Workplace Report March 2021

Health & safety - HSE Monitor

HSE announces new chief inspector of buildings

The HSE has appointed its current director of building safety and construction, Peter Baker, as chief inspector of buildings, to establish and lead the new Building Safety Regulator (BSR). The government asked the HSE to establish the new body in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire and following recommendations in Dame Judith Hackitt’s Building a Safer Future independent review.