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Health, Safety and Wellbeing

The following CPD materials fall within the ‘Health, safety and wellbeing’ RIBA Core Curriculum topic. All may be counted towards your annual total requirement of 100 learning points. Many seminars are now available online using Zoom, GoToMeeting, 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.
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Online Learning, by Bilco UK
Design safe access to roofs and through floors. This seminar also addresses safe movement around roofs, safe access over fragile roofs and along valley gutters, and how to use natural smoke ventilators for infrequent roof access.

Established in 1926, Bilco designs and supplies access products for the construction and engineering industries around the world. Bilco UK is ISO 9001:2015 accredited and offers a range of standard size roof hatches, CE-marked smoke vents, fixed and retractable ladders and floor doors. Bilco’s technical department can even help develop bespoke solutions.

Bilco UK is part of the Access 360 division of Tyman, together with Profab Access and Howe Green.

Duration: 45 minutes, plus Q&A
Ergonomics & Workplace Evolution
Online Learning, by Ocee Design Limited
Examines the advantages of good ergonomics in workplace design, how office working has evolved, identifying opportunities to enhance workspaces, ergonomic solutions for improved workspace design, and the future of office design.

Ocee Design is part of the Ocee International Group of acclaimed furniture brands. By investing in workplace research Ocee creates beautiful, unique and innovative furniture and acoustic solutions that optimise comfort and performance.

Duration: 40 minutes, plus Q&A
Everything You Need to Know About Fire Safety and Façade Cladding
Seminar, by Rockpanel
A comprehensive overview of fire safety and façade cladding, covering everything from terminology, technical standards and cladding types to raw materials, regulations and testing regimes. Discover how different cladding types are produced and what this means in terms of their reaction to fire, and ventilated façade construction and the benefits of stone wool cladding boards.

Rockpanel manufactures board materials for exterior façades, roof edge finishing, and other detailing made from the volcanic rock basalt. Because of its core material, Rockpanel boards can withstand high temperatures and are classified as limited combustible: European fire class A2-s1, d0.

Duration: one hour, plus Q&A
The Specification and Design Considerations of Barrier Matting Systems
Seminar, by Gradus
Specify entrance matting systems more effectively, by gaining greater insight into where and how to use them, and the various types of product available.

Gradus is an international, market-leading interior contract solutions provider with a reputation, built over 50 years, for delivering quality products. Gradus’ offering includes stair edgings, floor trims, commercial carpet, wall protection, barrier matting systems and specialist LED lighting. In addition, it offers a project management and installation service.

Gradus’ experience extends across a wide variety of sectors, including commercial office, education, healthcare and retail, and its products have been used in many prestigious projects.

Duration: 40 minutes, plus Q&A
The WELLv2 Building Standard and How Floor Covering Impacts Health and Well-being
Seminar, by Milliken
Explores the significant role that the WELL building standard plays in progressing health and well-being in the built environment, and especially the positive impact that floor coverings can have on projects aiming to achieve the WELL v2 standard. Discover the key reasons for designing spaces with a primary focus on human health and well-being, key features of the WELL building standard and the routes to obtaining certification, and how the WELL Living Lab is contributing to future WELL building standard features.

Milliken is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of floor coverings for corporate, public space, retail, hospitality and leisure environments. Its floor coverings combine the innovation and engineering excellence of its parent company with the creativity and inspiration of local design teams. By fusing design with proprietary technologies and unique market insights, Milliken makes floor coverings that are as functional and sustainable as they are inspiring and original. In addition to a vast portfolio of award-winning carpet design collections, Milliken offers a range of high-performance luxury vinyl tiles and innovative entrance matting solutions.

Duration: 45-60 minutes plus Q&A