Estates and Facilities Management

The Barbour Estates and Facilities Management (EFM) service provides expert knowledge and practical resources across a broad range of areas and is packaged to help you manage all implementation and risks associated with internal and external areas of a building.

The package is suited for:

  • Facilities managers, estate managers, office managers and operations managers
  • Human resources and health and safety professionals
  • Those with responsibility for environmental issues
  • Security companies, main (principal) contractors, building and maintenance companies
  • Leaseholders, caretakers and landlords

Topics include:

Health and Safety – including, accidents and incidents, bullying, display screen equipment, driving, electromagnetic fields, fire, first aid, home working, manual handling, mechanical handling, noise, office safety, shift working, violence at work, welfare facilities, work equipment, working at height and working temperatures.

Building maintenance and construction – including, asbestos management, building maintenance and alteration,  CDM and construction site safety, confined spaces, electrical equipment, lifts and lifting operations, manual handling, scaffolding, work equipment and vibration.

Waste and recycling – including, recycling, reuse and recovery, waste management and disposal options, waste management legislation, waste minimisation and WEEE and RoHS regulations.

Energy – including, energy efficiency, energy management systems: BS ISO 50001, energy options, ESOS, solar power and wind power.

Other topics  – catering and food safety, chemicals and COSHH, cleaning and hygiene, communal areas, landscaping, leases, leisure facilities, pest control, utility management, security and space planning.

Key Providers Include:

  • ASHRAE
  • Carbon Trust
  • Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE)
  • Communities and Local Government (CLG)
  • Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)
  • Department of Health – NHS Estates
  • European Agency for Safety and Health at Work
  • Fire Protection Association
  • HSE
  • Legislation – covering the UK, Ireland and EU