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Callsafe

Callsafe Services Ltd

Callsafe Services Limited has been providing health and safety advice, assistance and training to our clients, and our clients’ projects, since 1987. Our clients...
Callsafe

Callsafe Services Ltd

Callsafe Services Limited has been providing health and safety advice, assistance and training to our clients, and our clients’ projects, since 1987. Our clients...
Grasslands

Grasslands

Grasslands as a business makes every endeavour to be as eco-friendly as we can. We use organic feeds and growth enhancers. We use state...
Pyramus & Thisbe

Pyramus & Thisbe

This e-Book introduces The Pyramus & Thisbe Club and provides an insight into its history, composition and objectives. The Pyramus & Thisbe Club is...
Callsafe Services Limited

Callsafe Services Ltd

Callsafe Services Limited has been providing health and safety advice, assistance and training to our clients, and our clients’ projects, since 1987. Our clients...

Asbestos: the duty to manage

Adjacent Planning and Building Control Today outline the new ACoP L143 guidance ‘Managing and working with asbestos’. In March 2011, the government set up an...
Approved Document A

Approved Document A

Approved Document A aims to ensure the integrity and stability of a building: loading, ground movement and disproportionate collapse must be addressed
Approved Document B

Approved Document B

This section covers the technical guidance contained in Approved Document B of schedule 1 of the Building Regulationswith respect to fire safety.
Approved Document C

Approved Document C

The aim of Part C is to ensure the health and safety of the building’s users with regard to the effects of pollution and contaminants.
Approved Document D

Approved Document D

Part D examines the potential of cavity wall insulation to release toxic fumes into a building. The Document stipulates that fumes should not penetrate...
Approved Document E

Approved Document E

This document deals with 4 major areas including: Protection against sound from other parts of the building and adjoining buildings; Protection against sound within a dwelling...
Approved Document F

Approved Document F

The Part F document states that ventilation is the ‘removal of ‘stale’ air from a building and replacement with fresh outside air. This of...
Approved Document G

Approved Document G

Sanitation, Hot Water Safety and Water Efficiency... New requirements set out within the document include: Cold water supply; Water efficiency; Hot water supply and systems; Sanitary conveniences and washing...
Approved Document H

Approved Document H

Part H states that adequate drainage systems must be provided in order to promote both personal and environmental health. Also highlighted, is the importance...
Approved Document J

Approved Document J

Part J is concerned with all heat producing appliances that could produce health and safety hazards such as fire, explosion and carbon monoxide poisoning....
Approved Document K

Approved Document K

Part K is concerned with the health and safety aspects of areas such as stairs, ladders and barriers and also addresses the risk from...
Approved Document L1A

Approved Document L1A

Part L specifically refers to thermal efficiency standards and affects insulation and heat loss, aiming to improve the low-carbon efficiency of buildings. The changes...
Approved Document L1B

Approved Document L1B

Part L specifically refers to thermal efficiency standards and affects insulation and heat loss, aiming to improve the low-carbon efficiency of buildings. The changes...
Approved Document L2A

Approved Document L2A

Part L specifically refers to thermal efficiency standards and affects insulation and heat loss, aiming to improve the low-carbon efficiency of buildings. The changes...
Approved Document L2B

Approved Document L

Part L specifically refers to thermal efficiency standards and affects insulation and heat loss, aiming to improve the low-carbon efficiency of buildings. The changes listed...
Approved Document M

Approved Document M

Part M aims to provide inclusive access to and circulation within all buildings, giving particular emphasis to the requirements for facilities and disabled people.  It...
Approved Document N

Approved Document N

Safety in relation to impact, opening and cleaning... Part N deals with all aspects of safety relating to glazing, with added requirements related to safe...
Approved Document P

Approved Document P

Part P aims to reduce the number of domestic accidents, deaths and fires arising from electricity. It is also seen as a way to...
Approved Document Q

Approved Document Q

This edition covers the standards for doors and windows to resist physical attack by a burglar. It includes standards on being both sufficiently robust...
Approved Document R

Approved Document R

This edition introduces a new requirement for in-building physical infrastructure which enables connections to broadband networks. The requirement applies in England to new buildings and...
Approved Document 7

Approved Document 7

This document requires that any building work shall be carried out with proper materials and in a workmanlike manner. It reflects the full implementation...

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