EAA & CIBSE Scotland Joint Fire CPD: Compliance with Regulations

DATE: 19th September 2018 - postponed - new date to be announced

TIME: 18.00-19.30 (Registration 18.00-18.15)

VENUE: Edinburgh College of Art, Main Building, West Court, C13, Floor C, Edinburgh, EH3 9DF

TICKETS: £10 Members, £15 Non-Members, £5 Concession, £0 Students

EAA & CIBSE Scotland CPD : Fire: Compliance with Regulations

Fire engineering, changes to regulations and CDM requirements.


Hugh McNamara_Fire Engineering, Arup

Ross D Buchan_Principal Designer


Join the Edinburgh Architectural Association and the Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers for this informative evening discussing responsibilities and considerations for architects and engineers when considering fire safety and the CDM regulations.

Fire Engineer Hugh McNamara will first explore recent significant events within the UK which have forced the construction industry to reassess its approach to fire safety, Hugh will present the impact these events have had on current fire safety standards in Scotland both today and likely repercussions in the immediate future.

Surveyor and Principal Designer, Ross D Buchan will follow with guidance on how designers should approach their duties under the CDM Regulations 2015, both throughout the design process and continuing with on-site considerations. Ross will discuss how the Architect can effectively carry out their legal obligations within the new format of construction design management.

Hugh McNamara is leader of the Arup fire team in Scotland, having worked on projects such as Royal Museum, Quartermile, UoE Centre for Regenerative Medicine, and Scottish National Gallery, and across various sectors healthcare, commercial, sports/stadia, and education.

Ross D Buchan has 45 years of experience in the construction industry, his various roles have included Principal of his own company, director of a development company and private housing company. He now works as a consultant fulfilling the Principal Designer role for various practices.

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