RIBA CPD Showcase eBulletin

Stairs and stair finishes

The following CPD materials have been assessed and approved by the RIBA.
Laidlaw Ironmongery - Handrails and Balustrades: The Specifiers Guide
Handrails and Balustrades: The Specifiers Guide
Provides a complete overview of all things to consider when specifying handrails, balustrades and structural glass. Topics covered include key legislation associated with providing safe and accessible areas, and advice on balustrade fixings, loading requirements and material considerations.

Laidlaw Ltd is one of the leading independent suppliers of architectural hardware, access control, integrated doorsets and balustrades. With an experienced team at its heart, Laidlaw’s Handrail and Balustrade Division delivers a complete service, from survey and design to manufacture and installation. Customers should expect high-quality, factory-finished products and full compliance across its range.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes.
Quantum Flooring Solutions, a trading name of Quantum Profile Systems Ltd - Step on It:  Stairway Safety
Step on It: Stairway Safety
Examines the guidelines for specifying safe stairways. This presentation and discussion deal with the subject of how to make commercial stairways safe and compliant with current Building Regulations guidelines. It addresses: 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 (formally 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 nosing (stair edging), PVC accessories and trims and PVC transition profiles.

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