Building Safety Act Accountable Person – UK

  • 11 topics | 40m 1s
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In the United Kingdom there are thousands of high-rise buildings, which house several thousand residents. The Building Safety Act 2022 was designed to ensure that there is accountability during all stages of the building process as well as to ensure that building safety is the most important factor to developers and contractors. In this course, you will learn about some of the specific details contained in the Act as well as the role of the Building Safety Regulator and other parties such as responsible and accountable persons. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by New Level Safety Limited, a professional services company specializing in corporate health and safety management. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.


  • recognise the key features of the Building Safety Act 2022
  • identify the dutyholders responsible for safe buildings
  • identify key features of the Building Safety Act 2022 and dutyholder responsibilities
  • identify the key role of an identified accountable person
  • recognise the competency levels specified by PAS 8673
  • recognise the role of an accountable person and the competency levels of PAS 8673
  • identify the information in the golden thread for buildings at different stages of occupation
  • identify the three main functions of the BSR
  • identify key aspects of the golden thread of information and the role of the BSR
  • recognise the key aspect of each gateway
  • identify the key purpose of mandatory occurrence reporting
  • Identify the reasons for using gateways and mandatory occurrence reporting


  • The Building Safety Act 2022
  • Knowledge Check: Building Safety Act 2022
  • Accountable Persons
  • Publicly Available Specification (PAS) 8673
  • Knowledge Check: Competency Levels
  • The Golden Thread
  • The Role of the Building Safety Regulator (BSR)
  • Knowledge Check: The Golden Thread and the BSR
  • Gateways
  • Mandatory Occurrence Reporting
  • Knowledge Check: Gateways and Incident Reporting