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From Government documents to office posters, from media articles to social media toolkits – let’s spread the word, as well as accessing tools that will help you to build your own safety and compliance strategy and roadmap. Check back often – we will be updating resources frequently.

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Presentations from the Week

Gill Kernick Presentation

21 June 2021: Key reflections from the author of ‘Catastrophe and Systemic Change: Learning from the Grenfell Tower Fire and Other Disasters’

Coaching Session

22 June 2021: A coaching session: Be Empowered to Make Safety Everyone’s Business with Professional Coach, Stephanie Smith.

Access Session

23 June 2021: Forum: Compliance Access Best Practice Group
Facilitated by Claire Heyes, CEO ASCP.

Compliance Session

24 June 2021: What Board Members Need to Know – Compliance and the big 6 highlights.
Slides coming soon!

Data Session

24 June 2021: Data – the Good, the Bad and the Ugly! Presentation by Newport City Homes.

Resident Engagement

25 June 2021: A case study: Together with Tenants – improving accountability. Presented by Connexus Group.

Grenfell Video

A message from Grenfell United to the National Social Housing Safety & Compliance Week.

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.

PDFs/Weblinks

NEW: Masterclass in Safety Culture & Leadership

Features retired Nasa Astronaut – Jim Wetherbee! Build robust safety cultures that are resilient to low probability, high consequence events such as the Grenfell Tower Fire.

Fire Safety in Flats

Government Guidance: How to ensure fire safety in purpose-built blocks of flats and practical advice on assessing risk and managing fire safety in such buildings.

LFB Preliminary Report

London Fire Brigade preliminary report into a fire on 7 May 2021 at New Providence Wharf, London. This fire started in a small cupboard, in a flat on the eighth floor.

Safety Principle

HSE issued a safety alert regarding a failed marine loading arm. Investigation revealed concerns that not all components were being suitably inspected and maintained.

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.

Sustained Collaboration

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

Grenfell Podcast

In this BBS Sounds Podcast we hear from the H&S Manager managing the block. Essential listening for those involved in managing or advising on safety matters.

Safety of Engineers

The safety of engineers is important. Worcester Bosch promote a simple fan test that helps engineers prove they have tested their boilers correctly.

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.

Skills Shortage

Read this article by Andy Reakes from ECS detailing a few of the topics related to the electrician skills shortage.

Presentations

Spread the Word!

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

Become an ASCP Member!

There are many benefits associated with becoming an ASCP member! Take a look at this brief presentation

Media Coverage

Press Release

Take a read of the National Housing Safety & Compliance Week press release to understand more about the Week.

Electrical Times

Read the coverage in the Electrical Times published 8 June 2021

H & S International

Read the coverage in Health & Safety Internationa; published 2 June 2021

Installer

Read the coverage in Installer Online published 2 June 2021

HA Magazine

Read coverage in the Housing Association Magazine, published 26 May 21

Events

Calendar of Events

Take a look at the series of events running throughout the National Social Housing Safety & Compliance Week 2021

ASCP 2021 Conference

Be inspired, learn, network. Expert speakers. Women in Compliance session, 60 exhibitors, breakout sessions. Book now!