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Webinar: Addressing Onsite Safety using Fall Protection Systems

How architects and specifiers can ensure competence and compliance - 2 July 2024

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From 2017-2022, falls from height were the top cause of fatal injury in construction – accounting for 51% of total fatal injuries and 19% of non-fatal injuries.

Are you aware of your legal duties and why getting fall protection right matters?

Join us for our annual Fall Protection webinar (hyperlink to Eventbrite), in which 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.
Speakers include:
Paul Bussey, architect, CDM & BSA principal designer consultant, and member - RIBA Expert Advisory Group on Fire Safety
Dieter Bentley-Gockmann, director, EPR Architects and RIBA author, RIBA Health and Safety Guide and RIBA Principal Designer's Guide
Stuart Pierpoint, specification manager, MSA Safety
Sneha Holis, technical team: Architectural CDM Adviser, AHMM
This webinar will be chaired by Jan-Carlos Kucharek, deputy editor, RIBAJ 


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