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Letter from Building Standards Division re Fire Tests on Doors

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The UK Government’s Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has been undertaking a series of tests of the performance of fire doors against the performance standards set out in Table B1 of Appendix B of Approved Document B (Fire Safety). Fire doors have been tested from 6 suppliers. Regrettably doors supplied by 5 of these firms have failed fire tests.The Scottish Government’s Building Standards Division (BSD) is working closely with MHCLG. This letter explains the background to this matter.

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Building Standards Surveyors, Everyone, Members Guidance, Technical guides, External publications, Building Standards Senior Managers

Final Synopsis Report re Survey 3 – Training Needs and Analysis 170418

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LABSS felt it was imperative to gain as much information as possible of current resources, knowledge and experience that exists within Local Authority Building Standards to ensure that the service within Scotland can work effectively in the continuing changing landscape. This information would enable LABSS to plan training pathways from entry through to professional level for building standards staff with the aim of ensuring appropriate and sufficient knowledge at each level. This information gathering was undertaken by LABSS in the form of surveys aimed at both the Local Authority Building Standard Managers to gather resource information (Survey 2) and to every building standards professional staff member in Scotland to gather training needs and current expertise (Survey 3).

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Building Standards Surveyors, Members, Members Guidance, Building Standards Senior Managers, Members archive

Final Survey 2 -Resources - Synopsis Report

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As we move forward within the business constraints and opportunities of the Operating and Performance Frameworks it is important that we understand the current resources which exist within Local Authority Building Standards.

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Building Standards Surveyors, Members, Members Guidance, Building Standards Senior Managers, Members archive

Report of the Review Panel on Building Standards Compliance and Enforcement June 2018

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This report has been prepared by the Chair of the Panel undertaking the Review of Building Standards Compliance and Enforcement in Scotland. It provides a brief description of the issues that gave rise to this review and presents a synopsis of those aspects of the current system which the Panel considered required improvement together with a series of suggestions or proposals as to how these issues could be addressed.

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Building Standards Surveyors, Everyone, Members Guidance, External publications, Building Standards Senior Managers

LABSS AGM AND CONFERENCE 2018 - SPEAKERS PRESENTATIONS - COLIN HIRD BSD

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The attachment contains the full presentation given by Colin Hird

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Building Standards Surveyors, Members, Members Guidance, Building Standards Senior Managers, Technical articles

LABSS AGM AND CONFERENCE 2018 - SPEAKERS PRESENTATIONS - ALAN McAULAY LABSS

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The attachment contains the full presentation given by Alan McAulay

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Building Standards Surveyors, Members, Members Guidance, Building Standards Senior Managers, Technical articles

LABSS AGM AND CONFERENCE 2018 - SPEAKERS PRESENTATIONS - DAVE LATTO SFRS

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The attachment contains the full presentation given by Dave Latto

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Building Standards Surveyors, Members, Members Guidance, Building Standards Senior Managers, Technical articles

LABSS AGM AND CONFERENCE 2018 - SPEAKERS PRESENTATIONS - JIM MCGONIGAL ASTUTE FIRE

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The attachment contains the full presentation given by Jim McGonigal

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Building Standards Surveyors, Members, Members Guidance, Building Standards Senior Managers, Technical articles

LABSS AGM AND CONFERENCE 2018 - SPEAKERS PRESENTATIONS - LORNA STIMPSON LABC

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The attachment contains the full presentation given by Lorna Stimpson

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Building Standards Surveyors, Members, Members Guidance, External publications, Building Standards Senior Managers

COMMUNICATIONS STRATEGY REPORT AND FINDINGS - SURVEY FINDINGS

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For full report and synopsis of findings follow the links here of the ​Survey Findings

The report and its recommendations look at communications in relation to the business plan and consider succession planning. The most important reason, of course, to consider new ways of operating is to recognise that we rely on staff to: carry out our missions,; provide services, and meet our organisation's goals.

We need to think about what would happen to those services or our ability to fulfil our mission if a key staff member left.

We need to have a system in place which is: current; meets the needs of the members and customers, and is functional and easily transferable to those coming up and carrying on the objectives of LABSS.

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Building Standards Surveyors, Members, Members Guidance, Building Standards Senior Managers

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