Your CDM compliance checklist
Everything you need to comply with the latest regulations
Use our CDM compliance checklist to make sure you comply with the latest standards for site welfare facilities – the Managing Health & Safety in Construction, Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2015, published by the Health & Safety Executive. Or, even easier, simply talk to us about your project and we’ll advise you on what you need to remain CDM-compliant.
• Suitable and sufficient toilets must be provided or made available at readily accessible places.
• Rooms containing toilets must be adequately ventilated and lit.
• Toilets and the rooms containing them must be kept in a clean and orderly condition.
• Separate rooms containing toilets must be provided for men and women, except where each convenience is in a separate room, and the door can be secured from the inside.
• Suitable and sufficient washing facilities, including showers where needed, must be provided or made available at readily accessible places.
• Washing facilities must include a supply of clean hot and cold, or warm, running water, soap or other suitable means of cleaning; and towels or other suitable means of drying.
• Washing facilities and the rooms containing them must be kept in a clean and orderly condition.
• Washing facilities must be provided in the same location as toilets and changing rooms.
• Separate whole body washing facilities must be provided for men and women, except where they are provided in a room where the door can be secured from inside and the facilities in each room are intended to be used by only one person at a time.
• Rooms containing washing facilities must be sufficiently ventilated and lit.
• Wholesome drinking water must be provided or made available at readily accessible places.
• Every supply of drinking water must be conspicuously marked by an appropriate sign.
• Sufficient cups or other drinking vessels must be provided, unless the supply of drinking water is in a jet from which persons can drink easily.
• Suitable and sufficient changing rooms must be provided or made available at readily accessible places if a worker has to wear special clothing for the purposes of construction work and cannot be expected to change elsewhere.
• There must be separate changing rooms for, or separate use of rooms by, men and women.
• Suitable and sufficient facilities must, where necessary, be provided or made available at readily accessible places to enable persons to lock away any special clothing which is not taken home, personal clothing which is not worn during working hours and other personal effects.
• Changing rooms must feature seating and include, where necessary, facilities to dry any special clothing and any personal clothing or effects.
• Sufficient, suitable rest rooms or areas must be provided or made available at readily accessible places.
• Rest rooms and areas must be equipped with an adequate number of tables and seating with backs for the number of persons at work likely to use them at any one time.
• Where necessary, include suitable facilities for any woman at work who is pregnant or who is a nursing mother to rest lying down.
• Include suitable arrangements to ensure that meals can be prepared and eaten and means of boiling and maintaining water at an appropriate temperature.
Algeco Site Welfare Solutions
Algeco already works with around 75% of the Top 100 Construction Contractors, so we have extensive experience of providing quality welfare accommodation right across the UK. Take a look at some examples of the portable building solutions we provide, or contact us today to find out how we can help your workplace to be CDM-compliant.