Building Services Legislation

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3 days
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Course description

Building Services Legislation

Do you understand your responsibilities under CDM 2015? Do you know which legislation gives requirements for legionella risk assessments?

A whole raft of legislation affects the design, installation, and operation of building services. Each piece of legislation has its own guidance documents and enforcement mechanisms. Understanding how these apply to your project or building can be difficult. This building services legislation course aims to demystify the process.

This training course on building services legislation focuses on legislation applicable in England.

What you will learn:

  • an understanding of the various pieces of legislation that affects building services.
  • explain the enforcement mechanisms.
  • demonstrate using practical examples of how legislation is applied in real life.
  • highlight recent and forthcoming changes to legislation.
  • provide sources of further information such as websites, books, and journal articles

Suitability - Who should attend?

Target Audience

This course is suitable for designers, installers, building owners or facilities managers who need an understanding of what they should be doing to comply with the law.

Admission Requirements


Training Course Content

The following legislation is covered:

  • Building Regulations
  • Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order
  • Equality Act (in the context of adjustments to buildings to accommodate disabilities)
  • Health & Safety at Work Act
  • Electricity at Work Regulations
  • Energy Performance Regulations (energy performance certificates, display energy certificates and air conditioning inspections)
  • F-Gas Regulations
  • Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations
  • Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations
  • Control of Asbestos Regulations
  • Construction (Design & Management) Regulations (CDM)
  • Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER)
  • Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER)
  • Legionella (which is covered by COSHH and other regulations)
  • Pressure Equipment Regulations and Pressure Systems Safety Regulations

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