Health & Safety Legislation and Operations

Complete Piece Of Mind

We've Got Health & Safety Covered...

There is a myriad of Health & Safety legislation and best practice that surrounds property management (see below) and with Realty you have complete piece of mind that we’ve got it all covered.¬† We work with some of the most professional specialist Health & Safety firms in the UK to ensure that all risks are mitigated, periodic assessments and statutory checks are undertaken as required and any points actioned; and that every building under our care is a safe and well maintained place to live.¬† What’s more, our knowledge and that of our partner firms ensure that we provide the highest levels of safety for our residents in a common-sense and cost-effective manner.

Here are some of the key points that are required within apartment buildings:

  • Maintenance of Fire Detection, Prevention, Fire Fighting & Escape Equipment
  • Fire Risk Assessments
  • General Health and Safety Risk Assessments
  • Water Tank and Pumping Systems Testing / Maintenance (Legionella)
  • Electrical Safety Inspections / Maintenance
  • Control of Hazardous Substances Procedures
  • Asbestos Surveys / Monitoring
  • Lifting Equipment Statutory Engineering Insurance / Inspections
  • Major Works Projects Compliance with CDM (and others)
  • Working at Height Procedures & Roof Safety System Maintenance
  • Employment Liability Procedures / Insurance
  • Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurances Procedures

Here is a summary of the legislation:

  • Health and Safety at Work act 1974
  • Electricity at Work Regulations 1989
  • Private Water Supplies Regulations 1991
  • Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
  • Control of Substances Hazardous to Health 2002
  • Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005
  • Work at Height Regulations 2005
  • Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006
  • Corporate Homicide and Manslaughter Act 2007
  • Construction, Design & Management Regulation 2007
  • Health and Safety Offences Act 2008
  • Control of Asbestos at Work Regulations 2012

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