Legionella risk assessments play a crucial role in identifying and managing the risks associated with Legionella bacteria in various water systems. In this blog, we will explore the legislation surrounding Legionella risk assessments in the UK
as reports of Raac-related structural issues emerge, the safety of thousands of students, teachers, and parents has come into question. This blog delves into the pressing concerns surrounding Raac concrete and why the government has acted in closing over a hundred schools.
This blog aims to shed light on what a lightning protection system entails, its importance, and whether you need one based on UK regulations and standards.
As our recent Building Safety Case campaign comes to an end, we thought it was imperative to detail the information from the campaign in one convenient place.
In this blog we will detail the requirements for your Building Safety Case Report in bitesize chunks to present an easy to understand guide to completing your building safety case report.
In this blog we will explore the key differences between Building Safety Cases and Building Safety Case Reports, shedding a light on their respective importance.
The Fire Safety (England) Regulations 2022, which came into effect on 23rd January 2023, have mandated the installation of secure information boxes in existing high-rise residential buildings. According to the regulations, responsible persons for high-rise buildings in England are now required to have a suitably secure information box installed within or on the premises. The information boxes contain essential details and resources crucial for effective emergency management.
When it comes to ensuring the safety and compliance of buildings, an effective fire strategy is paramount. A well-defined fire strategy document serves as a comprehensive plan, outlining the necessary measures and procedures to prevent, detect, contain, and mitigate fire risks within a building. At Firntec, we specialise in delivering complete solutions for building compliance and multidisciplinary consultancy. In this blog post, we will explore the key components included within a fire strategy document, highlighting the importance of a holistic approach to fire safety.
Building Information Modelling (BIM) has become increasingly relevant not only in the design and construction phases but also in managing and ensuring the safety of existing structures. BIM modelling provides a digital representation of a building, incorporating comprehensive data about its components, systems, and maintenance history. In this blog, we will explore the importance of BIM modelling for already built structures and how it contributes to enhancing building safety.
Fire safety is of utmost importance for any property owner in the UK. Conducting regular Fire Risk Assessments (FRAs) is a legal requirement and crucial for ensuring the safety of occupants and minimising the risk of fire-related incidents. However, determining who is responsible for completing these assessments can sometimes be confusing. In this blog post, we will provide a comprehensive guide to help property owners understand their obligations and identify the parties responsible for completing Fire Risk Assessments in the UK.