Building Safety Regulator (BSR)

Webinar Series

BSR webinars

Welcome to Building Safety Regulator – webinar series

The Building Safety Regulator and partners bring you a series of webinars, designed to educate and inform stakeholders and dutyholders involved in the wider built environment. They are your gateway to a world of knowledge and expertise, dedicated to advancing building safety.

The webinars will provide you with:

Expert insights -  feature leading experts from BSR and industry who will share their knowledge, experiences and insights, helping you stay ahead of the changes.

Accessible anytime, anywhere -  accessible online, allowing you to participate from the comfort of your home or office, at a time that suits your schedule.

Act now - understand the regulatory changes and what you need to do as a duty holder

Join us on our mission to elevate building safety standards and drive positive change in the industry.
Together, we can work to make sure residents are safe and feel safe in their homes.

 


Forthcoming webinars

 

Building Assessment Certification - Application and Assessment Process

11am – 1pm
Tuesday 26th March 2024

Under the Building Safety Act 2022, Principal Accountable Persons (PAPs) for occupied residential buildings that are 7+ storeys / 18m+ in height will have to apply for a Building Assessment Certificate (BAC) in due course.

This webinar will recap the main duties under the Act before looking in detail at the different parts of an application for a BAC and the process of application and assessment.

Topics include:

  • Recap of main duties
  • BAC application – when and how
  • BAC application – what to submit
    • Safety case report
    • Resident’s engagement strategy
    • Information about the mandatory occurrence reporting system
    • S.89 declaration
  • Assessing the application
    • Who and how
    • Overview of what BSR, fire and structural assessors will be looking for
    • Further information or other interventions
  • Proportionality – both as dutyholders and from BSR
  • Outcome of the assessment


There will also be time for delegate questions.

Register here.
 


On demand webinars
 

Building Assessment Certification – Overview of all three parts:
Mandatory reporting, safety cases & resident engagement

10am - 12noon
Friday 29th September 2023

Part 4 of the Building Safety Act 2022 identifies new duties and new dutyholders for managing occupied residential buildings with 7+ storeys / 18m+ in height. All Principal Accountable Persons will have to apply for a Building Assessment Certificate in due course. This webinar will familiarise delegates with the main duties under the act as well as providing an overview of the requirements for applying for a Building Assessment Certificate and how BSR will assess applications. Specifically, we will cover:

  • Scope of Part 4, dutyholders and key duties
  • Proportionality – both as dutyholders and from BSR
  • Safety case reports – a summary of the wider safety case that demonstrates you have taken “all reasonable steps” – format and content
  • Residents’ engagement strategies – what they are and why they matter
  • Mandatory occurrence reporting system
  • Building assessment certificates – what they are, how and when to apply, how they will be assessed


There will also be lots of time for delegate questions – if there are questions we can’t answer on the day, we will take them away and find the answers.

To watch this as video on demand, register here.
 


 

Register of Building Control Approvers

10am - 12noon
Monday 30th October 2023

The webinar will be hosted by Ged Cooper,  Head of Building Control Professional Standards & Sandra Ashcroft, Head of Operational Policy.

This is an excellent opportunity for participants to gain a deeper understanding of how the Building Control profession will be regulated beyond April 2024.

  • The background and purpose of regulating the profession
  • Registers have opened for RBIs and RBCA applications.
  • What this means for individuals working in Building Control
  • What this means for Local Authority Building Control functions and Registered Building Control Approvers
  • What we expect of Building Control Bodies.
  • How we will support Building Control.
  • How we will  regulate, our approach to identifying  risk and priority following the principals of good regulation
  • Audit, investigation, enforcement and sanctions.
     

​You will also be able to put your questions about regulation of the profession to Sandra and Ged

To watch this as video on demand, register here.
 


 

Planning Gateway One – Everything you need to know and do

11am - 1pm
Wednesday 1st November 2023

The webinar will be hosted by Mark Wilson, HSE’s Operational Lead for Policy and Planning Gateway One (PGO).

This is an excellent opportunity for participants to gain a deeper understanding of the PGO process, including how fire safety in tall residential buildings can be considered early in the design process – resulting in better schemes which fully integrate thinking on fire safety. Specifically, we will cover:

  • The background and purpose of Planning Gateway One.
  • How we assess fire safety in planning applications.
  • The scope and nature of the advice we provide to local planning authorities.
  • Our approach to performance-based design.
  • Common design issues and case studies.
  • Information about how to access our pre-application service and our guidance on the planning Portal website.


