Too often what is specified at design stage doesn’t provide best practice examples. Specifications should have a much more important place and designers should gain a better understanding of materials and products from a safety point of view. ‘Ensuring safety through specification and detailing’ is a RIBA CPD part of the 2019 core CPDs.
Training can offer the opportunity for designers to learn and improve on how to deliver optimal specifications and reduce health and safety hazards from construction stage to consumer usage and further disposal of the building.
Developed and delivered by AECOM’s Paola Boffo, Architect and Specifcation Consultant, the CPD looks at safety through the lens of specification and detailing. It focuses on the principles of the Designers’ responsibilities and the importance of drawings and specifications in the delivery of a project, analysing how the safe approach used at design stage can have an impact on the building when in use.
Topics in the CPD include:
Entry submitted by AECOM
The Scheme does not promote or endorse any products, goods or services. For more information, click here.