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Health, Safety and Wellbeing

The following CPD materials fall within the ‘Health, safety and wellbeing’ RIBA Core Curriculum topic area.
Saint-Gobain Ecophon - Designing for Dementia and Elderly Care
Designing for Dementia and Elderly Care
Online Learning, by Saint-Gobain Ecophon
Discusses the effects of ageing and dementia on hearing, vision and mobility, explaining key design and acoustic principles when creating elderly care and public spaces. Learn more about how a building’s design and furnishings can impact use of a space and how a people-based approach aids successful design.
This seminar is also available in online, interactive format.
Saint-Gobain Ecophon is a global supplier of sound-absorbent finishes that contribute to good room acoustics and support healthy indoor environments. Its work focusses on offices, education, and healthcare spaces.
The Saint-Gobain Ecophon promise, ‘A sound effect on people’, underwrites everything it does, including research into how the sensory environment impacts people with dementia.
Teckentrup UK Ltd  - Minimising Risk through Understanding Doorset Performance Characteristics
Minimising Risk through Understanding Doorset Performance Characteristics
Seminar, by Teckentrup UK Ltd
Why do UK Building Regulations allow integrity-only fire doors when integrity and insulation is required for walls, floors and ceilings? What are the implications of selecting integrity-only versus integrity and insulation fire doorsets? What are the risks and risk reduction strategies when specifying multiple performance criteria in a doorset? And when it comes to doorset certification, what proofs signify compliance? If you’d like the answers to these questions and more this is the seminar for you.
Teckentrup is one of the largest steel door producers in Europe, specialising in CE-marked fire doors with insulation ratings. The company manufacturers its own bespoke design-led products on fully automated lines. Well established in the UK, and with the financial backing and infrastructure to deal with even the largest projects, Teckentrup is committed to compliance with all requirements of UK building standards, CPR and harmonised product norms.
Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: one hour
Johnson Tiles - Slip Resistance - Specifying Floors that are Fit for Purpose
Slip Resistance - Specifying Floors that are Fit for Purpose
Seminar, by Johnson Tiles
Explores the slip risks and causes associated with floor applications, the physical tests available, and how to maintain the optimum slip resistance of a floor.
Johnson Tiles is one of the UK’s leading manufacturers and importers of ceramic and porcelain wall and floor tiles. With extensive expertise in the commercial interiors sector, it offers designers the flexibility to create bespoke schemes to any budget.
Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 30 minutes