Communities Secretary James Brokenshire has announced that the government will ban flammable materials on the outside of new buildings.
The UK’s largest union, Unite, has called for an immediate criminal investigation into the individuals involved in the collapse of facilities management and construction services company Carillion.
More than 30 professional bodies from around the world have come together to form a coalition to develop international standards on fire safety in buildings.
This Charities FM Group meeting will consider the lessons to be learned in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire.
The Government has announced an independent review of building regulations and fire safety. The review has been ordered in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire in West London which killed at least 80 people.
This meeting will look at the issues of security and terrorism and discuss what actions charity facilities managers can take to mitigate risks.
Good charity governance requires that charities identify risks their to their organisations and take steps to minimise those risks and safeguard their charity.
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The regulatory requirements for workplace temperatures are set by the Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992. The regulations state that the temperature of indoor workplaces should be "reasonable".
What is the Legal Minimum Working Temperature?
There is no legal minimum working temperature.
However the Approved Code of Practice defines a reasonable indoor temperature as being normally at least 16°C. If the work undertaken is heavy physical work, the temperature should be at least 13°C.
What is the Legal Maximum Working Temperature?
When you bring contractors onto your site, it is important that you ensure that they have a clear understanding of safety and security procedures. This is generally established via the contractor induction.
Contractor induction materials can be in the form of a simple printed sheet, a presentation, on line or offline or a video.