• Additional site audit bookings at new high
    by ARCA Blogger on July 16, 2019 at 8:26 am

    During the first half of this year ARCA saw more additional site audits booked and completed for members than ever before. ARCA continues to see an increase in the number of additional site audits booked by members, with the first half of this year showing a 72% increase compared to the first half of last […] The post Additional site audit bookings at new high appeared first on ARCA. Read more →

  • ARCA News Magazine Summer 2019 available online
    by ARCA Blogger on July 10, 2019 at 8:46 am

    In the latest issue of the ARCA News Magazine you can read about association and industry news, including the new developments to the ARCA Member Internal Audit App and HSE comments regarding the new asbestos licence renewal process. Also, there are articles on guidance, risk management, what UKAS accreditation entails and mental well-being in the […] The post ARCA News Magazine Summer 2019 available online appeared first on ARCA. Read more →

  • NVQs require effective planning
    by ARCA Blogger on June 25, 2019 at 8:28 am

    ARCA can provide an efficient assessment process Candidates can gain an NVQ in the shortest possible time when the assessment process is planned well in advance, especially as a candidate can need up to three assessment sites and dates scheduled. By discussing appropriate sites and timings, ARCA will be able to provide members with the […] The post NVQs require effective planning appeared first on ARCA. Read more →

  • CSCS to end exemption to CITB Test
    by ARCA Blogger on June 20, 2019 at 8:41 am

    Currently if an applicant for a CSCS card has achieved an NVQ within the last 2 years, they do not have to sit the CITB Health, Safety and Environment Test. However, following the announcement by CSCS on 17th June this exemption will be withdrawn on 2nd September 2019 to meet the requirements of the Construction […] The post CSCS to end exemption to CITB Test appeared first on ARCA. Read more →

  • Get involved in the ARCA Charity Week 2019
    by ARCA Blogger on May 23, 2019 at 8:37 am

    ARCA members have the opportunity to get involved and support the charity Mesothelioma UK. “With over 2,700 new cases of Mesothelioma still being diagnosed each year, it is vital to continue to support the important work that Mesothelioma UK does, and in particular the clinical nurse specialists at NHS hospitals across the UK,” commented Steve […] The post Get involved in the ARCA Charity Week 2019 appeared first on ARCA. Read more →

  • ARCA Member App now scores audits automatically
    by ARCA Blogger on May 21, 2019 at 8:20 am

    Recently, ARCA announced two new developments to the ARCA Site Audit App; automatic scoring and a Corrective Action Report. These developments have now been incorporated into the Member Internal Audit App. This App is an adaptation of the ARCA Site Audit App, enabling Full Contracting ARCA members to follow the same question set as an […] The post ARCA Member App now scores audits automatically appeared first on ARCA. Read more →

  • ARCA joins the Contamination Expo Series 2019
    by ARCA Blogger on May 15, 2019 at 8:36 am

    ARCA, the UK’s leading association representing asbestos removal contractors, will be exhibiting and speaking at the Contamination Expo Series on 11 – 12 September 2019 at the NEC Birmingham. The event will provide ARCA a platform to continue communicating how ARCA members can assist in safely managing and removing asbestos, and highlight property owners and […] The post ARCA joins the Contamination Expo Series 2019 appeared first on ARCA. Read more →

  • ARCA to Colour Code Site Audit Reports
    by ARCA Blogger on May 9, 2019 at 8:55 am

    Coding to confirm type of audit Going forward ARCA site audit reports will be colour coded and clearly labelled to indicate the type of audit, such as, ‘ARCA Site Audit – Unannounced’. Therefore, all parties, including the HSE, will know exactly the type of ARCA audit a report refers to. Coding: Gold for ‘ARCA Site […] The post ARCA to Colour Code Site Audit Reports appeared first on ARCA. Read more →

  • ARCA Member Regional Meetings – Dates for your diary!
    by ARCA Blogger on May 2, 2019 at 8:21 am

    Dates for the next round of ARCA member regional meetings are now available online. The regional meetings will include an update on ARCA News, the Asbestos Leadership Council and NVQ’s. We will discuss the CITB Grants and Funding that will be available 2019/2020, covering the new application form, and the assessment dates. Register for your […] The post ARCA Member Regional Meetings – Dates for your diary! appeared first on ARCA. Read more →

  • CITB to update Health, Safety & Environment Test
    by ARCA Blogger on May 1, 2019 at 9:10 am

    The CITB has announced more improvements to the Health, Safety and Environment Test as from the 26 June 2019. The Health, Safety and Environment Test is a requirement when applying for CSCS Cards. All versions of the test have been reviewed and where applicable the questions have been updated to keep up with current legislation. […] The post CITB to update Health, Safety & Environment Test appeared first on ARCA. Read more →