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Health, safety and wellbeing

The following CPD materials fall within the ‘Health, safety and wellbeing’ RIBA Core Curriculum topic area.
Colebrook Bosson Saunders Ltd - An Introduction to Workplace Ergonomics
An Introduction to Workplace Ergonomics
Healthy ergonomics encourages movement by balancing the needs of the person, their technology and the working environment, enhancing wellness and productivity. Learn how to achieve this through the correct adjustment of workstations, chairs and screens to suit the unique requirements of each individual, together with the legislative standards that are already in place to protect them.

Colebrook Bosson Saunders is an international designer, manufacturer and distributor of award-winning ergonomic products. Its unique designs have redefined workplace ergonomics, heavily influencing how people sit and work with computers.

Colebrook Bosson Saunders strives to find new ways to enhance user experience through the seamless connection of people with technology, driving human performance and improving user well-being.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 40 minutes.
Gilgen Door Systems UK Ltd - Design Considerations when Specifying Automatic Doors in Health Care Buildings
Design Considerations when Specifying Automatic Doors in Health Care Buildings
Gain greater insight into the regulations and standards covering automatic pedestrian doors used in healthcare environments, including BS EN16005, BS7036-0, and Building Regulations Parts B, L and M. This seminar also compares automatic doors used in other environments to help cast light on the wider considerations of safety and accessibility.

Gilgen Door Systems UK has been setting the standard in hospital, care home, college, retail and office door automation since 1961. High-quality Swiss design and innovation, combined with a meticulous eye for detail, help produce door systems that are unrivalled in performance, durability, functionality and style. Gilgen Door Systems automatic doors are designed, manufactured and installed to EN16005 guidelines.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes.
3M DBI-SALA Fall Protection  - Designer, and Principle Designer, Roof and Building Maintenance, Fall Hazard Risk Mitigation Considerations and Solutions
Designer, and Principle Designer, Roof and Building Maintenance, Fall Hazard Risk Mitigation Considerations and Solutions
Aims to demystify designer-specific responsibilities and considerations and to offer guidance on work at height safety when managing roof and exposed structure maintenance, where powered and collective protection solutions aren’t viable. This seminar includes samples and case studies to help illustrate the subject matter.

3M DBI-SALA has been an innovator of personal and engineered fall protection systems for more than 60 years. As a leading global manufacturer of fall protection equipment, 3M DBI-SALA strives to bring every worker home safely. It does this through pro-active engagement with workers and stakeholder groups interested in improving standards and practices, the continuous development of risk-mitigating, worker-orientated products and solutions, education and support.

Approximate duration (NOT including time for questions/answers): 50 minutes.
Sika Liquid Plastics - Roofing Systems: Managing Risk for the Principal Designer
Roofing Systems: Managing Risk for the Principal Designer
Are you fully aware of the health and safety and associated risks of elements such as fire and wind damage? If not, then this CPD seminar offers a more in-depth insight into designing and selecting roofing solutions that: meet current and predicted legislative requirements, including changes in CDM; reduce the risk of litigation and associated consequences, and; provide the required levels of performance and guarantee.

Quality and innovation are just two of the characteristics found in all Sika Liquid Plastics products, manufacturing processes, and research and development. Since 1963, Sika has produced an extensive range of high-performance, cold-applied, technologically-advanced coatings and membranes for the protection and waterproofing of roofs and balconies.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes.