New Building Safety Wiki: A knowledge hub for fire safety

By: Liz Male

A new online centre for building safety information has been launched this month.

Building Safety Wiki

Free to use, this comprehensive resource aims to increase awareness of fire and life safety issues in the planning, commissioning, design, construction, surveying, maintenance, and management of buildings in the UK.

Published in advance of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry final report and recommendations, the Building Safety Wiki – sponsored by LMC and Enframe Consulting – aims to help share vital knowledge and information regarding the new building safety regime in the UK, including the Building Safety Act 2022 and fire safety legislation.

What can I find on the Building Safety Wiki?

You can find regular news, updates, guidance, factual articles, and expert insights on fire and building safety from a wide range of authoritative sources, all in one place.

Much of the content is drawn from articles published in the long-established Designing Buildings Wiki, which already has more than 7 million users a year. That content, built up for more than 10 years, will be updated and added to on an ongoing basis.

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How does it work and can I contribute?

Users can easily find relevant information for their projects or disciplines by using the Wiki’s search bar or quick links to jump straight to the biggest topics.

Anyone is welcome to contribute their knowledge and expertise to the Wiki, free of charge. This includes adding or editing articles to fill any important information gaps. Make sure you tick the ‘Building Safety’ box when you submit the article to ensure your content appears in the correct place.

Wiki Research

Get guidance on writing and adding your own content here.

Visit the Building Safety Wiki today and create your own profile: