CDM 2015 Principles & Practice


The CDM Regulations were updated in April 2015, when they were revised to bring them into alignment with the European Temporary or Mobile Construction Sites Directive (TMCSD). The new Regulations affect clients (including domestic clients), designers, consultants and contractors. This one day CPD course will outline duties under CDM 2015, including the specific duties owed by Clients, Principal Designers and Principal Contractors, as well as guidance on how to discharge these duties with real-life scenarios. There is a high level of interaction and Q&A included in the course which makes for a more engaging experience. 

Aims and Objectives:

Course Outline:

•             CDM 2015 overview

•             Duty holder responsibilities

•             CDM Documents

•             Management Arrangements and Duty-holder Interaction

•             Design risk management including ERIC principles

•             Planning, managing, monitoring and coordinating

Speaker Profile

Professor Billy Hare, PhD BSc (Hons), BA, MCIOB

Billy joined GCU in 2002, after a career in construction contracting. Since then, he has undertaken research work on several HSE, IOSH, EPSRC and CITB funded projects. His research portfolio is exclusively focused on the management of occupational health and safety within the construction industry. Billy is currently a Professor of Construction Management within the School of Engineering & Built Environment at GCU and leads the H&S research team, he is also Deputy Director of the Centre for Built Environment Asset Management and lectures within the school, covering construction management and health and safety topics. Billy has also written several research papers and industry guidance documents and was part of the expert panel for CITB Principal Designer guidance for CDM2015. He has authored several online CPD courses on the subject of construction health and safety, and is currently Vice Chair of the CIOB National H&S Advisory Group and a member of the ICE H&S Expert Panel.

Date: 5th April 2017

Time: 9.30am - 4.00pm

Location: GCU Room W325

Cost: £195