You will also be able to put your questions about PGO to Mark in the Q&A session.

Who should attend?

  • Local Authorities Planning Teams
  • Fire Engineers
  • Design and Access Specialists
  • Construction and Architects
  • Developers - Design and Technical


To watch this as video on demand, register here.
 


 

Building Assessment Certification – Overview of all three parts:
Mandatory reporting, safety cases & resident engagement

11am - 1pm
Wednesday 15th November 2023

Part 4 of the Building Safety Act 2022 identifies new duties and new dutyholders for managing occupied residential buildings with 7+ storeys / 18m+ in height. All Principal Accountable Persons will have to apply for a Building Assessment Certificate in due course. This webinar will familiarise delegates with the main duties under the act as well as providing an overview of the requirements for applying for a Building Assessment Certificate and how BSR will assess applications. Specifically, we will cover:

  • Scope of Part 4, dutyholders and key duties
  • Proportionality – both as dutyholders and from BSR
  • Safety case reports – a summary of the wider safety case that demonstrates you have taken “all reasonable steps” – format and content
  • Residents’ engagement strategies – what they are and why they matter
  • Mandatory occurrence reporting system
  • Building assessment certificates – what they are, how and when to apply, how they will be assessed


There will also be lots of time for delegate questions – if there are questions we can’t answer on the day, we will take them away and find the answers.
 

To watch this as video on demand, register here.
 


 

Regulation of the profession – Registered Building Inspectors

2.30pm - 4.30pm
Friday 17th November 2023


The webinar will be hosted by Ged Cooper, Head of Building Control Professional Standards & Sandra Ashcroft, Head of Operational Policy.

This is an excellent opportunity for participants to gain a deeper understanding of how the building control profession will be regulated beyond April 2024.

  • Welcoming the regulated building control profession
  • How BSR will regulate the profession
  • Charges
  • Developing the profession
  • Q&A


To watch this as video on demand, register here.

 


 

The New High Rise Buildings Regime – Design and Construction - Fundamentals for Designers and Contractors

10am - 12pm
Wednesday 10th January 2024

This webinar provides an opportunity to engage directly with the Building Safety Regulator (BSR) and the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) as they summarise the new HRB regime, with specific focus on the design and construction phase and explore fundamentals for designers and contractors

Chaired by Lindsay McGibbon, CLC Regulatory Clarity lead for Building Safety, we will be joined by Andrew Moore, Head of Operations Planning and Building Control and Neil Hope-Collins, Operational Policy Lead for HRB Building Control Authority from the BSR and CLC Building Safety Regulatory Clarity workstream member David McCullogh in an online event that will allow you to hear directly about the new regime and practical application, as well as providing you the opportunity to ask your questions.

To watch this as video on demand, register here.

 


 

Building Assessment Certification - webinar for RMCs, RTMs and commonhold PAPs

5pm – 7pm
Wednesday 21st February 2024

This webinar is specifically for those who have identified themselves as RMC, RTM or commonhold when registering their building.

Part 4 of the Building Safety Act 2022 identifies new duties and new dutyholders for managing occupied residential buildings with 7+ storeys / 18m+ in height.

The virtual event will help familiarise you with the main duties under the act as well as providing an overview of the requirements for applying for a Building Assessment Certificate and how BSR will assess applications. There will be an opportunity to ask your questions.

If there are any particular topics or questions you would like to raise before the webinar you may do so through the portal once you are registered.

To watch this as video on demand, register here.

 


 

Register

To register for a webinar for the first time, please select it from the choices below. If you would like register for more than one webinar at a time, you may select additional webinars from the registration page.

You will be asked to provide your name and contact details, so that we may provide you with further information on how to access the webinar.

If you have registered for BSR webinars or surgeries before, you will need to login to add your new webinar selection using My Tickets.

Contact us

If you would like to speak to a member of the events team regarding the webinars,
please contact using the details below.

Further information about the Building Safety Regulator is available from the
Government campaigns website.

01772 767792 / bsrevents@glasgows.co.uk

Please register to receive our BSR e-Bulletin which will provide information and updates on future webinars.

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