Enhancing building resilience through codes – ACBC – Australia

WOBO welcomes joined up thinking and is encouraged by this article and the works carried out in conjunction with ABCB and the participating countries. Enhancing building resilience through codes The ABCB participates in a number of international initiatives that support the facilitation of improved building...

New Awards from WSSET

Demographics – bring on the youth The World Organisation of Building Officials welcomes the WSSET investment in the encouragement and development of the professionals of the future. New Awards from WSSET WSSET are pleased to announce that we have a number of new awards, some...

2020 Manual to the Building Regulations – a code of practice for use in England

The latest manual provides a two volume approach to Building Regulations and their application – just what the industry needed, an easy but comprehensive guide. 2020 Manual to the Building Regulations – a code of practice for use in England Introduction This is a short...

Did you know Safe + Sound week is August 10-16?

Health and Safety is a key element of a professional’s life – success is often impacted by complacency !! As part of a reminder WOBO would link you to the promotion by OSHA. Did you know Safe + Sound week is August 10-16 ? OSHA...

United Nations – Sustainable Development Solutions SDG Academy

Sustainablity is linked to the core activities of WOBO and through their affiliation with UN-HABITAT recognises the need for the promotion of solutions. United Nations – Sustainable¬†Development Solutions SDG Academy         The SDG Academy is a program of the¬†Sustainable Development Solutions Network,...

International Code Council – Essential COVID-19 Resources for the Building Industry

The World Organisation of Building Officials is aware of the breadth and depth of information available to support its members and fellow professionals as they seek to return to a sense “of normality” in the light of COVID-19 and would draw your attention to the...

Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety Order) – UK

Summary The UK Government is seeking views on proposals to strengthen the Fire Safety Order, implement Grenfell Tower Inquiry recommendations and strengthen the regulatory framework for how Building Control Bodies consult with Fire and Rescue Authorities. This consultation closes at 11:45pm on 12 October 2020...

Building Safety Bill – England

WOBO has been advised by CABE that the Draft Building Safety Bill is available for review and comment. The Draft Building Safety Bill – England The Government has brought forward proposals for the Draft Building Safety Bill which aims to establish a strong chain of...

World Society of Sustainable Energy Technologies

The World Organisation of Building Officials acknowledges the work of Professor S.B. Riffat, the President of WSSET, and their activities in respect of research into sustainable energy.  The following link will allow you to access and view their newsletter and elements of research work curently...

International Standards

The World Organisation of Building Officials recognises that its members operate internationally and there are times when recognised International Standards can enhance and support this process and as such draws your attention to the following item from BSI. A simpler global market access In the...

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