building safety


Government urges councils to take action against ‘rogue’ building owners

Minister Lee Rowley met with council chiefs this week to discuss action against building owners who are failing to fix medium and high-rise buildings with safety issues. Read More

The building safety occupation regime and the Golden Thread – filling in the details

In this article, Erin Broughton, Associate at Addleshaw Goddard, looks at the Safety Risk Regulations that came into force on 16 January, and provides further detail on how those responsible must manage safety risks at occupied higher-risk buildings. Read More

IOSH’s Aviation and Aerospace Conference: SHP speaks to Birmingham Airport’s Simon Toseland

SHP speaks to Birmingham Airport’s Head of Health, Safety and Fire, Simon Toseland, ahead of IOSH’s Aviation and Aerospace Conference Read More

58% of unsafe buildings yet to start remediation works, government data shows

Data from the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities’ (DLUHC) monthly remediation report, shows that 58% of buildings identified with unsafe cladding are yet to start remediation works. Read More

Fieldfisher and SHP: Horizon-scanning for 2024

In this first regular collaboration piece, we asked the Fieldfisher legal team what they expect from the 2024 Health and Safety landscape. Read More

Building Safety Regulator sets out three-year plan to create competent built environment and restore trust in sector

The Building Safety Regulator has published its first three-year strategic plan outlining its overarching direction and vision to improve safety standards and galvanise culture change. Read More

Legionella risk in RAAC affected buildings

Does Legionella risk increase after a building has to close, and how can that risk be minimised if so? Roy Sullivan at Water Hygiene Centre takes a look. Read More

Building Safety Act awareness e-learning course launched by CIOB

In this article, Adrian from CIOB talks about a new health and safety course the academy has launched for health and safety professionals. Read More

Who pays for fire safety remedies in residential blocks? Examining the cases so far

The Building Safety Act provides for leaseholders to be protected from having to pay for remediation of fire safety defects in their blocks, but who is ultimately going to foot the bill? Read More

BSR will “show its teeth” for those failing to comply with legislation – Regulator provides update to industry at the Fire Conference 2023

At the Fire Conference 2023 in October, Chris Griffin McTiernan said the Building Safety Regulator will show its teeth to those who fail to comply with legislation. Read More



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