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Health, safety and wellbeing

The following CPD materials fall within the ‘Health, safety and wellbeing’ RIBA Core Curriculum topic area.
Fila Surface Care Products Limited (UK) - Ceramic and Porcelain: How a Correct Cleaning Regime Can Safeguard Slip Resistance
Ceramic and Porcelain: How a Correct Cleaning Regime Can Safeguard Slip Resistance
Highlights the importance of initial cleaning processes, use of appropriate cleaning products, and the implementation of correct maintenance procedures to ensure that ceramic and porcelain tile floors are kept at their best.

Fila Surface Care Products is a market leader in surface care solutions, including sealers and maintenance products for ceramic and porcelain tiles. Its high-performance products are recommended by over 200 leading brands globally and are designed to protect natural surfaces and be safe to apply.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 30 minutes
Profab Access Ltd - Fire and Smoke: Access Solutions
Fire and Smoke: Access Solutions
Seminar, by Profab Access Ltd
Covers the full range of vertical access products that a specifier might need for his or her building design, from riser doors and door sets to wall and ceiling access panels. This seminar explains what ‘fire resisting access solutions’ are and why fire resisting products are necessary. It also covers their key components, fire certification, independent product conformity and British and European standards and legislation.

Profab Access is one of the UK’s leading access specialists, providing a total manufacturing solution for roof, ceiling, wall and floor access products for the construction industry. As a well-established brand it has a reputation for delivering innovative solutions to the challenges of safe access within buildings and the external environment.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes
Armstrong Ceilings Ltd - Fire and Suspended Ceilings
Fire and Suspended Ceilings
Looks at how fires start and spread in buildings, thereby offering a greater understanding of the role that suspended ceilings play in reacting and resisting the effects of fire and in maintaining the structural integrity of buildings.

As a market leader in the design and manufacture of suspended ceilings, Armstrong Ceilings has the experience and expertise to help you create fully compliant and safe environments. As well as mineral tiles, Armstrong’s product portfolio includes materials such as metal, mesh metal, wood and wood-effect metal and other ceiling options such as canopies, baffles and wall-to-wall ceiling solutions.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 40 minutes
McCue International - Material Handling Solutions – Taking Health & Safety to the Next Level
Material Handling Solutions – Taking Health & Safety to the Next Level
Identify and quantify damage risk areas in material handling facilities. Find out more about the types of protection available and their suitability based on key customer requirements. This seminar also covers new product innovations and case study examples.

McCue International manufactures products that protect people, facilities and equipment, and has been doing so for over 30 years. McCue’s focus is on providing each customer with a total solution that protects them from every angle.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 30 minutes
Teckentrup UK Ltd  - Minimising Risk through Understanding Doorset Performance Characteristics
Minimising Risk through Understanding Doorset Performance Characteristics
Seminar, by Teckentrup UK Ltd
Why do UK Building Regulations permit integrity-only fire doors when integrity-and-insulation is required for walls, floors and ceilings? What are the implications of selecting integrity-only versus integrity-and-insulation fire doorsets? What are the risks and common risk reduction strategies when specifying multiple performance criteria in a doorset? What doorset certification does your project require? These questions, and more, are answered in this presentation.

Teckentrup is one of the largest steel door producers in Europe, with a UK presence that boasts the necessary financial strength, organisational depth and specialist expertise to take on any major project. Teckentrup produces bespoke design-led products on fully automated lines. It specialises in CE marked fire doors with insulation ratings, and works hard to ensure ongoing compliance with all UK building standards, CPR requirements and harmonised product norms.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: one hour
Technogym UK Ltd - Wellness Design: Home and Hospitality
Wellness Design: Home and Hospitality
Seminar, by Technogym UK Ltd
Create stunning and effective wellness spaces for private and commercial clients. This seminar offers all the information needed to deliver perfect wellness solutions, whether designing a home gym, hotel spa, yacht installation or building conversion.

Founded in 1983, Technogym is an Italian manufacturer of design-led products for the wellness and fitness industry. Technogym provides a complete range of cardio, strength and functional equipment in conjunction with a digital cloud-based platform that can be accessed via the equipment itself or via mobile, allowing consumers to enjoy a wellness experience anywhere, tailored to their own personal needs.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 40 minutes
Havwoods Ltd - Wood and Wellbeing
Wood and Wellbeing
Seminar, by Havwoods Ltd
Workplace stress has been named ‘the health epidemic of the 21st century’ by the World Health Organisation. The good news is that exposure to wooden surfaces has been proven to reduce stress, as this seminar explains in more detail. It is a broad ranging presentation, with something for everyone.

Established in 1975, Havwoods’ commitment to delivering quality, sharing expertise and providing premium customer service has made it one of Britain’s foremost wood flooring companies. Havwoods supplies architects, specifiers and individuals around the world. It concentrates almost exclusively on wood flooring: engineered and solid wood for floors, cladding and even joinery, for all applications, in a wide variety of species, and available in every conceivable finish.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 40 minutes