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A one day course covering health, safety and environment for waste operations Aligned to the SWITCH competence frameworkAffiliated with Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS)Ensures staff can demonstrate appropriate levels of Health, Safety & Environmental awareness. This course is designed for employees requiring access to Waste Management sites. Successful completion of appropriate results in EUSR registration for SHEA SWITCH (Waste & Resource Management) or SHEA (Waste & Resource Management) Waste collection: Drivers & Operatives. For more
Are you up to date with current Waste Management Legislation? Albion Environmental Ltd are running our Introduction to Waste Management course at our training Centre in Ayr. We have spaces remaining on our REHIS Introduction to Waste Management Course on 27th February 2019. Guarantee your spot by booking here or contacting john@albion-environmental.co.uk. Jointly awarded with the Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland (REHIS), this course has been designed to provide employees who regularly handle waste
Please join us in welcoming Jane Bond to the team as Project and Business Director to support our continued growth. Jane comes from a background of waste and resource management from both the public and private sector. In her role as Project & Business Director, Jane will assist and direct our team with identifying and developing new business and supporting the delivery of projects. We look forward to working with Jane and in the development
Albion Environmental Ltd is delighted to have recently been awarded a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) project, working with the Open University to help Albion acquire the knowledge, in-house capabilities and technical expertise to complete bioaerosol assessments.  We are currently recruiting for this exciting 24-month fixed term post. The successful associate will be employed by The Open University, but based full-time at Albion Environmental’s offices in Ayr. Working alongside internationally renowned experts in the field of
Albion Environmental Ltd is delighted to announce that our trainers Sam Grant and Craig Chandler are now approved Energy and Utility Skills (EUSR) SHEA training providers.  This new Passport scheme is a collaboration between Energy & Utility Skills and SWITCH (Scottish Waste Industry Competency Health and Safety Forum) to further support and promote health and safety in the resource management industry in Scotland. The SWITCH Forum which includes Local Authorities (LA’s), public, private and third
Please find below an important message about SWITCH. Dear Colleague, As a Forum we have worked hard this year to review our work for the past 4 years, which has highlighted many of our successes and achievements even though it is entirely based on us collectively giving our time on a voluntary basis. It has also given us a chance to review our governance system, structure and documents to consider how best to put it
Albion Environmental are pleased to be able to offer a comprehensive range of training courses in the Social Care and Health & Safety sectors through our new eLearning suite. Courses in a variety of areas ranging from Abrasive Wheels through to Working Safely are delivered via our innovative video training modules and all courses are approved by the relevant bodies – RoSPA, IATP, EFE, IIRSM or CPD.   Sign up online and receive instant access
The 2021 Biodegradable waste to landfill ban is rapidly approaching with less than 26 months before it is implemented, but is Scotland really ready? The current industry consensus is that there is a shortfall in alternative capacity of 900,000 tonnes in the first year. It may end up being less than this once the exact definition of “biodegradable waste” is fully understood but it also may be much more than this if some of the
Alasdair presents lecture to University of the West of Scotland (UWoS) students on Waste Management. All too often the focus in developing countries is building roads, schools, houses etc. and good waste management is often forgotten. Using his experience from travelling to Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Alasdair put in context the difficulties faced by developing countries. What is more important? A new road A hospital Clean drinking water Waste management In many cases it
Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) new licensing requirements effective from 1st September 2018, impacting all new large construction projects across Scotland.   What has Changed? The recent changes to the regulations have been implemented to reduce the potential risks of pollution to the water environment from construction sites. Work at new construction sites, including land preparation, are now prohibited at sites where a licence is required without: Obtaining a licence from SEPA; and Adhering to a