This website uses cookies primarily for visitor analytics. Certain pages will ask you to fill in contact details to receive additional information. On these pages you have the option of having the site log your details for future visits. Indicating you want the site to remember your details will place a cookie on your device. To view our full cookie policy, please click here. You can also view it at any time by going to our Contact Us page.

Approved Document B survey launched to determine fire strategy

28 July 2017

Launch of a survey has been announced by the Fire Sector Federation (FSF) to shape future policies for the UK's fire strategy.

Developed over the last few months, the survey is designed to assist the FSF in understanding industry views about the future of Approved Document B (Fire Safety).

Independent research organisation NBS Research was commissioned last March to assist the FSF to prepare for the survey.

It has also worked with a 12-person steering group to drive the project forward and the FSF is now calling for responses to the survey, which can be accessed here.

The federation states that it believes the survey will "be used as an important and collective tool to gather specific feedback and views on the practical guidance in Approved Document B to meet the fire safety requirements of the Building Regulations in England".

Following analysis of the survey results by the NBS and FSF, these will be used to form the basis of a submission to the DCLG to assist those responsible for ensuring Building Regulations and Approved Document B are as effective as possible.

Print this page | E-mail this page


Article image Six experts reveal how to build a career in international FM

The International Facility Management Association’s (IFMA) UK Chapter and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) will kick-start Workplace Week London 2018.Full Story...

Article image Why the Law Says You Need a Nappy Bin Disposal Service

At home, parents are used to disposing of their babies’ used nappies the same way they do any other domestic waste - bagging it up and sticking it in the rubbish for general collection.Full Story...

Winners of the PFM Awards 2018

Long-term, sustainable, FM service delivery

Finalists announced for the PFM Partnership Awards 2018