The public sector is responsible for a large and varied property portfolio, therefore having robust procedures in place to comply with statutory building compliance responsibilities is crucial to avoiding disasters.

Effective Premises Compliance Audits is a practical and informative course giving you the opportunity to carry out a mock premises compliance audit, which will help you identify risks and demonstrate compliance with the statutory regulations.

Attend to gain the necessary skills to avoid fines, legal and regulatory action. Leave the day confident that you and your organisation is compliant.

About the Trainer: Peter Phillips 
Peter qualified as an Environmental Health Officer in 1980 and has been in continuous practice in that profession ever since, working both in the public and private sectors. He is a Senior Consultant with LRB Consulting Ltd, where he is valued for his experience, his thoughtful approach to client issues, and his practical solutions to their problems.

During that period, he has been actively involved in the founding and development of the health and safety hygiene and environmental protection courses and is a founder member of the Environmental Health and Safety Training Council. His lecturing experience is diverse, ranging in venue from Cambridge University and Ashridge Management College to the teaching of inmates within prisons.

09:15 - 09:45

Registration

09:45 - 10:00

Trainer’s Welcome and Clarification of Learning Objectives

10:00 - 10:45

Premises Compliance: Health and Safety Regulations

  • Gain a brief insight into relevant health and safety legislation
  • Landlord and tenant duties
  • Establish what good compliance looks like
  • Proactive versus reactive
  • Discuss what poor compliance looks like
  • The price of failure
  • Compliance with statutory requirements:
    • Fire safety
    • Asbestos
    • Lift maintenance
    • Disabled access
    • Electricity
    • Legionella
10:45 - 11:00

Morning Break

11:00 - 12:00

Effective Health and Safety Estate Management

  • Clarify roles and responsibilities in managing health and safety
  • Understand landlord and tenant responsibilities when it comes to estate management
  • Condition surveys and prioritisation of maintenance works
  • Providing a means of prioritising scarce resources to the most essential repairs or the highest priority premises
  • Learn how to focus on urgent repairs
  • Effectively manage building projects
  • The role of CDM and project management
  • Streamline backlog maintenance and to influence budget allocations for maintenance
12:00 - 13:15

Mitigating and Controlling Risk to Estate Health and Safety

  • Carry out assessments to reduce health and safety issues
  • Learn how to control and mitigate the risks to your staff and customers
  • Develop policies and procedures to improve wellbeing
  • Selecting and managing contractors
13:15 - 14:00

Lunch

14:00 - 16:00

Workshop: Carrying Out a Premises Compliance Audit (Flexible Afternoon Break)

In this workshop session, you will learn how to carry out a mock premises compliance audit and gain expert feedback from the trainer.

  • Utilise record keeping techniques to manage property records
  • Maintain property data to a higher standard
  • Learn how to monitor your health and safety compliance
  • Develop effective procedures to carry out a premise compliance audit
  • Design a checklist to help with the audit
  • Keep a detailed log book on all health and safety issues
  • Document your premises compliance
  • Gain the practical tools to carry out a premise audit
16:00 - 16:15

Feedback, Evaluation and Closing Remarks

Peter Phillips MCIEH CMIOSH

Premises Compliance Expert

Peter qualified as an Environmental Health Officer in 1980 and has been in continuous practice in that profession ever since,…

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America Square Conference Centre

1 America Square,
17 Crosswall,
London
EC3N 2LB

+44 (0)20 7706 7700

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Q: Can I make a provisional booking?

A: Unfortunately, we do not accept provisional bookings. Registrations are subject to our terms and conditions. View terms and conditions here

Q: Can I book without a purchase order number?

A: Yes. Simply email [email protected] after you have booked the course, with your Purchase Order Number. Please quote your order number and the course you are booked onto.

Q: Is lunch included?

A: Yes, a two-course hot buffet is served at lunch. Tea and coffee are served throughout the day.

Q: I have special dietary requirements, how can I request this?

A: Special dietary requirements can be catered for, please ensure you include this in the further information box when registering your place. If you have forgotten to add this, you can also send your requirements to [email protected] or call 0800 542 9440. Please let us know as soon as possible so we can ensure your needs are met.

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Q: I can no longer attend the course, can a colleague attend in my place?

A: Substitutions may be made at any time but must be made no later than 48 hours prior to the event. Please call 0800 542 9440 or email [email protected] with the replacement's details.

Q: What is your cancellation policy?

A: Cancellations must be received in writing 30 working days before the date of the event and will be subject to a £195+VAT administration fee. Cancellations received after this time will be subject to the full delegate fee.

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A: Yes, all our venues have the latest technology, offer full audio visual support and WI-FI.

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