Do you know your safety standards when specifying building materials? Which regulations apply post-Grenfell? What changes in regulations to expect post-Brexit? UKCW offer a series of workshops on technical standards applying to timber products and beyond.
Do you know what regulations will apply to imported timber post BREXIT?
The Office for Product Safety & Standards is the competent authority responsible for enforcing Timber Regulation 995/2010 in the UK. To assist businesses to comply with this legislation after we leave the EU on 31st October, they will be delivering a series of workshops exploring basic due diligence obligations under UK Timber Regulations during Timber at UK Construction Week (8-10 October | NEC).
The workshops will be run in conjunction with various trade associations. Limited seats are available. Register free to book your seat
Hugh Mansfield Williams, Technical Manager of BM TRADA will summarise what we know about the ongoing use of EN standards and CE Marking post Brexit, including the UKCA marking that is set to replace CE Marking within the UK.
Fire, building envelope, and structural engineering experts from Entuitive will discuss the design of timber buildings in a post-Grenfell disaster environment, from a Building Regulations and a holistic design perspective and with respect to each of their specialisms. Outlining the approaches and typologies that can be adopted to provide safe, economical, and environmentally aware buildings, they will present a positive outlook for the opportunity for timber use in buildings of all sizes.
Timber at UK Construction Week will be packed full of experts and ministerial speakers including Nadhim Zahawi MP and Esther McVey MP to deliver keynote addresses on House building, infrastructure and industrial strategy and their plans to support the industry in the next 18 months or so. You can also come and speak to: