A blueprint to improve the competence of those working on higher-risk residential buildings and drive culture change has been set out by a cross-industry group representing more than 150 organisations in the fire and built environment sectors.
In order to ensure that electrical installations remain in a safe condition and have not deteriorated, the electrical fixed wiring systems in commercial and residential properties require periodic testing and inspection by a suitably qualified electrician. The Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR) was introduced in 2012 to replace the previously named Periodic Inspection Report (PIR). It covers specific tests and renders a property as being ‘satisfactory’ or ‘unsatisfactory’ where electrical wiring is concerned.
The team at William Martin Compliance have been busy supporting Change Grow Live during 2019/20, a charity providing help in all areas of health and wellbeing.
With the Covid-19 pandemic rumbling on through 2020 it will be some time before it’s full impact on the property industry will be felt. The enforced changes in working practices, remote working in particular, are likely to be adopted as the norm for many of us and is surely going to change property use for some time to come.
The phenomenon of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has resulted in some fast-paced changes to the way we work, behave and interact. The pandemic has resulted in rapidly changing occupational health risks along with many new health and safety considerations in the workplace. As health, safety and occupational health professionals we can help your organisation to design and implement audit and risk mitigation strategies to prepare for the return to work in line with evolving government and Public Health England guidance and to ensure your compliance with the latest guidance.
We are thrilled to have received such positive feedback from clients on the introduction of our new ID cards and QR solution. These recently replaced the use of business cards across our business, with a view to further reduce our ‘paper footprint’ , whilst also mitigate COVID transmission risks.
Following the recent publication of the Government’s draft Building Safety Bill, we have set out below some of the key proposals to further help clients understand the potential changes / impacts that will affect residents, developers and landlords.