safety

February 12, 2020

Fire-safety chief: Whistle-blowers should be able to report potential building flaws

Whistle-blowers should be able to report potential building flaws to the government’s new building-safety regulator, the head of a leading fire-safety body has said. Fire Sector Federation executive officer Dennis Davis told Construction News that workers should be able to report concerns to the new regulator without fear of retribution. The new watchdog, which was partially detailed by housing secretary Robert Jenrick last month, will enforce more stringent regulations for higher-risk buildings. Dame Judith Hackitt will oversee the creation of […]