The Building Safety Act is an important piece of legislation that affects everyone in the construction industry. Whether you’re a developer, contractor, or building owner, it’s essential that you understand the requirements of the act and how to comply with them. To help you get up to speed, we’ve put together a list of the top 10 YouTube videos on the Building Safety Act. These videos cover everything from the basics of the act to more advanced topics like golden thread requirements and fire safety.
1. Building Safety Act – Regulation and Enforcement
Deputy Director of the Building Safety Programme at the Health and Safety Executive, Tim Galloway is a highly experienced and knowledgeable health and safety professional that leads teams covering the southern third of Great Britain. In this video, Tim discusses regulation and Enforcement at the recent Building Safety Act Conference.
2. Understanding the Fire Safety England Regulations 2022
This animation, released by Cumbria County Council, provides an excellent
summary of what Responsible Persons need to ensure is in place in order to comply with the, now enforceable, new Fire Safety (England) Regulations 2022.
3. What Is The Building Safety Regulator?
The Building Safety Act will protect people who live in high-rise buildings. They also give new duties to the people who are responsible for the safety of those buildings. At the heart of the building safety reforms is the creation of the Building Safety Regulator – or the BSR – in England. But what and who is this? Watch to find out!
4. Building Safety Act 2022: What You Need to Know
In this seminar, good friends of Operance, and award-winning multidisciplinary consultancy, CalfordSeadon, discuss how to comply with the Building Safety Act. Presented by members of their BIM & Digital, Building Surveying, M&E Engineering and Civil & Structural Engineering Teams, they break it down in easy-to-understand chunks.
5. What is the Golden Thread?
To create safer buildings, contractors, designers, building owners and more need to create and maintain a digital record of building safety information throughout the entire lifecycle. New legislation calls for the Golden Thread in order to make this happen, but what is it? What this short animation to find out.
6. How Do You Register High-Rise Buildings?
The Building Safety Act 2022 requires high-rise residential buildings in England to be registered with the Building Safety Regulator. All high-rise residential buildings 18 metres tall or higher, or at least 7 storeys tall, with two or more residential units must be registered by 1 October 2023. This short video provides an introduction to the registration process, how to apply, and the building information required.
7. Transforming Culture, Increasing Competence and Restoring Confidence
Here, Dame Judith Hackitt delivers her keynote address at the recent Institue of Structural Engineers, Building Safety Act Conference and provides an insight into the new Industry Safety Steering Group’s 4th Annual Report, as yet to be submitted to the Secretary of State and to be published at the time.
8. What Are Accountable Persons?
As part of the new building safety regime in England, the Building Safety Act, 2022 introduces new roles and responsibilities for people involved in managing high-rise residential buildings. This short video by the Health and Safety Executive introduces the roles of an Accountable Person and the Principle Accountable Person.
9. What Does Golden Thread Software Look Like?
Operance is the world’s first purpose-built golden thread software solution. Here’s an insight into how it works, delving into the registration of higher-risk buildings, developing key building information and your safety case and safety case report.
10. What Is A Building Safety Case?
The development and maintenance of you building’s Safety Case is the akey part of complying with the Building Safety Act. Learn about safety cases and safety case reports for high-rise residential buildings in this brief 2-minute video from the HSE.
We hope you enjoy these videos and find them helpful in understanding the Building Safety Act.
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