation offers an in-depth exploration of these regulations, highlighting the new roles, responsibilities, and the compliance landscape. Here’s an overview of what will be covered:

Part 1: Setting the Stage

  • Introduction: We’ll kick off by outlining the purpose of the presentation and providing an overview of the Building Safety Act.
  • CDM 2015 Overview: A recap of the key points and focus areas of CDM 2015, emphasising health and safety during the construction phase.
  • The Building Safety Act: Insight into the goals and key aspects of the Act, particularly its focus on high-risk residential buildings and life-cycle safety.
  • New Roles and Responsibilities: Understanding the roles of Accountable Persons and Building Safety Managers under the Building Safety Act, and how they intersect with CDM 2015 roles like Principal Designers and Principal Contractors.
  • Gateways and Compliance: An explanation of the ‘gateway’ system and its importance in ensuring compliance at various construction stages.

Part 2: Enhancing Competence

  • Competence Requirements: How competence requirements in both the Building Safety Act and CDM 2015 align and complement each other.

Part 3: Integrated Safety Management

  • Information Management: Integrating the ‘golden thread’ of information from the Building Safety Act with CDM 2015’s health and safety file.
  • Regulatory Oversight: Navigating the roles of the Building Safety Regulator and the HSE.
  • Fire Safety Considerations: Enhanced fire safety measures and their impact on CDM practices.
  • Liability and Legalities: Understanding shared and separate liabilities, and the importance of coordination.
  • Design Process Changes: Required changes in design processes and their effects on roles and responsibilities.
  • Best Practices for Compliance: Guidelines and examples of integrating compliance across both regulations.
  • Training and Awareness: Emphasising the need for ongoing training and professional development.
  • Safety Management System Development: Creating comprehensive safety systems that transition smoothly from the construction phase to occupation.
  • Legal Consultation and Regular Updates: The importance of engaging legal experts and staying updated with regulatory changes.
  • Collaborative Approach: Highlighting the need for cooperation and clear communication among all professionals involved.
  • Case Studies and Examples: Real-world scenarios demonstrating the intersection of CDM 2015 and the Building Safety Act.
  • Challenges and Opportunities: Discussing potential issues and opportunities for improving safety standards.

Q&A Session

We’ll conclude with a Q&A session, giving you the opportunity to ask questions and share concerns about the regulations. Our expert presenter will recap the key points and provide final thoughts on proactive safety measures.

Additional Resources

You’ll also receive a list of resources for further reading, including websites, guidebooks, and support organisations, along with the presenter’s contact information for any follow-up questions.

Don’t miss out on this invaluable opportunity to enhance your understanding of these critical safety regulations. Book your place now and ensure you’re at the forefront of construction safety and compliance: