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RR941 - London 2012: The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 - Dutyholder roles and impact

This project researched the extent to which CDM helped or hindered the construction of London 2012 by reviewing how CDM duties were put into practice.

The research was based on interviews with ODA Sponsors, Designers, CDM Coordinators, Tier 1 Contractors and CLM Project Managers on nine projects. In addition, a structured workshop was held with a range of dutyholders from a range of projects.

We found that CDM 2007 had been extended and implemented successfully. In particular:

Lessons applicable elsewhere in construction include:

This report, and the work it describes, was commissioned by the Olympic Delivery Authority and funded by the Health and Safety Executive and the Institution of Civil Engineers. Its contents, including any opinions and/ or conclusions expressed, are those of the authors alone and do not necessarily represent the policy of those commissioning or funding it.

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Updated 2012-11-07