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UPDATE ON THE BUILDING SAFETY BILL

Posted on December 23, 2021at 2:34 pm

The draft Building Safety Bill (BSB) is currently passing through the legislative legal processes before becoming UK law towards the end of 2022. This update provides Keelagher Okey Klein’s considered opinion of the present position and further detailed updates will be provided when they become known. It is important to remember that the BSB does […]

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Why Choose KOK as Principal Designer?

Posted on January 13, 2021at 10:07 am

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (CDM Regulations) are intended to ensure that health and safety issues are properly considered during a project’s development so that the risk of harm to those who have to build, use and maintain structures is reduced so far as is reasonably practicable. They were introduced in 1994 and revised […]

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Covid-19: Setting up and operating a safe construction site

Posted on November 19, 2020at 11:20 am

As part of KOK’s ongoing assistance to Clients and Contractors during the Coronavirus pandemic we are pleased to announce Russell Worton is the first of our Senior Consultants to obtain the CITB Site Safety Plus qualification “Covid-19: Setting up and operating a safe construction site”. This qualification supports KOK’s quality assured site safety auditing systems […]

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RIDDOR Reporting of Covid-19

Posted on April 20, 2020at 3:28 pm

Good afternoon all, Further to our recent KOK Tech news update on COVID-19 and RIDDOR, the HSE has issued the following update via their Newsletter. You must only make a report under RIDDOR, relating to coronavirus, when: an unintended incident at work has led to someone’s possible or actual exposure to coronavirus. This must be reported […]

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Secretary of State thanks the construction industry

Posted on April 16, 2020at 1:53 pm

Further to receipt of a communication from Her Majesty’s Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, thanking the Construction Industry for “delivering for our Nation through this difficult time”, and offering clarity  in respect of the effect of Government guidance on the Construction Industry, please see the below link to the letter issued […]

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Professional Services Framework 2020

Posted on February 05, 2020at 12:37 pm

We are on major local frameworks such as Manchester City Council CAPPS and national Frameworks such as NHS Shared Business Services for Lot 4 – QS, Lot 6 – PD, Lot 7 – Building Surveying and Lot 8 – H&S Services. We have also just won a place on the PAGABO Framework for Professional Services […]

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