The Association for Project Safety (APS)

The Association for Project Safety (APS)
5 New Mart Place
Edinburgh
EH14 1RW
United Kingdom
Phone: 0131 4426600
Fax: 0131 4426601

The Association for Project Safety (APS) - the largest multi-disciplinary membership body for individuals and organisations involved in the design, planning and managing of construction projects as defined in the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 [CDM2007] - is committed to shaping and sharing best practice in construction health and safety risk management.

APS Registers of CDM Co-ordinators; Designers; and Practices cited in the Regulations provide practitioners with a simple, consistent and effective means not only to demonstrate competence to clients in terms of CDM2007 but also for clients to readily source them.

Members are supported by a full range of services to assist them to maintain and develop their competence including: UK wide CPD provision from experts; access to the latest advice on CDM Co-ordination practice; CDM 2007 specific Newsletters and Practice Notes; CDM Legal Advice Service and Practice Helpline; industry standard setting Guide to the Management of CDM Co-ordination; Design Risk Management Guide plus other publications and tools to assist practitioners practice as professionally as possible.

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Features

2017-05-31 13:33

The rate of Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) will rise by two per cent on June 1 to 12 per cent on all non-exempt transactions. Martin Bennison, managing director at construction finance firm Ultimate Finance, explains what this means for UK construction companies.

2017-05-25 08:41

Building Information Modelling (BIM) is growing in popularity and is now mandatory for centrally funded public-sector projects. Experts and the curious are gathering more and more frequently at dedicated congresses, exhibitions and workshops. Many people are now asking: Where does the UK stand on the issue of BIM and the digitisation of the construction industry?

2017-05-10 10:47

Opening site doors to more females is vital to plugging the construction skills gap, reports Claire Cameron

THE construction industry continues to be plagued by a well-documented skills gap with some suggesting the shortage could get worse before it gets better.

2017-05-08 14:27

If you work on a building site, are self-employed or have a zero-hours contract, you might be surprised to know you work in the ”gig economy”. This is the economy characterised by temporary work and irregular hours, pay and working conditions.

2017-03-29 10:31

Jeremy Gould, VP sales Europe, TomTom Telematics, discusses how technological developments in vehicle telematics have opened up new workflow management possibilities for the construction industry

2017-03-21 09:31

With the demand of oil increasing, it’s estimated that the Earth will reach its full capacity for oil consumption at some point within the next 20 years. This is despite the production of oil decreasing, and the construction industry is no exception to this, reports Niftylift.

2017-03-17 10:55

With construction firms leading the way in drone technology, Claire Cameron takes a closer look at how unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) can be used onsite

2017-03-07 16:20

While the physical safety of workers is prioritised on construction sites, mental health is often overlooked, reports Claire Cameron

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