NLA Safer Homes Course
Stay alert to your legal obligations for letting properties, whilst looking beyond just the bricks and mortar. There are essential legal obligations which if not met, can have a detrimental effect on the health and safety of any occupants and visitors which can also lead to your prosecution.
Providing a safer home and undertaking repairs of your property is important as this can lead to legal action if you do not, but even if your property is in good condition could it still be hiding any hazards or ability to cause ill health? It is therefore essential to create a safe and healthy environment for your tenants and their visitors.
Our one-day course will assist landlords and property managers meet their legal obligations of providing a safer home to their tenants. Our team of trainers’ expertise will look at legal obligations, good practice and case study examples of where things have gone wrong. Rather than just focusing on the construction of a property, this course examines the risks involved in every aspect of the property that can relate to your tenant.
Our course programme includes:
- The Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS)
- Gas safety and carbon monoxide
- Fire safety
- Electrical safety of fixed installations and portable appliances
- Working at height
- Glazing and windows
- Condensation and mould
- Asbestos management
- Water supply and control of legionella
- Safety notices and product recalls
- Construction (design and management) responsibilities
- Case studies and videos