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:

Highway Advice – Testimonial

Mon 26 January 2015

Sandersons were recommended to us as highway survey experts and they lived up to their reputation. The 3 surveys conducted on our behalf were carefully planned and executed and reported in a timely fashion. They also worked closely with our architect and planning consultant to deliver an authoritative report to counter objections raised by the […]

Transport Assessment Testimonial

Mon 26 January 2015

Very pleased with the service, attentive as always to changes required, and quick to respond. Alan Gordon, Edmond Shipway Construction Consultants

Parking Design Testimonial

Wed 21 January 2015

Sanderson’s responded quickly with definitive/concise information, that enabled us to agree the principle of the parking design with the parish and local planning authority. Thank you again for you valuable support. Philip Waind RIBA ACA, Waind Gohil Architects

Headcorn Neighbourhood Plan Group – Testimonial, Assessment of Drainage Network

Mon 19 January 2015

Headcorn Parish council`s Neighbourhood Plan Group needed an independent assessment of their existing village foul water drainage network to evidence and inform their evolving Neighbourhood Plan. Following an initial email and two short telephone calls with principal engineer Ian Ellis, a structured Fee Quote soon followed. The report summary was in plain very understandable English […]

CSW Developments, Highways Statement

Mon 22 December 2014

I’d just like to say Thank you for your professionalism and efficiency for the report I required for the council. To make 1st contact on Thursday and to have everything I needed by Tuesday is a real credit to you and your company. I was recommended to you and will of course recommend you and […]

Malcolm Hollis LLP, Swept Path Analysis Testimonial

Tue 9 December 2014

We use Darren at Sanderson Associates on a regular basis for all our swept path analysis studies. They provide an excellent and efficient service and always deliver on time. We would not hesitate recommending them to clients.

Flood Risk Assessment, Residential Development, London

Mon 10 November 2014

We were very pleased with the work of Sanderson Associates in providing flood risk assessment at Neckinger Mills in Bermondsey. It was a difficult site and the strategy proposed for flood mitigation provided security for the development with the minimum impact on the design. We particularly appreciated prompt, friendly and helpful advice as well as […]

RW & CW Looker – Swept Path Analysis Testimonial

Fri 10 October 2014

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

Webster Associates – Residential Development, Testimonial

Fri 10 October 2014

The independent and impartial report that Bob and his colleagues at Sanderson Associates very quickly produced, was without doubt the catalyst that changed the planning committee’s stance from “mindful to recommend refusal”, to granting planning permission. Bob’s timely intervention certainly negated the need for a costly planning appeal.

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 […]

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