• 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 →

  • Air Management Workshop – dates now available
    by ARCA Blogger on April 30, 2019 at 8:41 am

    Following a number of requests from members, ARCA has now made available an Air Management Workshop at regular intervals throughout the year. This one-day course on air management within an asbestos removal enclosure, will include both classroom and practical sessions. It will expand candidate’s knowledge and understanding by covering the three principal components of air […] The post Air Management Workshop – dates now available appeared first on ARCA. Read more →

  • New Developments to ARCA Site Audit App
    by ARCA Blogger on April 25, 2019 at 9:40 am

    ARCA announces two new developments to the Association’s Site Audit App to enhance communication of information to Members. ARCA auditors use the App to record performance against all site audit criteria, including photographs, and once completed a report is emailed to the member’s manager. Now the App identifies and collates any non-conformities within the audit […] The post New Developments to ARCA Site Audit App appeared first on ARCA. Read more →

  • 1,500 CSCS Cards issued
    by ARCA Blogger on April 24, 2019 at 8:36 am

    Today the Association issued the 1,500th CSCS card under the ARMI Skills Card Scheme. The Association receives CSCS card applications, for both physical and virtual smartcards, on a daily basis and continues to process the applications in just four working days. Full information and application forms for temporary and skilled worker cards, for asbestos removal […] The post 1,500 CSCS Cards issued appeared first on ARCA. Read more →

  • Plan NVQs now before CSCS Cards expire
    by ARCA Blogger on April 17, 2019 at 8:42 am

    If you have Operatives and/or Supervisors with an experienced worker CSCS card, they only have 1 year to gain an NVQ. This may sound like a long time but it isn’t! You really should be planning now and booking them on the relevant NVQ assessment process. Especially as you need to plan appropriate sites and […] The post Plan NVQs now before CSCS Cards expire appeared first on ARCA. Read more →