Tag - CDM Services Manchester

Safer Sphere are the leading supplier of CDM services in Manchester and across the North West

BIM and CDM15

The Future Of CDM And BIM

What Is BIM? BIM or Building Information Modelling is the name given to a process of creating a detailed digital model of a build asset. From design through to construction and even hand over, a detailed collaborative model of a building can be created and accessed by anyone involved with the design, construction and maintenance of the project. Think of a building information model in terms of a 3D digital model that not only gives a detailed visual of the building [...]

CDM Legal Actions

The legal implications of ignoring the CDM15 Regulations

Has anyone been prosecuted in Construction since CDM15 was introduced? The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have analysed information relating to potential breaches in Health and Safety Regulations on construction projects. The HSE act as the police service for all of the industry and provide enforcement notice data (prohibition and improvement notices) on their website. This information is available for all stakeholders to view and remains accessible. Contractors must be aware that HSE Inspectors can attend site whether invited or uninvited. [...]

Award CDM Services

Safer Sphere shortlisted for Grafters award

Safer Sphere is pleased to have been shortlisted for a North West Grafters Award in the ‘Best Specialist Supplier’ category. The shortlisting is credit to our team and the great support from our clients. Voting opens Friday 9th March and closes Friday 23rd March. Please go online and vote for us. Grafters Voting

What is PAS 91?

What is PAS 91 and how does it relate to the construction industry?

What is PAS 91? PAS 91 stands for Publicly Available Specification for prequalification questionnaires in construction-related procurement. It was commissioned by the Government and developed by the British Standards Institute (BSI) and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BSI). Following its launch in October 2010, it was seen as a positive step towards addressing the issue that many businesses face when completing Pre-Qualification Questionnaires (PQQ’s). It has undergone two revisions, one in 2013 and more recently in December 2017. What [...]

Safer Sphere welcomes new Associate Director

Safer Sphere is pleased to welcome this month Simon Jones who has joined the business in the role of Associate Director and CDM Construction Safety Consultant. Simon has worked in the construction industry for over 45 years and has a wealth of experience across multiple sectors. Simon has worked on various high profile projects in his career including  Liverpool  John Lennon Airport, City of Salford Community Stadium,  the Trafford Centre, Media City and Manchester Royal Infirmary.  

Safer Sphere appointed on School development in Burnley

We are pleased to have been appointed the role of Principal Designer Advisor by Galliford Try, on their brand new ‘Heights’ development in Burnley. The development will see the former Ridgewood School site turned into a brand new primary and secondary school for over 150 children

Contractor duties- CDM15

Contractors and the Construction Design and Management regulations 2015

Management of Health and Safety on Construction projects is governed by the content of The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (CDM15). CDM15 applies to all construction work, and this includes building, demolition, extensions, repair and maintenance. While a Principal Contractor may be in the driver’s seat during the Construction Phase of a project, they may not have the resources to complete the construction, contracting out the development to other specialist contractors. The actual work of building and maintaining a structure will usually be aided [...]

Safer Sphere continues to grow after 5 years in Construction Health and Safety

North West based Construction (Design and Management) Regulation 2015 (CDM 2015) Advisors, Safer Sphere celebrate their 5th year in Construction Health Safety this December. The CDM Health and Safety experts have gone from strength to strength over the past few years, not only doubling their client base but have also doubled in size too. The business has hired 4 new team members to add to their existing team in the past year, with more hires planned in the New [...]

Costa Coffee

Safer Sphere appointed on Costa Coffee fit-out at the Lowry Outlet

Safer Sphere has been appointed as CDM Client Advisor and Principal Designer Advisor on the new fit-out of the Costa Coffee store in the Lowry Outlet. The work will involve a full strip-out of 2 units followed by a refurbishment and new shop front.