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APS comments on 'Building Better, Building Beautiful' commission

05/11/2018 - 11:20AM

Association for Project Safety response to James Brokenshire: building better and beautiful will deliver more homes.

APS chief executive, Lesley McLeod said:

“Looks are not everything. The Association for Project Safety supports government initiatives to improve Britain’s buildings but quality is more than skin deep. Aesthetics are important but truly beautiful buildings need to be safer and healthier too.”

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Notes for editors

1. The Association for Project Safety [APS] is a professional body dedicated to eliminating deaths, reducing injury and tackling ill-health associated with construction. APS aims to improve, and promote excellence in, professional practice in design and construction health and safety risk management, helping everyone manage risk and implement building regulations effectively and proportionately. The association contributes to the national debate on building and infrastructure safety, regulation and legislation, providing training, education and support and member networking opportunities. APS works with other bodies and partners to improve – through good design and throughout the life-cycle of projects and buildings – health and safety for everyone involved in construction and use. There’s more at www.aps.org.uk

2. Contact: 0131 442 6600/ 077642 46642 [out of hours] / lesley.mcleod@aps.org.uk

Source: APS