Understand the Building Safety Act with MyDek’s Exclusive New CPD

The last few years have been significant for the construction industry. There have been some important changes, due to the implementation of the Building Safety Act. This landmark law will revolutionise the construction industry in the UK and pledges to ensure that every resident can have confidence in the quality that their home has been built to. The various changes contained in the Act completely transform the way projects are planned, executed, and maintained, making the industry more accountable and ensuring transparency at every stage of the construction process. Essentially, the Building Safety Act is all about being responsible and accountable, with the goal of making sure that buildings are safe for residents and the community at large, right from the design stage and throughout the life cycle of the building.

Why Does the Building Safety Act Matter?

The Building Safety Act is based on the recommendations put forward in the Hackitt report, commissioned by the government, which published the findings of the independent review into the Grenfell Tower fire that focused on the building regulations and fire safety following the tragedy. Driven by a strong desire to ensure the safety and well-being of building occupants, this new legislation introduces stringent requirements and clear accountability for all those involved in the construction process, setting a new standard for safety and responsibility in the industry. 

However, implementing such significant changes comes with its own set of challenges. The intricacies of the Act, from its regulatory bodies to its strict requirements throughout the construction life cycle, can be overwhelming. 

According to the new regime, starting 6 April, all new residential buildings over 18 metres must clear the Building Safety Regulator’s “gateway two” before construction, with 254 applications already assessed under a transitional regime. However, it was found that the majority of these higher-risk building applications were considered “not valid” due to incomplete information provided by the applicants, which failed to demonstrate their understanding of the work they were proposing.

That’s where our team of experts at MyDek can help. We can guide you through the various requirements of the Building Safety Act.

About MyDek’s Team 

Since MyDek was founded in 2019, we’ve been at the forefront of promoting safety and innovation in construction. Our team comprises seasoned experts who have navigated the complexities of construction regulations and who advocated for safer building practices even before the Building Safety Act came into effect. With a history of excellence and a commitment to staying ahead of industry standards, we’re uniquely positioned to help you understand and adapt to these new regulations.

Our CPD on Navigating the Building Safety Act

To help you and your team understand the requirements of the Building Safety Act, our team has designed a special CPD on ‘Navigating the Building Safety Act’. This CPD demystifies the introduced changes and how the regulations apply to your upcoming projects. Our CPD offers invaluable insights into:

  • the background of the Building Safety Act and why it came into force
  • the new bodies, responsibilities and systems introduced by the Building Safety Act
  • what is required for each of the 3 Gateways of the Building Safety Act
  • how to maintain a Golden Thread of information for your project
  • opportunities and benefits for the construction industry.

By the end of our CPD, you’ll not only grasp the essentials of the Building Safety Act but also know how to leverage its requirements to your advantage, ensuring that your projects are compliant, safe, and successful.

Join Us in Leading the Way to a Safer Future

The Building Safety Act represents a pivotal moment in our industry’s evolution, one that demands attention, understanding, and action. By participating in our CPD, you’re not only learning how to stay compliant; you’re becoming part of the movement towards safer, more accountable construction practices.

Don’t let the complexities of the Building Safety Act slow you down. Let MyDek be your guide to navigating these changes confidently and competently. Sign up for our CPD today and join us in setting a new standard for building safety.

Together, we can build a safer future.