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Statutory Compliance Inspection Checklist (BG80/2023)

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This guide supersedes BG 80/2022 Statutory Compliance Inspection Checklist. It lists all the tests, checks and inspections that are required on building services systems required by legislation, Approved Codes of Practice and/or supporting guidance. In addition to the spreadsheet, the guide includes general information about legislation in the UK and guidance on how to use the spreadsheet.

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This guide supersedes BG 80/2022 Statutory Compliance Inspection Checklist. The spreadsheet includes around 40 additional tasks as well as some extra information on existing tasks. Further guidance has been added to the pdf of the guide.

Please note that BG 80/2023 was published on 26th May 2023 and some additions were made to the spreadsheet on 31st May 2023. Versions of BG 80/2023 downloaded between those dates included the older version of the spreadsheet as an attachment. Also the spreadsheet available from the link provided in the guide between those dates was the older version.

How to access the checklist:

The spreadsheet is attached to the pdf document and can also be downloaded from a link in the pdf of the guide.

Further information about the guide:

Buildings are complex entities with numerous systems that need to be properly maintained in order to perform their function effectively, efficiently and safely.

BSRIA’s Statutory Compliance Inspection Checklist is a spreadsheet listing tests, checks and inspections that are required on building services systems required by legislation, Approved Codes of Practice and/or supporting guidance. In addition to the spreadsheet, the guide includes general information about legislation in the UK and guidance on how to use the spreadsheet.

This guide will help facilities managers to plan statutory inspections, ensure compliance with legislation, and ultimately ensure the buildings they are responsible for are safe to occupy.

The spreadsheet is organised by task. For each task (test, check or inspection), the following information is provided:

  • System
  • Asset
  • Minimum required frequency
  • Skill level or qualification required
  • Recording and record retention period
  • Legislation requiring the task to be carried out
  • Approved Code of Practice, guidance document or standard giving details of the task

BG 80 guidance documents

Visit the BSRIA Library to loan select British Standards and other guidance referenced in the Statutory Compliance Checklist.

Product details

  • Published: May 2023
  • Publisher: BSRIA
  • Author: David Bleicher
  • ISBN: 978-0-86022-800-4