CDM 2015 Questions and Answers: A practical approach to design, safety and wellbeing, Fourth edition

Author(s): Pat Perry
ISBN: 9780727765840
Publication Date: 16 August 2021
Stock level: In stock

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Format:Hardback
Publication status: Just Published
Publisher:ICE Publishing
Page size:234 x 156mm
Number of pages:496
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Fully updated, this new edition of CDM 2015: Questions and Answers provides concise answers to frequently asked questions about the management of health, safety and welfare on construction projects. The book shows how the 2015 CDM regulations apply…



Subjects: Fire protection and safetyTemporary worksCDM (Construction design and management)Construction safetyHazardsLeadershipManagementProfessional standards
Product code: 9780727765840

Fully updated, this new edition of CDM 2015: Questions and Answers provides concise answers to frequently asked questions about the management of health, safety and welfare on construction projects. The book shows how the 2015 CDM regulations apply in the context of everyday problems encountered in a construction project, and offers practical guidance and examples that illustrate good practice in this area.

Drawing on recent case studies and lessons learned, coverage in this edition includes:  

  • updated practical guidance on the roles, responsibilities and duties set out in the 2015 CDM regulations

  • a comprehensive guide to managing health and safety on site 

  • a new section on well-being and occupational health, including protecting the mental health of construction workers, use of hazardous substances, and post-Covid-19 site operating procedures  

  • a summary of changes introduced by the Building Safety Act and Fire Safety Act. 

The book also provides access to an extensive range of supplementary online resources, comprising templates, checklists and sample forms, in order to facilitate good practice in this area. 

CDM 2015: Questions and Answers is an essential reference for a wide range of professionals involved in design, construction and site management on construction projects, including engineers, architects, project managers, site managers, and surveyors. Watch 'meet the author' interview to find out directly from Pat Perry how this book can assist you. 

Download supplementary resources available online

Pat Perry qualified as an environmental health officer in 1978, and spent the early years of her career in local government in the UK enforcing environmental health regulations, particularly health and safety law, which became her passion. She has extensive knowledge of the sector and has served on various working parties on both health and safety and food safety issues. Pat regularly contributes to professional journals and frequently appears as a speaker at related conferences and seminars. Her previous publications include Health and Safety: Questions and Answers and Risk Assessments: Questions and Answers

Part 1 Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 – legal overview, roles, responsibilities and duties
01.  The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 explained 
02.  The client 
03.  The principal designer 
04.  Pre-construction information 
05.  Designers 
06.  Design risk management 
07.  The principal contractor 
08.  The construction phase health and safety plan 
09.  Contractors 
10.  The health and safety file 
Part 2 Safety on construction sites
11.  Management of health and safety on construction projects 
12.  Risk assessments 
13.  Accident and incident management 
14.  Site welfare facilities
15.  Safe places of work 
16.  Safe systems of work 
17.  Excavations, demolitions and temporary works 
18.  Working at heights 
19.  Vehicles and transport 
20.  Lifting operations and lifting equipment 
21.  Electrical and underground/overground services safety on site 
22.  Personal protective equipment 
23.  Training and competency in health and safety 
24.  Fire safety on construction sites 
Part 3 Wellbeing and occupational health in construction
25.  Noise 
26.  Hazardous substances 
27.  Asbestos
28.  Manual handling 
29.  Hand, arm and whole-body vibration 
30.  Mental health and stress management 
31.  Controlling infectious diseases and managing drug and alcohol use 
Part 4 Key points of the building safety and fire safety acts
32.  The Building Safety Act and the Fire Safety Act