• Training Certificate Expiry Service
    by ARCA Blogger on January 17, 2019 at 9:33 am

    To support members the training team have been sending letters monthly to remind members of up and coming training certificate expiries for their staff (operatives, supervisors, contract managers). The training team has developed a new system whereby emails will be automatically generated and sent to the members’ training contact with a report attached. The report […] The post Training Certificate Expiry Service appeared first on ARCA. Read more →

  • ARCA News Magazine Winter 2018 available online
    by ARCA Blogger on December 17, 2018 at 10:02 am

    This latest issue of the ARCA News magazine is now available to read online. Association and industry news, as well as articles on guidance and the management of asbestos soils are included in this Winter 2018 issue. There is also an article on end-client’s responsibilities in appointing a contractor, and planning/removal asbestos containing materials. The […] The post ARCA News Magazine Winter 2018 available online appeared first on ARCA. Read more →

  • ARCA Regional Meetings – Dates for your diary
    by ARCA Blogger on December 12, 2018 at 9:32 am

    Dates for the next round of ARCA regional meetings are now available. These meetings will include an update on the inaugural ALC licensed asbestos sub-group meeting with the Asbestos Licensing Unit and the January 2019 ALC meeting hosted by ARCA. All attendees will receive a Certificate of Attendance to complement training records and demonstrate and […] The post ARCA Regional Meetings – Dates for your diary appeared first on ARCA. Read more →

  • Book Training now for 2019
    by ARCA Blogger on December 6, 2018 at 10:17 am

    To support your planning all scheduled training course dates for 2019 are available online. Offering a wide range of specialist training courses to suit you and your team’s needs, and delivered by qualified trainers at training centres across the UK, ARCA is your trainer of choice. Call us if you need a bespoke asbestos training […] The post Book Training now for 2019 appeared first on ARCA. Read more →

  • ARCA members raise funds for Charity
    by ARCA Blogger on December 4, 2018 at 9:19 am

    This year ARCA staff and members have raised £16,000, by taking part in various activities, from; muddy fun runs and bike challenges to baking cakes. The Association supports Mesothelioma UK; a national resource dedicated to supporting people suffering with asbestos cancer and also this year has supported the Wigan and Leigh Hospice; a charity providing […] The post ARCA members raise funds for Charity appeared first on ARCA. Read more →

  • ARCA staff study for NEBOSH Diploma
    by ARCA Blogger on November 28, 2018 at 9:18 am

    ARCA managers, trainers and auditors, a group of 8, have begun studying for the NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety. They will be studying for this diploma over two years, through distance learning. NEBOSH Diplomas are globally recognised qualifications, with the National Diploma the flagship NEBOSH award. This diploma provides core health and […] The post ARCA staff study for NEBOSH Diploma appeared first on ARCA. Read more →

  • Asbestos Removal training course for Administrators available in Manchester
    by ARCA Blogger on November 26, 2018 at 11:41 am

    To support contractor’s administration staff ARCA delivers a one-day training course so that they can experience what working on-site is really like and some of the issues their colleagues may face, in a safe and controlled environment. The course includes some practical hands on tasks such as; use of RPE, elements of enclosure construction and […] The post Asbestos Removal training course for Administrators available in Manchester appeared first on ARCA. Read more →

  • Delays to the Government’s Asbestos Management Assurance Process for managing asbestos in their schools
    by ARCA Blogger on November 19, 2018 at 1:47 pm

    Last week the Department for Education reopened its ‘Asbestos Management Assurance Process’, an exercise which asks school employers to declare whether they are compliant with their legal duty to manage asbestos in their schools. Delays to the project, largely due to it not being mandatory, mean that the findings, now not due until Spring 2019, […] The post Delays to the Government’s Asbestos Management Assurance Process for managing asbestos in their schools appeared first on ARCA. Read more →

  • ARCA receives award from Mesothelioma UK
    by ARCA Blogger on November 7, 2018 at 9:30 am

    Today Steve Sadley, the Chief Executive of ARCA, was delighted to accept Corporate Partner of the Year 2017/2018 award from Mesothelioma UK, on behalf of the Association. Presenting ARCA with this award, Mesothelioma UK thanked the Association’s staff and members for their outstanding support over the last few years. The funds raised by ARCA have […] The post ARCA receives award from Mesothelioma UK appeared first on ARCA. Read more →

  • ARCA can now confirm that HSE has published new guidance on Plans of Work
    by ARCA Blogger on November 2, 2018 at 10:52 am

    New guidance on Plans of Work, produced as result of recommendations from the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 Post Implementation Report (PIR) has now been published by HSE. HSE have now given permission for this to be circulated to ARCA members. This guidance is aimed at HSE inspectors to aid consistency when assessing the suitability […] The post ARCA can now confirm that HSE has published new guidance on Plans of Work appeared first on ARCA. Read more →