Health and Safety

The Management of Residential Property encompasses many areas of Safety Legislation and British Standards and the responsibility of ensuring that these are complied with falls on the Client as well as the Agent and the Contractor. Our knowledge and expertise ensures protection and peace of mind for our Clients.

Areas that may affect your building

  • Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006
  • Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
  • Regulatory Regform (fire Safety) Order 2005
  • Construction (Design and Management) Regulation 2007.

Typical Inspections Required for a Residential Property

Health, Safety and Fire Risk Assessment  1 or 2 years
Asbestos Survey  Once
Asbestos Re-Inspection
(if asbestos containing materials are present) 
Annually
5 Year Fixed Electrical Installation Inspection  5 years
Legionella Risk Assessment
(for communal water tanks/pumps/fountains)    
2 years
Lift Inspection                                                  6 months
Fire/smoke detection system                             Quarterly
Emergency Lights                                             6 months
Automatic Opening Smoke Vents                       Annually
Dry Risers                                                       Annually
Electric Gates  Annually

 

 

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