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Health and Safety for Residential Property Managers, 1st edition

Health and Safety for Residential Property Managers, 1st edition

This guidance note sets out practical guidance around the health and safety management of most types and configurations of residential properties.

It aims to assist those responsible to be able to ensure, at all times, that the properties and, if appropriate, the facility management services delivered meet all statutory obligations (note that you will need to check legal requirements in each relevant jurisdiction), as well as good practice in regard to health, safety and environmental matters.

The guidance note includes:

  • General arrangements
  • Assessment of health, safety and environmental risks
  • The management and reporting of accidents in the UK
  • Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS)
  • Sales and acquisitions
  • Letting agents
  • Lettings property management
  • Houses in multiple occupation (HMO) and selective licensing
  • Estate/block management (including retirement housing)
  • Build to rent
  • Contractor management
  • Guidance by topic
  • Glossary
  • Sources of further information