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New modular retractable barrier system launched by Seton

A new retractable barrier system, named EasyExtend, has been launched into the market, offering unique features and benefits for use in industrial and outdoor spaces. Developed by the health and safety solutions provider Seton, the new and rugged unit is ...

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CIBSE develops new training course on the Building Safety Bill

A new training course focused on the Building Safety Bill has been developed by the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) to support building services professionals in preparing for and complying with the most significant reform to building regulations ...

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Major developers to fund £5bn to address the building safety scandal

The government has revealed a wide-ranging agreement that will see industry contribute £5 billion to fund building safety repairs. In a victory for leaseholders, Levelling Up Secretary Michael Gove has agreed a solution with the housing industry that will see ...

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HSE publishes safety case tool kit for high-rise buildings

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has created a safety case tool kit for building owners and managers responsible for high-rise residential buildings. The law relating to building safety in England is changing. Proposed reforms currently making their way through parliament ...

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Government sets deadline for developers involved in the cladding crisis to agree a plan of action

Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Michael Gove has issued a warning to developers that they must pay to fix the cladding crisis that they caused as he overhauls the government’s approach to building safety. Gove has ...

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The Building Safety Manager: Achieving competence

Following the Grenfell tragedy, there is an identified need to improve building safety performance by focusing upon improving the competence, and the behaviour, of the workforce at all levels. International Workplace’s Kelly Mansfield addresses what competence means and how it ...

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inotec UK completes a major line marking project

Leading high quality floor marking installations, RFID and barcode labels specialist, inotec, recently completed an impressive line marking project for one of the UK’s food and drink logistics providers. The project was undertaken in one of the company’s extremely busy ...

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Fire Safety Act 2021 prompts risk assessment review

Landlords and duty holders are being encouraged to prepare for the Fire Safety Act 2021 which will make significant changes to fire safety regulation. Safety and compliance expert, Bureau Veritas is describing the legislation as a “new era for building ...

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Building Safety Bill is published with aim to create lasting generational change

The Building Safety Bill on the future on how residential buildings should be constructed and maintained has been published today and includes plans for a new regulator who forms the heart of a building safety changes. The Bill, said Housing ...

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Only 1% of buildings complying with vital fire safety measure, says BESA

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has raised it concerns over the huge numbers of fire and smoke dampers remaining untested in thousands of buildings across the UK, which play a crucial role in fire safety. The Association fears that ...

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