Category: Property Safety & Fire

RIBA and Insurers Urge Wider Grenfell Reforms

Architects and Insurers have lined up to urge Dame Judith Hackitt to take a more ambitious stance on re-writing the rulebook on building safety and fire safety in her final post-Grenfell reform recommendations, due to be published this month. Architects, represented by the RIBA, Royal Institute of British Architects, have stressed the need for a Read More

Health & Safety Executive Board Targets “Blue Tape”

The Health & Safety Executive’s priorities for 2018-19 include empowering small businesses to cut through “blue tape”, advising on a proportional approach to the new ISO 45001 standards and creating more guidance specifically for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). The plans were outlined in papers prepared ahead of the Health & Safety Executive’s most Read More

ISO 45001 Has Finally Been Published

After four years of intense and often heated discussion, the first global standard for occupational health and safety, ISO 45001, has been published. The standard has been eagerly awaited for three reasons: The expectation that it will force those who adopt it to make health and safety an integral part of business strategy rather than Read More

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