• Health and Safety CDM Consultant Position Available in Derby 1
    5th February 2020

    We’re Recruiting! Marpal are looking to recruit a suitable CDM Consultant/Health and Safety Advisor to work from our Derby Office. This position provides an opportunity to work on different exciting construction projects within a variety of industry sectors. The ideal candidate will be required to deliver CDM Consultancy Services to assist CDM Duty Holders in…

  • Joining A Health & Safety Accreditation Scheme Could Be A Positive Move For Your Business!
    29th January 2020

    Reasons For Attaining Health & Safety Accreditation Although it’s not a legal requirement, many organisations – when inviting businesses/contractors to tender for projects – are now requiring their prospective suppliers to be accredited with a Health & Safety Accreditation Scheme. Unless accredited, your organisation will not be considered, which may mean that your business is…

  • Do I need to have an Accident Report Book
    14th January 2020

    Reporting Of Work-Related Injuries & Incidents There is a legal requirement under the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR) to record and report details of work-related deaths or any specified work-related injuries and incidents.

  • 23rd December 2019

    First Aid Requirements On A Construction Site Those working on construction sites face many significant hazards and the likelihood of accidents occurring are significantly more likely, than say, compared to an office environment. It is therefore imperative that should accidents occur, that first aid is given to someone who is injured (or fallen ill), as…

  • What types of Enforcement Action could the HSE take
    19th December 2019

    What Types Of Enforcement Action Could The HSE Take? Even though employers have specific duties to ensure that health and safety regulations are compiled to protect the health, safety and welfare of their employees, within construction there continues to be a high rate of accidents and incidents which result in death, injury and financial loss…

  • 13th December 2019

    What Is A Pre Construction Information Pack (PCIP)? The Pre Construction Information Pack (PCIP) is a document which provides the information already in the Client’s possession, or which is reasonably obtainable, to relevant CDM Duty Holders, such as Designer(s), Contractor or Principcal Contractor. The Pre Construction Information Pack is not explicitly referenced in CDM 2015,…

  • What should be included within a CDM Health and Safety File
    28th November 2019

    Do I Need A Health & Safety File? A Health and Safety File has to be prepared for all construction projects where there is more than one Contractor; this is a specific requirement of The Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2015. The whole purpose of the CDM Health and Safety File is to ensure that…

  • Health & Safety File Responsibilities – Who Is Responsible For What
    23rd November 2019

    What Is A CDM Health & Safety File? The Health and Safety File is a requirement of The Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2015, and is a record of information for the Client, or End User, regarding a site or structure, which focuses on health and safety. The information it contains will alert those who…

  • Does My Organisation Need Health & Safety Support
    19th November 2019

    Organisations have a legal duty to put in place suitable arrangements to manage health and safety. For some organisations whose activities are predominantly office based, implementing health and safety protocols can be reasonably straight forward and uncomplicated. For other organisations, this can be more onerous and less straightforward and therefore, help and assistance may be…

  • How Much Of Your Budget Should Be Set Aside For Asbestos Management
    18th November 2019

    Budget management for any asbestos management project is essential. The question is a simple one – how much does it cost to remove asbestos? The answer, unfortunately, isn’t so simple. There are a number of factors which determine how involved asbestos containment or removal will be – all of which will change the price. Here’s…