New CDM regulations are due to come into force on 6 April 2015.
As winter approaches bouts of colder weather, ice and potentially snow are likely to become more commonplace. All of these can impact negatively on your buildings.
Most of us are aware of the numerous references in UK health and safety legislation and regulations to ‘competence’ and the use of ‘competent persons’. However there is no simple, comprehensive or conclusive definition as to what this means in practical terms.