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Legal, regulatory and statutory compliance

The following RIBA-approved CPD materials fall within the ‘Legal, regulatory and statutory compliance’ RIBA Core Curriculum topic (and may also fall within other core curriculum topics too). The RIBA CPD Core Curriculum is accompanied by an extensive CPD primer, which provides context for each of the ten topics and acts as a suggested framework of target issues for each topic. Many seminars are now available online using Zoom, GoToMeeting, and Microsoft Teams etc. This is not always shown here so, if a seminar is of interest to you, do click on the link and check.
Active Fire Curtains for Cleanroom Environments
Online Learning, by Coopers Fire Ltd
Explores fire curtain barriers and the standards that regulate their use. From compartmentation to protecting a means of escape, this seminar illustrates when and where fire curtain barriers can be specified within the built environment. Topics covered include a review of passive fire protection and associated regulations, fire curtains as a solution, performance classifications, standards and compliance, and applications.

For over 30 years, Coopers Fire has worked with leading architects, designers and contractors to protect all types of building occupants from fire. The company is a leading manufacturer of fire curtain and smoke curtain barriers and recognises the importance of manufacturing and installing fully tested and approved products.

Duration: 45 minutes, plus Q&A
Designing Efficient Healthcare Facilities
Seminar, by Arjo UK Ltd
Explores human mobility and its impact on care space requirements, functional mobility and the Positive Eight.

Arjo believes that empowering movement within healthcare environments is essential to providing quality care. As a leading expert in this field, its mission is to support people with the right environment, skills and equipment. Arjo has worked with healthcare professionals for over 60 years. Its products and solutions ensure ergonomic patient handling, hygiene, disinfection, diagnostics, and the effective prevention of pressure injuries and venous thromboembolism – and enables professionals across care environments to provide good, safe and dignified care.

Duration: 40 minutes, plus Q&A
Opening Your Eyes to Door Controls
Details how legislation can affect specification, and how to ensure that building safety and security measures are complied with. Also examines: the different types of door controls available, and when, where and how to use them; specification considerations; relevant standards, regulations and fire tests; and, fitting, adjustment and impact on door performance.

ASSA ABLOY is a global leader in door opening solutions and home to some of the best-known and most trusted brand names in security. ASSA ABLOY products include master key systems, security and emergency locks, electric locking products, and architectural hardware such as door furniture, hinges, door closers and escape systems, and high-performance steel and timber doors.