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ARCA and ATaC Staff Complete Bike Challenge for Charity

Team covers 480 miles in 24 hours!

The team started their challenge on Monday, leaving Rayleigh at 9am, and after 24 hours on an exercise bike in the office, they reached Glasgow!

There were some difficult and painful times but the team – Alannah, Coryn, Geoff, Giulia, Isabelle, James, Louisa, Mark, Sarah B, Sarah H, Satish, Shaun and Steve – were determined to make it to Glasgow!

Congratulations to all members of the team for their fantastic effort to raise funds for Mesothelioma UK, and the Wigan and Leigh Hospice.

You can still reward the team’s effort by donating at www.justgiving.com/teams/ARCACharityWeek18

ATaC Speaking at Contamination Expo Series 2018

Asbestos – How to manage the risks

As a partner of the Contamination Expo Series, ATaC will be supporting the event by speaking on how to manage the risks of asbestos.

ATaC will discuss how legislation requires duty holders to assess and manage the risks from asbestos containing materials in buildings such as; schools, houses and commercial buildings.

If you own or are responsible for managing a facility/building don’t miss this informative seminar.

Join ATaC in Theatre 23 on Thursday 13th September at 12.30pm.

Contamination Expo Series is being held at the NEC Birmingham on 12th and 13th September – Tickets are free by registering at www.contaminationexpo.com

Candidates progress on RSPH Level 4 Qualification

Currently six candidates are undertaking the RSPH Level 4 Certificate in Asbestos Laboratory and Project Management qualification with ATaC.

This RSPH qualification is Ofqual regulated and accepted by UKAS as meeting ‘competent person status’ as defined in LAB 30. The qualification is made up of three parts – there are two units; ‘asbestos laboratory management’ and ‘project management for asbestos removal work’, which begin with an ATaC induction day and are assessed by assignments; and following successful completion of both units there is a final professional interview.

ATaC has one candidate who has completed both units and assignments, as well as a professional interview, so is awaiting final verification before being awarded a certificate. All other candidates are in the process of completing unit 1, ‘asbestos laboratory management’.

Information on this RSPH Level 4 qualification can be found here.

ARCA / ATaC Staff bring back the bike for Charity Week!

For the first Charity Week in 2016, ARCA / ATaC staff cycled the distance between its furthest training facilities, covering 480 miles from Glasgow to Rayleigh on an exercise bike in the office.

After a rest from the bike last year, the team decided it was about time to cycle back up that hill to Glasgow!

On Monday 10th September the team will start to make their way back to Glasgow and continue throughout the working week, completing before the end of the day on Friday 14th September (hopefully!).

It’s going to be a challenge … but the team are determined to reach Glasgow!

The ARCA / ATaC team would appreciate your support … donations can be made at www.justgiving.com/teams/ARCACharityWeek18

ARCA / ATaC Staff complete Colour Obstacle Rush!

ARCA / ATaC staff completed the 5K Colour Obstacle Rush at Uttoxeter Race Course on Saturday, fundraising for Mesothelioma UK and the Wigan and Leigh Hospice as part of the ARCA Charity Week 2018.

After running, jogging and walking the 5K in the hot sun, the team reached the finish line covered in colour … yellow, pink, green, orange, blue… and having tackled space hoppers, climbing nets and foam as well as 17 other obstacles!

‘The Colour Obstacle Rush was great fun! We worked well as a team especially when taking on some of the trickier obstacles. We appreciate the support we have received so far, as all donations can make a difference to the people the charities support,’ commented Louisa Statham, Marketing Assistant at ARCA.

Donations can be made at the ARCA Just Giving Page www.justgiving.com/teams/ARCACharityWeek18