Last edited 15 Jan 2021

PAS 1192-6

Publicly Available Specifications (PAS) are fast-track standards, specifications, codes of practice or guidelines developed by sponsoring organisations to meet an immediate market need following guidelines set out by BSI (British Standards Institution). Within two years they are reviewed to assess whether they should be revised, withdrawn, or become formal British Standards or international standards.

PAS 1192-6 Specification for collaborative sharing and use of structured hazard and risk information for Health and Safety, forms part of a suite of standards relating to the use of level 2 building information modelling (BIM):

A draft version of PAS 1192-6 was published for consultation by BSI on 27 February 2017. It was co-funded by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), the Association for Project Safety (APS), Costain, and other partners. It was developed by members of the BIM4Health and Safety Working Group.

According to BSI, the exchange and use of health and safety information is intended to support:

The PAS:

It specifies how to use health and safety information in order to:

Architect Stefan Mordue, who was on the technical committee for the PAS, said: “Basically PAS 1192-6 will aim to reduce hazards and risk across the whole project lifecycle, from design to demolition, including the management of the construction process, and make sure health and safety information gets to the right people at the right time.”

The consultation closed on 28 Mar 2017 and the document was approved in June 2017. The publication start date was set at 19 February 2018.

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