Christmas 2014

The Customer Centre will be closed from 12.30 on Wednesday 24 December 2014 until 9.00 on Monday 5 January 2015. During this period we are unable to provide telephone support.

In the meantime you can access a wealth of online CPD at and you can book a place on a CPD Roadshow by visiting

We wish all our customers a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

RIBA Core Curriculum: Being safe

The following CPD materials fall within the ‘Being safe – health and safety’ RIBA Core Curriculum topic area.
Fixfast Ltd - Safe Access
Safe Access
Seminar, by Fixfast Ltd
This seminar provides information, guidance and practical design tools for the design and specification of safe access and work at height, for the lifetime maintenance of buildings. This includes access ladders, guardrails, walkways and rooflight guards.

Fixfast is a leading supplier of construction products. Its Safe Access team has many years’ experience supporting the design and specification of permanent access solutions on a wide range of buildings.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 40 minutes.
Quantum Flooring Solutions, a trading name of Quantum Profile Systems Ltd - Step on It:  Stairway Safety
Step on It: Stairway Safety
This CPD examines the guidelines for the specification of a safe stairway and how to make commercial stairways both safe and compliant with current building regulations. It covers: what stair nosings are designed to achieve and how to select the right one, key legislation and industry standards, how recent BRE and Equality Act (formerly DDA) guidelines affect specifications, environmental and health and safety considerations, and examples of best practice.

Quantum Flooring Solutions manufactures and supplies the contract flooring market with a complete range of flooring accessories, including stair nosings (stair edging), PVC accessories and trims, and PVC transition profiles.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 40 minutes.