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Introducing the new gas safety regulator
Jeff Learman (2009 - See all articles from 2009)
It is a shocking and tragic fact that the Health and Safety Executive are aware of four incidents involving fatal injuries to tenants caused by discharge of scalding water: and a further three incidents associated with back boiler explosions
Alison Mathias (2008 - See all articles from 2008)
It is now over three years since the introduction of Regulation 4 and the “Duty to Manage” regulations with the main thrust of this new legislation being – as the name implies – to ensure asbestos in non-domestic premises is adequately managed. Unfortunat
Chris Bishop (2008 - See all articles from 2008)
The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 (CDM 2007) were one year old in April. What effects have they had?
Paul Reeve (2008 - See all articles from 2008)
The existing housing stock in England accounts for 27% of national carbon dioxide emissions. Despite this, a standard remains to be introduced to tackle emissions from the existing housing stock of some 22,000,000 homes which represent the main challenge.
Paul Ciniglio (2008 - See all articles from 2008)
BS7671: 2008 Requirements for Electrical Installations, more commonly known as the IEE Wiring Regulations 17th Edition was published in January 2008 and comes into force on 1st July 2008.
Stephen Plant (2008 - See all articles from 2008)
The newly updated Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (2007) have clearly been developed following a ‘reality check’...
Mark Swain (2007 - See all articles from 2007)
Regulation 36 of the Gas Safety (Installation & Use) Regulations 1998 places important duties on most Landlords of domestic property...
Vic Lord (2007 - See all articles from 2007)
The CIOB and CIH are developing a range of qualifications with clear progression routes. They will be designed primarily for technical staff operating within Housing Associations or through other Housing Service Providers
Nick Marsh (2006 - See all articles from 2006)
The Housing Health and Safety Rating System and the Decent Home Standard.
Alison Mathias (2006 - See all articles from 2006)