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The Public Sector is responsible for a large and varied property portfolio, therefore having robust procedures in place to comply with statutory building 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 to health and safety 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 are compliant with health and safety regulations.

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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, 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, ...

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Learning Outcomes

  • Gain the latest update on health and safety regulations
  • Ensure your health and safety procedures are fully compliant with the statutory areas: fire safety, asbestos, lift maintenance, and disabled access
  • Develop your health and safety management skills
  • Test your knowledge by carrying out a mock premises compliance audit
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09:15 - 09:45


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
  • 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 - 13:00

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
13:00 - 14:00


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


America Square Conference Centre

1 America Square, 17 Crosswall, , London , EC3N 2LB