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Health, safety and wellbeing

The following CPD materials fall within the ‘Health, safety and wellbeing’ RIBA Core Curriculum topic area.
Pyroguard UK Ltd - Fire Resistant Glazing – a system not a product!
Fire Resistant Glazing – a system not a product!
Seminar, by Pyroguard UK Ltd
Specifying fire-resistant glazing and framing systems can be a complex process. This seminar includes practical guidance on the different classifications of fire-resistant glasses and their properties, in addition to key legislation and test standards.

Pyroguard UK Ltd is a market leader and specialist in the manufacture of innovative fire glass solutions. Designed to meet regulatory requirements internationally, its products are tested to European and national standards, and can be tailored to exact specifications to incorporate safety, solar control, acoustics, and design options.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: one hour.
SDS Protection Ltd - PVC Encapsulation, Changing the Way We Specify Doorsets in Healthcare
PVC Encapsulation, Changing the Way We Specify Doorsets in Healthcare
Seminar, by SDS Protection Ltd
Provides an overview of the use of PVC post-formed doorsets, especially within healthcare environments, thereby helping specifiers to better understand their long-term value, increased durability, and continued fire compliance.

SDS is an established specialist in the manufacture of PVC post-formed doorsets for the healthcare sector. Working with major healthcare architectural practices and hospital trusts – often on high profile projects – its years of experience allows SDS to bring a new dimension and practical expertise to all projects. SDS is committed to helping architects in every way possible, with both information and resources.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers:45 minutes.
Carea Ltd - The Path to Compliance for Fire Safety Facades
The Path to Compliance for Fire Safety Facades
Seminar, by Carea Ltd
Discover how to achieve the required fire resistance standards for façades by gaining a greater understanding of: the main UK regulations and standards covering fire resistance of façades, as well as a comparison between UK and European standards; how to identify fire resistance requirements for external walls; how to design façades for fire safety and comply with non-combustible material requirements; how to specify products to be used on systems under and over 18m high, and; the services available from test and certification bodies.

Carea is a leading manufacturer of cladding products and solutions. The company has over 40 years’ experience in the manufacture and supply of solutions for rainscreen cladding, panelling and surfacing.

Produced in accordance with Carea’s own strict environmental policy (thereby also ensuring optimum thermal performance and compliance with High Quality Environment (HQE) targets), Carea’s range features invisible fixing cladding, non-porous surfaces (unaffected by graffiti) and resistance to external and meteorological aggressions.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: two hours.