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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 […]

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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 […]

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Essential Safety Measures 101 – Part 4, Taking Action

  Welcome to the final part of Essential Safety Measures 101, in this Article we look at how you can put into action topics from Part 1, 2 and 3 in this series.     Part 4 of 4 Essential Safety Measures – Taking Action: Ensure that you are armed with the right information when it comes […]

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Essential Safety Measures 101 – Part 3, Non-compliance Risks

  Hi there again, and welcome back to Part 3 of our 4 part series on Essential Safety Measures 101, our attempt to de-mystify the requirements, obligations, risks and other topics that relate to Essential Safety Measures.  In this post we talk about the risks of ignoring your obligations to maintain ESMs Non-compliance of Essential […]

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Essential Safety Measures 101 – Part 1, Introduction

Hi there, and welcome to the first part of our 4 part series of Posts on Essential Safety Measures 101.  Over this series we hope to provide useful information to property owners and those managers who are responsible for the management of Essential Safety Measures within their properties. Oh, and if you can’t wait for […]

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Essential Safety Measures 101 – Part 2, Your Obligations

  Welcome to Part 2 of our 4 part series on Essential Safety Measures 101.  In this post we talk about building owners obligations, what are the obligations in relation to building compliance, and what Owners (or Managers responsible for the management of Essential Safety Measures) can do to ensure they are protecting occupants, their […]

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