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The Construction Discussion Forum provides an opportunity for everyone involved with the construction industry to say what they're doing to improve health and safety in the industry, share best practice and enlist the help of other forum members in finding solutions for their problems.

The forum is open to everyone involved with the industry, including designers, contractors, clients, suppliers and site workers. It has been designed to be a useful self-help forum where everybody can contribute from their own practical experience to help and advise others. It provides access to a wide range of expertise to help you tackle health and safety issues.

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The Construction Discussion Forum provides an opportunity for everyone involved with the construction industry to say what they're doing to improve health and safety in the industry, share best practice and enlist the help of other forum members in finding solutions for their problems.
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  • Construction - PPE; cut tendon
    Bobby Sounds nasty! whilst not a specified RIDDOR 2013 injury presumably one over seven days. Success or failure in legal cases can sometimes hinge
    Created by Tim D (yesterday at 10:59)
  • CDM why wasn't an audit responsibility in the regs
    I was thinking about CDM in all its formats - from 1995 to the present day. One omission that seems glaringly obvious is that there has never been an
    Created by Bill Sowerbutts (2 days ago)
  • Construction - PPE; cut tendon
    TLDR: Snapped drill bit, finger hit surrounding area / drill bit as a result. 100% Tendon damage to flexor middle finger - right hand. Gloves used we
    Created by BobbyS (6 days ago)
  • Cladding issue - leaseholders advice
    Ray/Wally 'Surely the same will be applicable here!' ...I feel not. There is no CDM or H&S angle to this. Warning... we're going well off track: Th
    Created by Tim D (7 days ago)
  • Cladding issue - leaseholders advice
    Interesting responses, I was going to say something similar to Ray, but, I think CDM came in 1998-ish but didn't apply to buildings under construction
    Created by Wally Lishman (7 days ago)

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