Download useful resources

From Government documents to office posters, from media articles to social media toolkits – let’s spread the word, as well as access tools that will help you to build your own safety and compliance strategy and roadmap.

You can also find the ‘Choose to Challenge’ template to use on the Wall.

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Toolkits

Social Media Toolkit

A selection of banners for social media and your website – spread the word!

Office Toolkit

A3 and A4 posters for your office – spread the word!

Letter for MPs

Use this letter to ask your local MP to support the National Social Housing Safety & Compliance Week!

Resident Comms

Check out this suggested wording for your website and resident newsletters.

Members’ Day

Use this PowerPoint presentation when you are hosting your own event on Friday 11 March.

PDFs/Weblinks

ASCP 2022 Safety & Compliance Conference

THE social housing conference of the year! Learn, network with your peer group, be inspired and be entertained! Browse new product and service innovations in the Exhibition Hall.

ASCP Electrical Safety in Social Housing: Transformational Change

Written on behalf of ASCP members to highlight the complexity of their work and to support them in challenging the status quo.

ASCP Manifesto – Building a safer tomorrow, today: ASCP’s vision for UK social housing

Features 2021 Safety Week pledges, presentation summaries and the ASCP’s 7 key promises to support members and the sector.

Catastrophe The Podcast

A podcast about how we create disasters and why we don’t learn from them. Led by Gill Kernick, author of Catastrophe and Systemic Change: Learning from the Grenfell Tower.

How to Avoid Catastrophe

Most organisation failures are foreshadowed by near misses. Read about seven strategies that can help managers recognise and learn from near misses

Silencing Grenfell Residents

JMJ Master Consultant Gill Kernick, shares insights about the narratives used to silence individuals meaning critical information is not used in making key decisions.

‘It Won’t Happen to Me’

This is an episode of a number of toolbox talks by JMJ. This specific talk enables individuals to be actively responsible for their personal safety.

PIVs and their importance

CORGI’s Kevin Winship, a leading investigator of gas safety for the Grenfell Tower Inquiry, details some of the gas safety issues and the lessons that need to be learned.

DLUHC Guidance on Collaborative Procurement 

This DLUHC guidance supports clients and industry in adopting and implementing procurement practices that will deliver safer buildings.

BSI Publish PAS 9980:2022

Fire risk appraisal of external wall construction and cladding of existing blocks of flats – Code of practice’. January 2022

Fitness of homes for human habitation: guidance for landlords

The Welsh Government has made 5-year electrical safety checks in the social and private housing sectors mandatory. Read what you must do from 15 July 2022.

Sustained Collaboration

Read this HBR article about cracking the code for sustained collaboration. It details 6 tools for training people to work better together.

Managing for Health & Safety

One of the HSE’s most popular guides for those who need to put in place/oversee their organisation’s health and safety arrangements. It details the Plan, Do, Check, Act approach.

The Watermelon Effect

Are you avoiding the Watermelon effect? Or do your metrics appear green but dig deeper and they are in fact red. Take a read of this excellent ABB White Paper.

Social Housing Policy Paper

Actions the government will take to ensure that residents are safe, are listened to, live in good quality homes, and have access to redress when things go wrong

Building a Safer Future

Building a Safer Future Independent Review
of Building Regulations and Fire Safety: Final Report May 2018

The Times:
Shoddy Building Culture?

This is tough reading but goes some way to explain the current operating environment. Times subscription required (one month available free)

FSM Podcast

7 May 20201 Fire Safety Matters interview with Peter Baker, the newly appointed Chief Inspector of Buildings at the HSE.

Building safety

Sets out the government’s plans to introduce planning gateway one, delivering one of Dame Judith Hackitt’s recommendations.

Construction Sector
Culture Change

Industry Safety Steering Group report on how the construction industry is delivering the culture change to support greater building safety.

RGE DSEAR Article

Gas Safe Register’s Technical Team look at the requirements of DSEAR and how they may affect you.

Installer DSEAR Article

Read the crucial aspects that both employers and employees should take into consideration.

Psychological Safety Podcast

Listen to this JMJ podcast that details four key psychological safety practices for leaders to create a safe environment.

JMJ Case Study

What lessons can we learn from other sectors? This case study details transforming safety leadership and performance in a high hazard industry.

HSE High Rise Residential Buildings

High Rise Residential Buildings: Preliminary Serious Incident Scenarios and Potential Control Measures.

Presentations

Spread the Word!

Use this presentation within your organisation to explain the National Social Housing Safety & Compliance Week.