Health and Safety Executive to host Building Safety Regulator Conference at NEC Birmingham


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In a move to bolster engagement and understanding within the construction and building safety sectors, the Health and Safety Executive has announced an upcoming Building Safety Regulator Conference.

Scheduled for 21 May 2024 at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) in Birmingham, the event is set to address key developments and practices following the introduction of the Building Safety Act.

A platform for frontline health and safety professionals

The conference aims to provide a direct line of communication between the regulator, industry professionals, and those impacted by recent legislative changes.

Attendees, including accountable and principal accountable persons, building control professionals, fire and rescue service personnel, and representatives from the construction and design industries, will have the opportunity to engage with the Building Safety Regulator.

Organisations involved with resident engagement are also encouraged to participate.

Free event to foster collaboration

Offered as a complimentary event, the conference underscores the regulator’s commitment to accessible education and collaboration across the sector.

This conference represents a crucial opportunity for professionals across the building safety spectrum to connect with the regulator and each other, fostering a collaborative approach to safety and compliance.

Anticipated outcomes and further details

The event is anticipated to facilitate a comprehensive dialogue on the practicalities of implementing the Building Safety Act, offering insights into compliance, best practices, and the future of building safety regulation.

Further information regarding the conference agenda and registration details will be made available next month, promising a well-structured platform for discussion and learning.

IFSJ Comment

The upcoming Building Safety Regulator Conference at the NEC in Birmingham is a timely and necessary initiative by the Health and Safety Executive.

As the industry navigates the complexities introduced by the Building Safety Act, opportunities for direct dialogue and learning are invaluable.

The inclusive nature of this free event ensures that a wide range of professionals, from fire and rescue service personnel to construction and design experts, can share knowledge and strategies for effective implementation.

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