The public sector is responsible for a large and varied property portfolio, with a mix of staff working on-site and remotely.

Therefore having robust procedures in place to comply with statutory building responsibilities is crucial to effective health and safety.

Attend Our Effective Premises Compliance Audits 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.

Leave the day with the necessary skills to avoid fines, legal and regulatory action. Gain the confidence that you and your organisation are compliant with the necessary health and safety regulation.

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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
All the Understanding ModernGov courses are Continuing Professional Development (CPD) certified, with signed certificates available upon request for event.

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0800 542 9414
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09:15 - 09:45


09:45 - 10:00

Trainer's Welcome and Clarification of Learning Objectives

10:00 - 10:30

Premises Compliance: Health and Safety Basis

  • Landlord and tenant duties
  • The concept of joint liability
  • Compliance with statutory requirements
  • Establish what good compliance looks like
  • The relationship between risk assessment and good audit practice
  • Gain a brief insight into relevant health and safety legislation – including the most up to date COVID-19 guidelines and regulations
10:30 - 11:15

The ‘New Normal’: Working Safely During Coronavirus

  • Identifying who is potentially at risk
  • Controlling or removing the risk of the virus
  • COVID-19 risk assessments and what to include
  • Identifying situations or activities could increase the transmission of the virus
11:15 - 11:30


11:30 - 12:15

Workshop: Effective Health and Safety Management

In this session delegates will explore what is expected to create a safe and protected environment during the COVID-19 outbreak.

  • Cleaning rotas
  • One-way systems
  • Social distancing measures
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Additional handwashing facilities
  • Creating a culture of personal awareness during COVID-19
12:15 - 13:00

Workshop: Selecting and Managing Contractors

In this interactive session, learn how to select and manage your contractors.

  • Where and When
  • Providing clear guidelines to those who need to implement cleaning and hygiene measures
  • Ensuring responsibilities are clear between different bodies including tenants and landlords
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

  • Document your premises compliance
  • Maintain property data to a higher standard
  • Keep a detailed logbook on all health and safety issues
  • Learn how to monitor your health and safety compliance
  • Utilise record-keeping techniques to manage property records
  • Develop effective procedures to carry out a premise compliance audit
  • Implementing practical measures to stop and prevent the transmission of COVID-19 in the workplace
  • Looking at the future of COVID related regulations and what this means for health and safety going forward
  • Understanding what has worked well and what not so well from the adaptation of working practice since COVID-19
16:00 - 16:15

Round Up and Key Takeaways


Central Government & Agencies

Delegate Price
£495 + VAT

Local Government, Housing, Education & Health

Delegate Price
£445 + VAT


Delegate Price
£445 + VAT

Private Sector

Delegate Price
£595 + VAT


Central London