Avoiding liability during COVID-19: How to maintain Safety Measures and Emergency Planning Compliance during building vacancy or inactivity
Author | Kieran Balmaceda The rapid acceleration of COVID-19 as a point of global concern has caused an equally sharp rise in popularity, and necessity, for Work from Home arrangements in order for employers to maintain employee health and safety. The flow on effect of…
Minimising risk across your buildings through scheduled servicing and accreditation: Know your responsibilities
Author and editor – Kieran Balmaceda Technical Advisory – Lee Wren Consider the following: How confident are you in the reliability and readiness of your building’s fire safety systems? What happens if or when there is a fire? Is your contractor reliable? Can you be…
Understanding the Victorian Cladding Rectification Levy
Author – Kieran Balmaceda Following the past few years of investigation and assessment into non-compliant and potentially flammable cladding products in our buildings, most states are now beginning the process of addressing buildings deemed “unsafe” through their respective remediation programs. State Governments continue to discuss…
Australia’s Cladding Landscape: 2019 review and 2020 forecast
2019 has been a year of rising concern against relatively steady but modest progress, as Government and Industry seek to deal with the issues surrounding the use of non-conforming and unsafe building materials, particularly combustible Aluminium Composite Panels (ACPs) Concerns this year have also included…
Emma Hendry receives global recognition at this year’s Women in PropTech Awards
The Women in PropTech organisation “is built to inspire the success of next-generation female leaders interested in the future of the built environment.”
During the awards night, led by founder Nikki Greenberg, the global organisation awarded Ms. Hendry across two categories; “Think Different” and “Champions & Mentors”, recognising her work in innovating within the building and construction industry and equally for her stance as a mentor to aspiring women in business and frequent speaker and program leader on matters of diversity, inclusivity and equality.
Bring your Risk and Compliance obligations together with an Integrated Approach
Choosing a provider that can deliver a holistic understanding of overall risk is paramount in streamlining key attributes to ensure necessary frameworks, assessment, response, reporting and monitoring are easier to manage.
Buildings will no longer perform without PropTech, here’s what you should know
Author: Emma Hendry Sub-Author/Editor: Kieran Balmaceda When is the ideal time to consider PropTech? Now. We are now at a point where the technology is here and readily available, and will impact every owner, operator and user of the built-environment. The rate…
Bulletin: Two weeks remain for QLD Building owners to complete Stage 3 of the Combustible Cladding Checklist
Two weeks remain for building owners in Queensland to complete part 3 of the Safer Buildings Combustible Cladding Checklist.
Property Technology & the value of Integration: Know the five Cs
Authors: Emma Hendry & Kieran Balmaceda The average business utilises around fifty different tech products each day. Information has to bounce from mobiles to laptops to software, not to mention stakeholders and decision makers. For most, these are seldom connected or directly compatible with one…
Why you should consider digitised and immersive solutions to deliver training and inductions.
If you oversee large development projects or manage a property portfolio, or any stage between, you have a responsibility to make sure everyone on site is effectively trained and able to work safely. They could be your own staff, occupants or contractors visiting your site.
What you’re looking for is a way to deliver training that’s high quality, costs less and where trainees genuinely retain information for the long-term.
With the emergence of digital and immersive training platforms, this is now possible.