Tag : Health and Safety Executive (HSE)
The government has announced this week that it has established a new Building Safety Regulator that will operate under the purview of the Health and Safety Executive with immediate effect.
A range of associations and bodies that have spoken to H&V News in recent months have cited how a lack of clarity in building regulations and limited enforcement of these rules, particularly for existing or refurbished properties, poses health risks from creating poorly ventilated dwellings and office spaces.
Capita has been identified by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) as the preferred bidder to operate the Gas Safe Register under a contract that would see the company retaining responsibility for the programme for an additional five years.
The Association of Gas Safety Managers (AGSM) has welcomed new regulation that came into effect last week introducing an “MOT-style” approach with which landlords can undertake mandatory gas safety servicing in their properties annually.