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The PQS Pre-Qualification-Scheme is pleased to announce a special partnership with the National Association of Shopfitters (NAS)*. From 5th October 2020, NAS members will benefit from FREE SSIP (Safety Schemes in Procurement)** approval, delivered by PQS. The scheme is free for all shopfitting, fit out and interior contracting NAS members to access and is part...
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Designers working on construction projects must consider how contractors will be kept out of harm’s way from the outset of their planning, a meeting of safety and health professionals heard. Under the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM), which came into force last April, designers “must take all reasonable steps” to assist all those...
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Trade bodies representing specialist subcontractors and major contractors have confirmed they are merging to create a single body. The National Specialist Contractors Council and UK Contractors Group agreed the move following weeks of talks. Both sides will formally rubberstamp the move next month and the new organisation will be operational from September. The merged body will...
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EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, is reminding manufacturers not to get caught out by thinking that ‘construction’ means just that when the new Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (CDM 2015) come into force on 6 April. CDM is a revision of existing regulations designed to protect the health and safety of people when building, using and...
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