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Building and fire safety

What you need to know

Date
03 September 2024

The Building Safety Act and Fire Safety Act, which came into full force in 2023, brought significant changes to safety management of residential buildings during design, construction and occupation.

This course, delivered by those involved in the new legislation, explains the intricacies of the changes, including competence requirements, responsibilities and concepts such as the Golden Thread of recorded information throughout a building’s lifecycle.

The Building Safety Act and Fire Safety Act, which came into full force in 2023, brought significant changes to safety management of residential buildings during design, construction and occupation.

This course, delivered by those involved in the new legislation, explains the intricacies of the changes, including competence requirements, responsibilities and concepts such as the Golden Thread of recorded information throughout a building’s lifecycle.

  • Detailed understanding of the legislation’s requirements and scope.
  • Explanation of the competence required to deliver building safety roles.
  • Practical guidance to meeting statutory and contractual obligations.
  • If you are an IOSH member, this course is worth 8.5 hours to add to your CPD record.
  • Detailed understanding of the legislation’s requirements and scope.
  • Explanation of the competence required to deliver building safety roles.
  • Practical guidance to meeting statutory and contractual obligations.
  • If you are an IOSH member, this course is worth 8.5 hours to add to your CPD record.
  • Applying skills, knowledge, experience and behaviours while working in design construction and/or management of building safety in occupied residential buildings.
  • Identify the reach and implications of the new regime and the fundamental legal requirements of Dutyholders.
  • Understand the requirements for competence set out in the Building and Fire Safety Acts.
  • Recognise changes to building regulations, including new responsibilities relating to specific duty holding roles.
  • Explain the concept of the Golden Thread and the necessity of effective safety management systems.
  • Undertake a Building Risk Assessment based on HAZID and BOW TIE processes.
  • Identify the requirements for information from both Acts, and the prescribed information and prescribed format of all documentation associated with the Acts (Golden Thread, etc).
  • Applying skills, knowledge, experience and behaviours while working in design construction and/or management of building safety in occupied residential buildings.
  • Identify the reach and implications of the new regime and the fundamental legal requirements of Dutyholders.
  • Understand the requirements for competence set out in the Building and Fire Safety Acts.
  • Recognise changes to building regulations, including new responsibilities relating to specific duty holding roles.
  • Explain the concept of the Golden Thread and the necessity of effective safety management systems.
  • Undertake a Building Risk Assessment based on HAZID and BOW TIE processes.
  • Identify the requirements for information from both Acts, and the prescribed information and prescribed format of all documentation associated with the Acts (Golden Thread, etc).

Building owners, building managers, managing agents, facilities managers, contractors providing services to residential buildings and occupational safety and health (OSH) professionals working with building owners.

The legislation generally relates to England and Wales, but some elements affect Scotland.

Building owners, building managers, managing agents, facilities managers, contractors providing services to residential buildings and occupational safety and health (OSH) professionals working with building owners.

The legislation generally relates to England and Wales, but some elements affect Scotland.

  • Type

    Online

  • Dates

    03 September 2024
    07 November 2024