20 Questions that should be answered quickly in the light of the Grenfell Disaster
(originally posted on twitter on 16th June 2017 by our MD Geoff Wilkinson @geoffwilkinson)
1: Can we see the Architects plans & specifications?
2: Were these approved?
3: Were the fire service consulted?
4: Can we see a copy of the consultation respons?
5: How many site inspections were made?
6: Can we see records of those inspections?
7: Were the approved materials used or was there a "value engineering exercise"?
8: Did the contractor rely only on the minimum statutory inspections or did they employ their own clerk of works to inspect?
10: Was the fire risk assessment updated as a result of the works?
11: Can we see a copy of the fire risk assessment?
12: What recommendations did the fire risk assessor make?
13: Were those recommendations acted upon?
14: Was any further work (e.g. Gas main) carried out after the building control sign off?
15: If so did that work require approval?
16: When was the last fire risk assessment carried out?
17: When were fire doors last checked?
18: When were emergency lights last tested?
19: When were smoke control systems last tested?
20: Can a sample of the cladding be taken off and tested urgently and publicly?
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