CDM Regs Require a Stage 1 Assessment Stage 2 What to look for or ask? Appoint Contractor
Main Legislation • CDM Regulations 2007 • (Anticipated to be updated in 2012) • Reg 28 & 29 Specifically. • Control of Asbestos 2006 • (CAR 2012 due April 2012) Are the main relevant, obviously thereafter various PUWER, LOLER, COSHH, Control of Lead Etc
Structural stability during alteration, demolition and dismantling What you need to do The law says that all alteration, demolition and dismantling work should be carefully planned and carried out by competent people to avoid unplanned structural collapse. The law requires commercial clients to provide contractors with relevant information about a building’s structure, including stability and structural form and any significant design assumptions, suggested work methods and sequences. The contractor must then use that information to plan and carry out the work safely. Key requirements are: Survey and assessment Preventing structural collapse Arrangements for demolition Consulting building control departments
Competence Requirements • Certificate of Competence Demolition
Demolition Operatives Require a Minimum of Category 3 or UKATA Cat AAsbestos Awareness TrainingUKATA Cat B or Category 2 Non-Licensed Asbestos Training is advisable, with Face-Fit Test and Half Mask.