Health and Safety
PFH ensure your homes are safe and conforms to all current legislation and compliance standards. Our Governing body, The Regulator of Social Housing, monitors compliance to ensure we are delivering a good standard of home.
Below are the different categories we cover.
We are required by law to carry out an annual check of Gas fires and Gas boilers owned by PFH. We will also check any other appliances, such as gas cookers that are owned by you to ensure your safety and others that may be affected by a faulty appliance.Read more
Water safety relates to the control of Legionnaires disease mainly. A form of pneumonia which more elderly and ill health people can catch under certain circumstance more readily than others.Read more
We provide handy information about asbestos should you find some in your home.Read more
Fire safety is managed by having several safety features in place. By carrying out Fire risk assessments to all communal buildings and complying with mandatory fire safety standards.Read more
Lifts are inspected twice a year by our insurers to make sure they are maintained regularly and in good order. Stair lifts are also included for inspection and testing.
In response to the Government’s White Paper, find out what Pickering & Ferens has implemented in order to demonstrate our commitment to ensuring all our homes are safe to live in and to help residents feel safer in their homes.