Approved Codes of Practice – forthcoming changes
Consultations on proposed ACoPs on the subjects of lifting equipment and pressure systems end on the 14th and 13th October 2014 respectively. Another on confined space work closed for comments on 30th September 2014.
Consultation on Draft Approved Code of Practice – Safe Work in confined spaces
Consultation on Draft Approved Code of Practice ACOP- Safe use of lifting equipment L113
Consultation on Draft Approved Code of Practice – L122 Safety of Pressure Systems
Details of live and past consultations
Revision of the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations and Approved Code of Practice
The expected radical overhaul of the CDM regulations has yet to be given a firm timescale. The planned changes would align the regulations with the minimum requirements of the Temporary & Mobile Construction Sites (TMCS) Directive, make the regulations easier to understand, replace the CDM co-ordinator role with the principal designer and remove detailed competency requirements.