ICC: Get test-ready with I-Code Study Tools

WOBO appreciates the development support provided by ICC. Study Companions and FlashCards can help you with exam prep or everyday code application. Get a Combo or Study Pack and SAVE! Study Companions are comprehensive guides containing practical learning assignments and hundreds of practice questions. Illustrations and...

Australian Building Codes Board supports Fire Protection Practitioners

National support for Fire Practitioners is essential. The Australian Building Codes Board is pleased to announce the release of two new continuing professional development (CPD) courses for fire protection practitioners. Don’t miss out on the introductory discount offer – purchase now! These online courses are an...

ICC: 2021 Code Essentials Series now available

WOBO recognises that Codes and Guides can often be perceived as complex and complicated and welcomes the approach taken by ICC in this series. 2021 Code Essentials Series IBC and IFC editions now available! This straightforward, focused approach explores code requirements using non-code language.  This helpful...

IFSEC: Fire Safety in 2021 eBook

WOBO Governor David Gibson was pleased to receive the link to the IFSEC Fire Safety e-book. In a year filled with arguably just as much uncertainty as the last, in 2021 the fire industry remained dedicated to meeting challenges head on. The COVID-19 pandemic may...

Jobs opportunities within the clean energy public sector

WOBO thanks CINEA – CLEAN – ENERGY for the link to their latest newsletter. The European Clean Energy Newsletter provides an update in respect of new funding and projects linked to energy research and employment within their EU activities – a great opportunity to broaden...

ROCKWOOL Sustainability Report 2021

WOBO appreciates the information provided by ROCKWOOL. Resilient by nature At ROCKWOOL Group, sustainability is at our core. Our business strategy is driven by a passion for converting sustainable development challenges into business opportunities, through innovative products, solutions and partnerships. We just released our 2021...

International Code Council and IBQC announce the release of Good Practice Inspector Guidelines

WOBO recognises the need for “location effective” site inspection regimes. Washington, D.C. – The International Code Council and the International Building Quality Centre (IBQC) announced the release of the latest in a series of good practice building regulation documents published by the IBQC. The document, Good...

CROSS-UK Newsletter 63

WOBO thanks CROSS-UK for the link to their most informative document. CROSS-UK Newsletter 63 has been published and includes expert comments on fire and structural safety reports.   Concerns about punching shear in a flat slab Misleading fire rating on hatches Steel truss failure during...

Safety Alert – The management of design related risks

Safety – risk management is key! This alert is aimed at structural, civil and fire engineers. Significant, and tragic, failures involving structures continue to occur: fires in apartment blocks in Milan, London and Taiwan, and structural collapses in Florida and Nigeria being recent examples. This paper...

Barbour: Legislative update and support

WOBO thanks Barbour for all their support during 2021 and looks forward to maintaining the link during 2022. Welcome to the December edition of our monthly Barbour newsletter! We hope that you’re winding down for the festive period and that you get to take a...

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