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The Revision of CDM and CHSW. Richard Boland Head of Construction Policy HSE. What I will Cover. Background to industry; Current performance; History and Aims of revision; Main changes; Key Messages; Timetable; Realising the benefits. Background to the Construction Industry .

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The Revision of CDM and CHSW

Richard Boland

Head of Construction Policy

HSE


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What I will Cover

  • Background to industry;

  • Current performance;

  • History and Aims of revision;

  • Main changes;

  • Key Messages;

  • Timetable;

  • Realising the benefits.


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Background to the Construction Industry

  • Output - 8% of UK GDP: 8% working population;

  • 1.75M site workers and 450k professionals and consultants

  • 190,000 companies

  • Over 200+ Stakeholders

  • No entry threshold/transitory workplaces

  • £17bn unofficial economy.


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Accidents and Ill-Health 2005/06

  • Employs 10% of working population, but 28% fatals and 15% major injuries;

  • 59 fatal accidents to construction workers;

  • 3677 major injuries to employees;

  • 7492 over 3 day injuries to employees

  • 86,000 suffering from work-related ill health.

  • 3.2 M working days lost per year (injury and illhealth)


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Current Industry Performance(Percentage incidence rate changes against targets)


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History of the Revision

  • CDM 1994 came into force on 31 March 1995;

  • Not widely welcomed at the time;

  • Slow acceptance, particularly amongst Clients and Designers;

  • Early concerns about complexity and bureaucracy;

  • November 2001 revision of CDM ACoP;

  • March 2005 Consultation;

  • October 2006 HSC approves package.


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What Wasn’t Working?

  • Mindset of Clients and Designers was slow to change;

  • Clients had no early access to expert advice;

  • Competence of organisations and individuals slow to improve;

  • Communication and co-ordination less than expected;

  • Effective planning and management less than expected.


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What are the aims of the revision?

  • Simplify the regulations and improve clarity;

  • Maximise their flexibility;

  • Focus on planning and management, not ‘The Plan’ and other paperwork;

  • Strengthen requirements on cooperation and coordination- encourage better integration;

  • Simplify competence assessment; reduce bureaucracy and raise standards.


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What are the main changes?

  • CHSW and CDM combined;

  • New trigger for appointments and preparation of the plan;

  • Clients duty on management arrangements;

  • A new dutyholder- the coordinator;

  • Designers to eliminate hazards; reduce risk;

  • Clarity in relation to competence assessment.


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CDM 1994

Enforcing authority;

Domestic Client;

Demolition;

30 days, 500 person days;

5 or more workers.

CDM 2007

Domestic Client;

30 days 500 person days.

Trigger for Appointments and Plans


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New Duty on Clients

  • Makes them accountable for the impact they have on H&S standards;

  • They should make sure things are done, not do them themselves;

  • Coordinator is their key advisor;

  • Must provide enough time and resource to allow the project to be delivered safely.


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Coordinators

  • Key Client advisor on competence; provision of information and adequacy of H&S plan;

  • Coordinate design process and make sure structure is safe to build; safe to use; safe to clean and maintain; safe to demolish;

  • Should provide the right information to the right people at the right time;

  • Draw up the health and safety file.


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Designers

  • Must eliminate hazards and reduce risks from the start of the design process;

  • Designs should be safe to build; safe to use; safe to clean and maintain; safe to demolish;

  • Should inform others of significant or unusual risks which remain;

  • Amount of effort put in to risk reduction should be proportionate to the risk.


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Competence- three stages

  • Basic understanding of the risks in construction and how these are controlled;

  • Sufficient knowledge of the tasks to be undertaken and the risks which the work will entail;

  • Experience and ability to carry out duties; to recognise your limitations and take action to prevent harm to those carrying out construction work, or those affected by construction work.


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Key Messages

  • Focus will be on effective planning and management of risk;

  • Paperwork should be risk focussed and project specific;

  • Provide the right information to the right people at the right time;

  • All duty holders will need to be competent;

  • Guidance on competence assessment will be given in the ACoP.


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ACOP and Industry Guidance

  • HSC ‘shortish ACoP which is fit for purpose’;

  • Supported by Industry produced guidance;

  • Coordinated through ‘task and finish’ working group of CONIAC.


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Timetable

  • Regulations and ACoP approved by HSC in October 2006;

  • ACOP published in January 2007;

  • Regulations laid before Parliament in March 2007; Come into force April 2007;

  • Timetable is still tight and relies on full engagement and support from industry.


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Summary

  • Evolution, not revolution;

  • Look for the next Step Change in industry performance;

  • Focus on effective planning and management through integrated teams;

  • Actively drive out wasteful bureaucracy;

  • Real investment in competence and skills of our workforce


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