Monthly Archives: June 2017

ARCA to deliver keynote speech at the EAF conference

The Asbestos Removal Contractors Association (ARCA) will be supporting this years’ European Asbestos Forum (EAF) Foundation conference by delivering the keynote speech.

Steve Sadley, Chief Executive of ARCA, will discuss the role of a trade association in the asbestos removal industry, covering points such as, developing tools for the industry; providing the best support to assist members in good practices and end-clients in the safe management of asbestos, which all drive continual improvement and professionalism throughout the industry.

The EAF Foundation was formed in 2014 to focus on improving professional networks and exchanging the best and newest of knowledge regarding all matters related to asbestos, across borders and sectors – as every country in the world has asbestos problems.eaf-logo

This year the EAF Foundation conference will focus on ‘Asbestos and Industry’, and is being held on 26th September, at the Hilton Canary Wharf Hotel in London. More details can be found at www.europeanasbestosforum.org

New ARCA Training venue in Bristol

ARCA is pleased to announce a new training venue in Bristol, following a partnership with SMH Products Ltd (an associate member of ARCA).

“This new training venue is a great way to support our members. We are extremely grateful to SMH for agreeing to share their training facilities with us,” commented Satish Patel, Training Manager at ARCA. “It’s an excellent facility offering both practical areas and classrooms, which we used for the first-time last month to hold a Licensed Contract Manager training course.”

To support members in the South West & Wales, ARCA is now offering Operative, Supervisor and Contract Manager training courses at the SMH facility in Avonmouth.

The next courses to be held are:

  • 25th July 2017 – Licensed Contract Manager Update
  • 26th July 2017 – Licensed Contract Manager
  • 2nd August 2017 – Industry Refresher for Operatives

Training course details can be found on the ARCA website