Approved Document B


Review of building regulations and fire safety an “important step”, says IOSH

Dame Judith Hackitt’s independent review of building regulations and fire safety is an ‘important step’ towards stopping tragedies like Grenfell Tower, the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) has claimed. Read More

Are UK building regulations fit for purpose? FSF launches Approved Document B survey

The survey findings will form the basis of a submission to the DCLG to help those responsible for making sure building regulations and Approved Document B are as effective as possible. Read More

FSF renews calls for revision of Approved Document B

The Fire Sector Federation is ratcheting up its long-running campaign for a review of Approved Document B to the building […] Read More

Fire Safety Order: lack of clarity over responsible person is impeding prosecutions, says BWF-Certifire manifesto

The manifesto also calls for revisions to Approved Document B and for fire door training to become a standard part of training and competency frameworks in the construction industry. Read More

Call for Mandatory Sprinklers By the ABI’s James Dalton Underlined by Cafe Nero Warehouse Fire

The government has been urged to make sprinklers mandatory in care homes and schools by one of the insurance industry’s most senior figures. Read More

Approved Document B is Long Overdue an Overhaul, Say 92% of FSF Members

The Building Regulations and its guidance in Approved Document B have not been subject to an in-depth review since 2006. Read More

New Approved Document B out for comment

[ Measures to to ensure that information on the fire safety design of a building is passed on to the […] Read More



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