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Building Commission urges independent cladding audit after flammable panels found in Leederville

The Building Commission has urged occupants, managers or owners to seek an independent audit in light of the discovery of flammable panels in Leederville in June.

The authority is currently working with local governments as part of a state-wide high-rise building audit, which a spokeswoman said would be an “arduous” task that would “take some time”.

In June, flammable panels were discovered on youth refuge Foyer Oxford building, prompting lessee Foundation Housing to install more CCTV and provide a round-the-clock concierge.

QED Senior Environmental Consultant, Matthew Weir, said apartments, hotels, hospitals, universities, schools, shopping centres and high-rise commercial buildings could be high risk.

“We would urge an audit of buildings in which people sleep, and those that attract crowds of people each day,” he said.

“It’s not only new buildings that are a cause for concern, it also applies to any refurbished ones.”

You can read the full story here, which was recently published by the Community News Group.


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