IFSEC GLOBAL: New fire safety guidance includes tougher EWS standards, evac systems and premises information boxes

WOBO thanks IFSEC GLOBAL for the link to the editorial by James Moore. New Government fire guidance covers information boxes, evac alert systems and tougher EWS standards The Government has announced new fire safety guidance for England, designed to ensure tall buildings are made safer...

IFSEC GLOBAL: The single stair debate: One staircase or two in tall buildings?

WOBO thanks IFSEC GLOBAL for the link to the article by Ron Alalouff. The pros and cons of having just one staircase in high rise residential buildings was the subject of an impassioned debate on Tuesday 17 May at the 7th International Tall Buildings Conference,...

European Opportunities

WOBO thanks the European Commission for details of activities and the opportunities to participate within Europe. The latest newsletter from the European Commission provides information on both activities and funding availabilities, and opportunities for experts to sign up and assist the EU in their work....

OSHA: Did You Know?

WOBO Governor David Gibson thanks OSHA for the opportunity for WOBO Members and fellow professionals, and their organisations to seek training funding. OSHA announced funding opportunities for $11,787,000 in grants through its Susan Harwood Training Grants Program. Nonprofit organizations have until August 1 at 11:59 p.m. ET to submit...

OSHA: Did you know?

WOBO Governor David Gibson thanks OSHA for the links to developments taking place. International Outreach OSHA and the Mexican government recently met to collaborate on occupational safety and health issues.           Did You Know? Every year, dozens of workers die and thousands more...

AUSTRALIAN BUILDING CODES BOARD: Additional webinar session added for the 2022 NCC Seminars

WOBO thanks the ABCB for the updated webinar information provided. This additional online session will be held on Tuesday 19 July 2022, providing you with an alternative opportunity to hear from experts about key changes to Volume One and Volume Two, including: New volume structure and...

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