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Legal, regulatory and statutory compliance

The following CPD materials fall within the ‘Legal, regulatory and statutory compliance’ RIBA Core Curriculum topic area.
Creating a healthy, happy workspace
Seminar, by BRITA Vivreau Ltd
A must for anyone designing modern workspaces. This seminar looks at office design and why health and happiness are important in the modern workplace. It offers inspiration through best practice examples and a look at the future of the working environment.
BRITA Vivreau is a global leader in the development and manufacture of filtered instant hot, chilled and sparkling drinking water systems. Designed for the modern workspace, BRITA has pioneered design innovation, product quality and exceptional customer service to build an unrivalled reputation within the marketplace.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 50 minutes
Design and Performance Considerations when Specifying Hygienic Doors in Cleanroom and Containment Facilities
Seminar, by Dortek Ltd
Examines: the types and levels of risk one must consider when designing bioscience facilities; the function of doors in biocontainment; what GRP is, how GRP doors are made, and why GRP is a good material for bioscience facility doors; how to comply with standards for cleaning, hygiene, acoustics and fire; practical considerations when specifying hinged, sliding doors and hermetically sealing doors; the differences between GRP and other door materials, including glass; the environmental impact and recycling of GRP doors; why and where to use BIM, and BIM object availability, and; examples of installation.
Dortek is one of the world's leading and most trusted suppliers to the pharmaceutical and research industries. Continuous development and innovation ensure that its doors remain at the cutting edge of access technology. Containing no organic materials and featuring smooth and seamless surfaces, Dortek’s range of GRP doors facilitate infection and access control, ease of cleaning, durability, air pressure control, fire protection and chemical resistance.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 30-40 minutes
Keeping Water Out: Waterproofing of Underground Concrete Structures
Looks at the waterproofing of underground concrete structures, including the following specific areas: the different waterproofing systems available and how they can benefit your project; design criteria and details for underground waterproofing systems; relevant industry codes and standards including BS 8102: 2009, BS EN 1992 and BS 8485: 2015; the importance of good workmanship and quality assurance systems, and; problems that can occur and how to avoid them.
DB Group Limited is a specialist provider of innovative solutions to the construction sector with a focus on improving the durability and sustainability of buildings and infrastructure. DB Group Limited brands include the innovative Cemfree ultra-low carbon concrete and PUDLO Waterproof Systems.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes
Type C Cavity Drain membrane Waterproofing
Online Learning, by Triton Systems
An overview of how cavity drain membranes are used as an effective Type C method of structural waterproofing as defined in BS 8102, including their use in existing and new build basement construction, correct installation procedures, and the associated use and regular maintenance of sump pump and drainage systems.
Triton Systems supplies structural waterproofing systems that meet the requirements of all three types defined in BS8102: 2009, including Type A barrier systems, Type B integrated/watertight concrete systems and Type C drained systems. All are backed by technical support from a highly experienced and qualified team.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 30 minutes