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Health, safety and wellbeing

The following RIBA-approved CPD materials fall within the ‘Health, safety and wellbeing’ RIBA Core Curriculum 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.
EN 16005 - Safeguarding Pedestrians from Accidents at Power Operated Doorsets
Online Learning, by GEZE UK Ltd
An information-packed presentation that covers: the importance of automatic door safety and why power operated doorsets are classed as machines; (the new standard) EN 16005, why it was introduced and what its implications are for the architect; how EN 16005 differs from BS 7036; automatic door safety issues and how to identify and overcome them; and, guidance on automatic door selection and specification.

Please note that this content was assessed in 2013

Founded in 1863, GEZE is a world leader in door and window control systems. With an ongoing multi-million pound investment programme covering research, development and manufacturing, GEZE sets the standard for advanced door and window control technology. Naturally, it is ISO 9001, 14001 and 45001 accredited. This CPD seminar can also be delivered via Zoom, WebEx or Miscrosoft Teams.

Duration: 40 minutes, plus Q&A
Finding the Balance - Electronic Security and Access for Doors
Online Learning, by Allgood plc
Explores the balance between electronic security and access for doors. Provides an overview of different electronic lock and access control systems and how to correctly install them. Also addresses the differences between fail-safe and fail-secure, current standards and fire safety implications.

For over 70 years Allgood has provided a single source, fully coordinated package of ironmongery and hardware. Its designs are beautifull, simple and timeless, and easy to install and maintain. A champion of British manufacturing, its Birmingham production facility delivers over 100,000 products a year, including all tactile ironmongery. Over 70% of Allgood’s supply chain (by spend) is situated within 20 miles of its factory and logistics hub. Naturally, the company is ISO 14001 accredited (and has been since 2009) and works continuously to reduce its operational and embodied carbon impact.


Duration: 45 minutes, plus Q&A
Fire stopping service penetrations, a design and installation guide
A best practice guide to the design, specification and installation of building services penetrations through fire compartment walls and floors in new buildings. (Note: this guide doesn’t cover cavity barriers and linear seals.) It includes information on; current Building Regulations in force in England; the design process for the selection of firestopping of service penetrations; the nine ‘golden rules’ and how to apply them; the importance of early engagement at Stage 1; useful terms and definitions; key questions to ask to ensure a compliant firestopping installation; how to define roles and responsibilities; how to use a fire strategy drawing; how to read fire stopping manufacturers’ data to ensure a compliant installation at design; and, how to design service openings and select compliant fire stopping products.

Finishes and Interiors Sector (FIS) represents companies involved in all aspects of interior fit-out. With 1,123 offices nationwide and a combined workforce of over 38,000, members carry out over 65% of the work involved in the UK commercial interior fit-out, refurbishment and retrofit sectors – together worth over £4.3bn.
The WELL Building Standard - How can glazed partitions contribute?
Online Learning, by Optima
Addresses how glazed partitions and doors can play an important role in gaining WELL certification. Includes advice and guidance on: the benefits of WELL certification, the certification process and methodology, the role of glass partitions within WELL, and how to specify glass partitions in a design that meets the WELL standard.

Optima is one of the leading international glass partitioning and doors specialists. Its service combines specification, design, manufacturing, installation and aftercare, using its own teams of experts. All products are acoustically certified. Optima is proud of its sustainability credentials and is an ISO 9001 company with ISO 14001 products and EPDs.

Duration: 45 minutes, plus Q&A