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Health, safety and wellbeing

The following CPD materials fall within the ‘Health, safety and wellbeing’ RIBA Core Curriculum topic area
Midland Lead Ltd - Ionising Radiation Shielding: Principles and Practice in Healthcare
Ionising Radiation Shielding: Principles and Practice in Healthcare
Seminar, by Midland Lead Ltd
Offers a practical insight into how lead offers suitable protection against radiation when used in conjunction with lead lined plasterboard, plywood, glass and doors, lead bricks and bespoke lead shielding. An invaluable seminar for anyone working in the healthcare, nuclear power or other sectors where radiation is emitted.

After more than 30 years in business, Midland Lead remains one of the only UK lead manufacturers to offer machine cast, sandcast and rolled lead. Midland Lead works with customers around the world, operating across the construction, healthcare and heritage sectors. Its clients are able to choose from a broad range of lead types to match the exact needs of their project, from church roofs to bespoke radiation shielding.
Polyroof Products Ltd - Roofing Risk Management: A Considered Approach to Solving Flat Roof Issues
Roofing Risk Management: A Considered Approach to Solving Flat Roof Issues
Of potential interest to any specifier or stakeholder involved in the refurbishment or management of flat roofs. Learn: how to calculate the true lifespan cost of a flat roofing system, where responsibilities for long-term maintenance should lie, how to fulfil your duty of care during works, and the benefits of working closely with a manufacturer.

Specifiers, surveyors and end-users all turn to Polyroof when problematic flat roofs result in costly leaks and disruption. Polyroof has a proven 30-year track record of delivering peace of mind by expertly using its range of cold-applied liquid roofing systems to solve flat roofing problems for good.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45-60 minutes
Milliken - The WELLv2 Building Standard and How Floor Covering Impacts Health and Well-being
The WELLv2 Building Standard and How Floor Covering Impacts Health and Well-being
Seminar, by Milliken
Health and wellbeing is an increasingly important consideration for architects when designing new spaces. This seminar explores this theme and the significant role that the WELL Building Standard is playing in improving health and wellbeing within built environments. Learn about the recent ‘version two’ revisions to the standard and about the impact that floor coverings can have on projects aiming to achieve the WELLv2 standard.

Milliken is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of floor coverings for the corporate, public sector, retail, hospitality and leisure sectors. By combining design with proprietary technologies and unique market insights, Milliken makes floor coverings that are as functional and sustainable as they are inspiring and original. Milliken offers a full range of modular floor covering solutions.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes
Lorient Polyproducts Ltd - Understanding The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 & its implication for fire doors
Understanding The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 & its implication for fire doors
The RRO shifts the blame to each building’s ‘responsible person’, meaning that anyone can be prosecuted under the act for lack of fire safety. This CPD seminar includes a quick introduction to the RRO, the responsible persons’ responsibilities, the dangers of fire and smoke, the importance of fire doors and their correct installation and maintenance, and case study examples showing both correctly – and poorly – fitted and maintained fire doors.

Lorient Polyproducts has been designing and manufacturing high-performance sealing systems for 40 years. Its intumescent seals are a vital part of a fire door assembly, helping to defend buildings against the spread of fire. Lorient Polyproducts smoke seals restrict smoke movement around a building – giving people time to escape and reducing the risk of property damage.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: one hour