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

ATaC News magazine Summer 2018 available online

This issue covers news from the asbestos management industry, qualification information for asbestos analysts and surveyors, as well as guidance articles.

Did you know that Contamination Expo will take place at the NEC in September … meet ARCA / ATaC on stand 5M90.

Read how ARCA / ATaC staff and members are planning to support this year’s Charity Week … Colour Obstacle Rush, fun runs and more.

Don’t miss reading the latest issue of ARCA / ATaC News, the journal for asbestos management professionals available online here.

ARCA / ATaC Staff take on Colour Obstacle Rush for Charity!

To support the ARCA Charity Week 2018, some of the staff are heading to Uttoxeter Race Course in Staffordshire on Saturday 14th July to take on the 5K Colour Obstacle Rush.

Over the course, the staff will be tackling 20 obstacles and will get doused in colour as they pass 8 colour stations whilst running … or walking the 5K course.

The team: Giulia, Isabelle, Louisa, Sarah B, Sarah H, Satish, Shaun and Steve are really looking forward to the day and are hoping to have fun while raising money for the ARCA charities.

All support would be welcome, as all donations can make a difference. Donations can be made at the ARCA / ATaC Just Giving Page, which can be found at www.justgiving.com/teams/ARCACharityWeek18

ATaC joins the Contamination Expo Series 2018

New date and venue for Expo

ATaC, the Asbestos Testing and Consultancy Association, is pleased to announce attendance at the Contamination Expo Series 2018 to be held at the NEC Birmingham.

This is the third year the Contamination Expo Series has been held, however it is the first year the Expo will be at the NEC. The event will be made up of seven sectors, including hazardous waste and land remediation, all focussed on providing information on, and solutions for, contamination issues.

“Exhibiting at the Contamination Expo will help us to continue communicating how crucial it is for duty holders, such as property owners and managers, to understand how to manage asbestos safely,” commented Stephen Platkiw, the ATaC Manager.

“We are delighted that ATaC is joining Contamination Expo Series again this year,” stated Daniel Rogers, Events Director of the Contamination Expo Series. “The event attracts visitors from a number of different sectors, many of which the risks from asbestos could affect, whether in buildings or in the ground.”

Contamination Expo will be held on 12-13 September and entrance to the exhibition and seminars is free – tickets can be ordered at www.contaminationexpo.com

ATaC News magazine Spring 2018 available online

This latest issue of the ATaC / ARCA News magazine includes asbestos industry news, guidance and information on CSCS cards for asbestos surveyors and analysts.

Also, there are articles on research being undertaken by the HSE Science Division, developing people in the workplace and a short piece highlighting the amendments to the Asbestos Essential (HSG 210) task manual.

In January 1992 the first issue of ARCA News was published, now you can read the 100th issue of the journal for asbestos management professionals … available online here