It could have been so much worse!
If you needed convincing that Essential Safety Measures are critical in saving lives – then think about how this emergency situation could have ended. WHAT IF the sprinkler system didn’t work? WHAT IF the building stairs and exits were blocked and people couldn’t escape the building? The dangers of combustible cladding hit the news […]
2018 Building Regulation changes
In June the 2018 Building Regulation came into force, replacing the 2017 Interim Regulations, and the earlier 2006 Regulations. There’s a number of changes that relate to Essential Safety Measures that reflect the high level of importance that’s placed on the full compliance of buildings, notably; Generally, fines and penalties for breaches of […]
Buying a Commercial Property – Safety Due Diligence
“Many prospective buyers don’t consider Essential Safety Measures when buying a commercial property, and it’s really not surprising that it’s often overlooked in the pre-purchase due diligence process.” Essential Safety Measures (ESMs) are sometimes referred to as Essential Services, and they relate to the safety items and elements in the building. ALL Essential Safety […]