RIBA CPD Showcase

Health, safety and wellbeing

The following RIBA-approved CPD materials fall within the RIBA Core Curriculum topic ‘Health, safety and wellbeing’ (and may fall within additional core curriculum topics). It also incorporates the health and life safety mandatory competence knowledge schedule, which covers: site visits and site hazards; design risk management; statutes, guidance and codes of conduct; CDM regulations; building safety; practice management; and, health, safety and wellbeing accreditation systems.
Seminar, by BuzziSpace
Gain a better understanding of how sound can be mastered and balanced, how biophilic and biometric design contributes to better acoustic treatments, and how to create the perfect ’sound frame’ for quieter and happier workspaces.

BuzziSpace creates solutions for happy and healthy workspaces around the world. With a mission to improve wellbeing through human-centric design, this leading Belgian brand provides original acoustic solutions, lighting and furnishings to match the needs of the modern workplace.

Duration: 55 minutes, plus Q&A
In line with the WELL Standards, this seminar explores the relationship between office design and individuals' wellbeing, with a specific focus on millennials’ preferences in a working environment. Also examines how employee productivity and satisfaction are intrinsically linked to acoustic control, and different ways to divide spaces, including adaptable partitioning systems.

Komfort divides spaces by designing and manufacturing internal glazed and solid partitions with integrated doorsets. A UK manufacturer, proud of its long-standing client relationships, Komfort’s experienced specialists can offer guidance on partitioning acoustics, structural performance, design and fire ratings.

Duration: 45 minutes, plus Q&A
Seminar, by Bilco UK
Explores the full range of access products, providing an overview of how to succesfully manage access, fire, safety and security requirements in buildings. Topics covered include identifying and overcoming access changes, design considerations, weight loadings and configurations, as well as relevant regulations and standards.

Established in the US in 1926, Bilco designs and supplies access products for the construction and engineering industries worldwide. Bilco UK is part of the Access 360 division of Tyman. Its Access 360 product portfolio provides a total manufacturing solution for roof, ceiling, wall and floor access products.

Duration: 45 minutes, plus Q&A
Dives deep into how mobile working practices have been shaped over the last few years, and how some workplace trends are expected to become permanent characteristics. This seminar highlights some of the benefits – and risks – associated with those changes and suggest suitable controls.

Colebrook Bosson Saunders is an international designer, manufacturer and distributor of award-winning ergonomic products. Driven by a desire to innovate, the company has a track record of world firsts, from the first flatscreen monitor arm to the first dynamic monitor arm able to support up to 9kg.

Duration: 40-45 minutes, plus Q&A
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