Author: Griffiths & Armour
1 May 2015
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Law firm Bond Dickinson LLP summarises a recent case in which the structural engineers were not held responsible after a basement excavation went wrong.
The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (CDM) are the primary regulations for managing the health, safety and welfare of all construction projects in Great Britain. The CDM Regulations were first introduced in 1995 (CDM 1994) and were revised in 2007 (CDM 2007). CDM 2015 came into force on 6 April 2015. This article provides a brief overview of the key changes and then focuses on those changes most likely to affect structural engineers.
Sean Brady tells the stories of some of the survivors, rescuers and engineers involved in the Hyatt Regency walkway collapse.