Become a BSF Registered Signatory

By becoming a Registered Signatory organisations are engaging with the Building a Safer Future movement and starting their journeys away from the status quo and towards achieving the building safety culture change required.

What is a Registered Signatory?

Becoming a Registered Signatory is a serious organisational undertaking, it is an important commitment backed up by action. When becoming a Registered Signatory, it is a requirement that a senior representative sign the Charter commitment declaration on behalf of their organisation. In doing so, they are making a declaration, at the highest level, that their organisation is committed to supporting the principles of the Charter and putting safety first.

Signing the Charter is a practical first step, we encourage registered signatories to continue their journey of continuous improvement by becoming a Building a Safer Future Champion.

The UK Government’s Independent Safety Steering Group. recommends that any organisation working throughout the entire lifecycle of a building signs the Charter.

Who can become a Registered Signatory?

Signing-up to the Building a Safer Future Charter is open to any organisation involved in pre, during and post-construction activity (including maintenance and residential/community organisations). This may include, but is not limited to:

  • Clients of construction activity (non-building owners)
  • Construction companies and their supply chains (including sub-contractors, specialists, building materials, products and service providers)
  • Duty Holders
  • Housing Associations
  • Housing management and building maintenance companies
  • Local Authorities
  • Professional services to built environment (such as Chartered Engineers, Chartered Surveyors, etc.)

What are the benefits of becoming a Registered Signatory?

Charter Registered Signatories will:

  • Start their journey towards a culture and leadership change
  • Have their organisation name/logo entered on to the ‘Register of Building a Safer Future Charter Signatories’ listed on Registered Signatories section of this website
  • Enjoy exclusive access to use resources and provide content for the Learning and Excellence Hub
  • Receive regular Charter Signatory newsletters containing the latest information and updates
  • Receive invitations to, and opportunities to sponsor, future Building a Safer Future Charter events

Being a Registered Signatory is a commitment to become part of a learning community. It does not confer any rights to make claims about, nor is it an endorsement of the effectiveness of a company, organisation, or individual’s approach to building safety. Promotion of being a Registered Signatory, for example, using the logo or any other brand asset is not permitted.

Registered Signatories

Please see all the organisations listed below who are current Charter Registered Signatories:

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Branding Guidance for Registered Signatories

Branding Guidance for Registered Signatories

We have produced the following guidelines for organisations that become Registered Signatories to the Charter. These are to be used for any internal/external communications which are undertaken with regards to being a Registered Signatory. You are required to always adhere to these guidelines.

The use or reproduction of the Building a Safer Future logo is not permitted.

When planning any communication for internal/external use, you may use the following text in relation to being a Registered Signatory:

“[Your organisation’s name] is pleased to become a Registered Signatory of the Building a Safer Future Charter. [Your organisation’s name] recognises that becoming a Registered Signatory is an important first step towards achieving the culture and behavioural change required in relation to the Charter’s objectives around building safety. In confirming our support as a Registered Signatory, we will now be working to ensure that we embed the principles of the Charter into our organisation’s activities.”

Please be aware – Registered Signatories may not make any claims in relation to building safety as a result of their status, and being a Registered Signatory of the Charter does not represent any endorsement of an organisations approach to building safety.