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RIBAJ webinar: Onsite safety using fall protection systems

Join us for this RIBA Journal webinar in association with MSA Safety where we will be discussing fall safety systems and fall protection design.

  • today 02 July 2024, 12pm to 1.15pm
  • place Online
  • receipt Free

Falls from height were the top cause of fatal injury in construction from 2017 to 2022; accounting for 51% of total fatal injuries and 19% of non-fatal injuries.

During this RIBAJ webinar we will examine:

  • the crucial role and responsibilities of the principal designer in the CDM 2015 and other applicable regulations
  • when and why fall protection should be a key consideration to architects and specifiers
  • case study examples of fall protection in design
  • how RIBA can help you demonstrate compliance in designing buildings that are safe to construct, inhabit, use, and maintain.

What to expect

  • Understanding the crucial role the principal designer plays in the CDM Regulations
    Paul Bussey, architect, CDM and BSA principal designer consultant, and member of RIBA Expert Advisory Group on Fire Safety
  • Ensuring competence through the RIBA Health
    Dieter Bentley-Gockmann
    , director EPR Architects, author of RIBA Health and Safety Guide and RIBA Principal Designer's Guide
  • When why and how Fall Protection Systems should be a key consideration in the design phase
    Stuart Pierpoint
    , specification manager MSA Safety
  • How AHMM design in a safe fall protection system - a case study
    Sneha Holis
    ,technical team: Architectural CDM Adviser, AHMM

This webinar will be chaired by Jan-Carlos Kucharek, deputy editor RIBAJ, and will include an audience Q&A with all of our speakers

The webinar is produced in association with MSA Safety