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Free seminar: Procuring asbestos services, good practice and pitfalls

We are world leaders in asbestos control and management, and our experienced team can manage the whole process to ensure your site is fully compliant and safe.

Bob Harris, our Technical Director and Kate Webster, our Head of Procurement would like to invite you to a free seminar to take you through a two-part seminar covering the buying of asbestos related services in a compliant and effective manner. The seminar will include a technical overview of Asbestos services that are commonly required as part of an organisations ongoing asbestos management requirements as well as a focussed presentation on best practice in procuring these services as well as the common pitfalls that can occur in the process.

Who should attend?

This event is suitable for anyone who is involved in the buying/procurement of asbestos related services such as asbestos management, asbestos surveying and asbestos removal works. Individuals involved in the direct management of these services will also benefit from an insight into the procurement process.

Part 1 – Asbestos management services
Learning Objectives:

  • Compliance, legislation and guidance surrounding asbestos management
  • Commonly bought asbestos services including asbestos surveys, management, removal, analysis and training
  • Quality considerations including accreditation and licensing
  • Competence requirements
  • Liability considerations
  • Contractor control

Part 2 – Procurement procedures
Learning Objectives:

  • Approaches to achieving industry best practice within tender exercises
  • Purchasing drivers and the potential risks and pitfalls – Cost Vs Compliance
  • Pricing structure and score weighting considerations
  • Assessing resource capability and financial viability
  • Purchasing from frameworks – The pros & cons


09:00 – 09:30: Refreshments & networking opportunities
09:30 – 10:10: Presentation with Bob Harris
10:10 – 10:45: Presentation with Kate W
10:45 – 11:00: Q&A
11.00 – 11.40: Optional tour of AEC laboratory and Hazard House

Book online

or call katy/matt 0161 872 7111 

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