What to be aware of?
The BSA applies to almost everyone involved in developing, designing, building and managing property, with great emphasis placed on buildings defined as ‘higher-risk’. The BSA will bring about a seismic shift and complete overhaul for other construction related matters.
It is an all-encompassing act and seeks to leverage on existing regulatory structures. By way of example, it relies on the existing health and safety structure under the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 to implement new responsibilities within a regime that is focused on raising standards and designed to ensure compliance with building regulations requirements.
We will unpick the lengthy Act and focus on the key points you need to be aware of ensuring you are prepared and aware.