Accountable Persons will be required to identify and assess building safety risks and take reasonable steps to ensure those risks are reduced and controlled to a proportionate level on an ongoing basis. This information will need to be submitted to the Building Safety Regulator through safety case reports.
The safety case report needs to demonstrate how fire and structural safety risks that could lead to a major incident are being managed. The scope of the regime will be kept under constant review by the new Building Safety Regulator.
The safety case report provides a summary of the steps Accountable Persons have taken to identify, assess, remove, reduce, and manage building safety risks – demonstrating that reasonable and proportionate steps have been taken. It is supported by the safety case and the Golden thread.
The safety case should contain the following:
Identifying building safety risks
Risk prevention and protection information
Safety management systems
Safety case report
The safety case report should contain the following:
Basic building information
Your building's construction
Fire prevention and protective measures
Services and utilities
Maintenance and inspection
Safety cases, Health and Safety Executive
Control of Major Accident Hazards guidance, Health and Safety Executive