• ARCA members raise funds to support Mesothelioma UK
    by ARCA Blogger on November 12, 2019 at 10:08 am

    During this year’s Charity Week, ARCA staff and members got involved in various events and activities, raising over £5,500 for Mesothelioma UK. Funds were raised by taking part in; paintballing, a three-peak challenge, nuclear running events, hula hooping marathon, and there was lots of baking and eating. The Association supports Mesothelioma UK – a national The post ARCA members raise funds to support Mesothelioma UK appeared first on ARCA.

  • ARCA and Members commit to a third unannounced site audit each year
    by ARCA Blogger on November 6, 2019 at 10:21 am

    Association members take a further step to demonstrate high standards Today the Association announced that, to continue supporting high standards across membership, the Site Audit Accreditation Scheme requirement would now be increased from two to three unannounced site audits each membership year from January 2020. The Association’s Rules of Membership set out the requirements of The post ARCA and Members commit to a third unannounced site audit each year appeared first on ARCA.

  • ARCA appoints Membership & Client Relationship Officer
    by ARCA Blogger on October 31, 2019 at 9:28 am

    ARCA is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Glossop as the Association’s Membership & Client Relationship Officer. Over the last few years managers of the Association have been visiting ARCA and ATaC members, to provide the opportunity to discuss directly with the owners or senior managers, any issues affecting individual members and how the The post ARCA appoints Membership & Client Relationship Officer appeared first on ARCA.

  • ARCA announces support for Mates in Mind
    by ARCA Blogger on October 22, 2019 at 8:16 am

    ARCA is proud to announce its support for Mates in Mind, a charity that strives to improve and promote positive mental health in the workplace. Mates in Mind was established to support and improve the mental health across the construction industry. Due to success in transforming mental health culture of workplaces across the sector, recognition The post ARCA announces support for Mates in Mind appeared first on ARCA.

  • ARCA Member Regional Meetings – Dates for your diary!
    by ARCA Blogger on October 17, 2019 at 8:43 am

    Dates for the next ARCA member regional meetings are available online. The regional meetings will include an update on the asbestos licence renewal process and guidance, the ARCA Site Audit Accreditation Scheme 2020 and the CITB Grants/Funding available for 2019/2020. Register for your free place here in one simple step. We look forward to seeing you soon! The post ARCA Member Regional Meetings – Dates for your diary! appeared first on ARCA.

  • ARCA News Magazine Autumn 2019 available online
    by ARCA Blogger on October 10, 2019 at 8:37 am

    This latest issue of the ARCA News magazine includes association and asbestos industry news, as well as articles on guidance and asbestos licence renewal preparation. Also, there are articles on assessing competency in asbestos removal and how ARCA processes CITB grants on behalf of members. Don’t miss reading ARCA News, the journal for asbestos management The post ARCA News Magazine Autumn 2019 available online appeared first on ARCA.

  • Audit results show standards continue to rise
    by ARCA Blogger on October 9, 2019 at 8:26 am

    ARCA award recognises 6 consecutive excellent audits More member contractors gain the ARCA Gold Site Audit Award this year, even when nearly 90% of the combined audits were unannounced. ARCA acknowledges member contractors’ consistent high performance on-site by presenting a Gold Site Audit Award. This award is not for just one excellent audit in one The post Audit results show standards continue to rise appeared first on ARCA.

  • ARCA Gold Training Awards Announced for 2019
    by ARCA Blogger on October 8, 2019 at 8:36 am

    The Asbestos Removal Contractors Association is delighted to announce the thirty-seven member companies who have achieved the Gold Training Award for 2018/2019. These member companies achieved this award by training over eight operatives and/or supervisors with ARCA during the twelve-month period, and the candidates achieved an average score of 92.5% or above. “I’m pleased to The post ARCA Gold Training Awards Announced for 2019 appeared first on ARCA.

  • ARCA reaches landmark 2,000 CSCS cards
    by ARCA Blogger on September 17, 2019 at 9:02 am

    Today the Association issued the 2,000th CSCS card, under the ARMI Skills Card Scheme. The 2,000th CSCS card was a blue skilled worker card for an asbestos removal operative, and was made available as a physical and virtual card. “This is an amazing number of cards issued. We only started issuing CSCS cards for operatives The post ARCA reaches landmark 2,000 CSCS cards appeared first on ARCA.

  • ARCA receives Centre of Excellence Award from RSPH
    by ARCA Blogger on September 12, 2019 at 11:06 am

    On behalf of the Association, Steve Sadley and Satish Patel, were delighted to accept the Centre of Excellence Award yesterday at the RSPH Hygeia Awards 2019 event in London. The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) Centre of Excellence Award recognises centres which show commitment to their learners through high levels of teaching and support, alongside The post ARCA receives Centre of Excellence Award from RSPH appeared first on ARCA.