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Environmental hazard monitoring expert Casella announces 2021 webinar series

Global occupational health and workplace hazard monitoring expert Casella has announced its schedule of industry leading webinars for 2021. The schedule of free to attend, virtually accessible webinars covers Casella’s areas of core competency, including workplace monitoring for dust, gas and vapour hazards, as well as instrumentation usage and best practice. The sessions will also cover monitoring for Hand Arm Vibration (HAV) and sampling for asbestos. In order to reach worldwide attendees, two sessions will be run on each date, with one taking place at 10am and a later session at 3pm to ensure learners across multiple time zones can benefit. Each webinar will conclude with a Q&A session to recap. 

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Cobuilder welcomes OpenBuilt – the game changer in the built environment

IBM, Cobuilder and Red Hat announce the launch of OpenBuilt – an industry-lead platform being developed by the technology providers and a cross-industry ecosystem of five partners.

At Cobuilder we see OpenBuilt as a true game changer because the platform is designed to translate all the abstract promises of BIM, VDC and other digitalisation initiatives into practical means.

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ASFP launches passive fire protection e-learning platform

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) has launched an innovative new e-learning platform in support of its acclaimed Foundation in Passive Fire Protection. Featuring high quality adaptive learning techniques, supported by ASFP technical expertise and training capability, the new platform provides the ideal online solution for learners wishing to study towards Level 2 and Level 3 qualifications in Passive Fire Protection, administered by the Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE).

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TG20:21 now on sale

The NASC’s updated and expanded scaffolding compliance software is now on sale.

As with TG20:13, development has been carried out in conjunction with CADS (Computer and Design Services Limited), an international specialist in structural engineering design and technical authors of the TG20 eGuide software.

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Bridgwater & Taunton College spearhead civil engineering apprenticeships

Bridgwater & Taunton College (BTC) is spearheading the Civil Engineering trade Apprenticeships end-point assessment (EPA) agenda, being the first in the country to complete EPAs in Formwork and in Steel Fixing.

Paramount to the achievement of an Apprenticeship, the EPA tests the knowledge, skills and behaviours that an apprentice has gained during their training. Unique to each Apprenticeship standard, the EPA demonstrates the competence of an apprentice in their role – which is crucial for current and future employers.

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