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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