What are the CDM Regulations?

The construction industry has always had a disproportionately high level of fatalities, major injuries and incidents of ill-health when compared with other industries. It was identified that there was a need to reduce risk by better co-ordination, management and co-operation between all parties involved in construction. This led to the introduction of the original Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 1994 (CDM94).

Concerns were raised from within the construction industry and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) that CDM94 was not delivering the health and safety improvements that were expected of it. After extensive consultation The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 (CDM 2007) came into effect in April 2007. These regulations revised and brought together the CDM94 Regulations and the Construction (Health Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1996 into a single package.

The CDM 2007 regulations were introduced with the aim of reducing the risk to health and safety of all those involved in a construction project, from the projects’ inception all the way through to project completion and beyond.

Sanderson Associates and CDM Regulations

At Sanderson Associates we understand our duties and responsibilities as a Designer under CDM 2007 and fulfil this role on all projects we are employed on.  We are also able to provide the role of CDM Coordinator (CDMC) on highway schemes by using our own in house CDM Coordinator.

If required we can provide Clients with further information to help them carry out their duties under the regulations.

Require Assistance with CDM (2007) Regulations?

We would be pleased to provide you with our competitive fee proposal to assist you in complying with the CDM (2007) Regulations, please call us on 01924 844080 or click here to complete our secure online form.


What our Clients' say:

Residential Development, Public Consultation, Transport Assessment and Travel Plan

Mon 8 September 2014

Sanderson Associates has recently assisted Barratt David Wilson Homes in securing outline planning permission for a residential development of 96 units on land at Grange Road, Golcar, Huddersfield. Sanderson’s participated in a Public Consultation event and subsequently provided a Transport Assessment and Travel Plan in support of the proposals. Planning permission has recently been granted(...)

Simon Rogers, Transport Assessment, Residential Development

Tue 19 August 2014

Sanderson Associates provided a Transport Statement for me as part of a residential planning application. Planning permission was granted and I am sure that the diligence, attention to detail and comprehensive statement delivered by Sanderson Associates was pivotal in the success of the application.

Dave King, Developer, Flood Risk Assessment, 76 Unit Development

Tue 12 August 2014

I recently required a Flood Risk Assessment to accompany my planning application for 76 units in Prestwood, but unfortunately I had overlooked this requirement and as such I needed it fast. Sandersons had previously been very efficient in providing my transport statement for the site, so I contacted them and explained the urgency of the(...)

Thomas Booker, Developer, Swept Path Analysis

Thu 31 July 2014

I contacted Darren at Sanderson Associates to provide vehicle swept path analysis for a social housing re-landscaping scheme. Darren was able to respond immediately to my requirements, and produced clear simple advice, and further support to fluidly progress my project all for a basic fee – fantastic!

Steve Wright, Architect, Flood Risk Assessment – Residential

Thu 5 June 2014

Just a note to thank you for your prompt and efficient service providing the Flood Risk Assessment. It is the second time I have used your company for the provision of an FRA to be included within a Planning Application. I can say that your company, and yourself on this occasion, have been very professional(...)

Charles Looker, Farming Business, Swept Path Analysis

Tue 25 March 2014

When we required a swept path analysis for our project, Sanderson Associates were prompt, practical and helpful in providing it.

Janet Armitage, Tourism Business, Transport Statement

Fri 14 February 2014

We are a small farming and tourism business, who have used Sanderson Associates on several projects. In each case we have found them to be efficient, pleasant and very helpful, always prepared to go the extra mile to ensure customer satisfaction.

Gareth King, Architect, Pozzoni LLP, Flood Risk Assessment – National Water Sports Centre

Wed 5 February 2014

Sanderson Associates were appointed to assist with the discussions and objections we were having with the Environment Agency for various planning applications at the National Water Sports Centre. Sanderson Associates produced detailed Flood Risk Assessments and liaised with various departments of the Environment Agency to overcome the difficulties we were facing at this flood prone(...)

Stewart Rowe, Principal, The Planning & Design Bureau Ltd

Tue 28 January 2014

Sanderson Associates were instructed late in the day to produce a Flood Risk Assessment to accompany an existing planning application for residential redevelopment (46 units) of green field land in Essex. This required the modelling of flood events along a Main River and the need to demonstrate that the risk to life and property had(...)

Andrew Bellas, Developer, Siddalls Property Ltd, Flood Risk Assessment, Industrial Development

Wed 11 December 2013

Thanks for your help and professionalism in preparing the FRA to support this project. Your tact and tenacity, when dealing with the local authority, paid off. Great service.

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