Chris Bishop

UK Asbestos Training Association Ltd

Chris has been in the asbestos industry for more than 17 years. With a background in analytical chemistry and quality management, he was Quality Manager for a ISO 17025 accredited testing laboratory that also was one of the first to achieve accreditation to ISO 17020 Inspection Body status.
He gained further site experience as Technical and Training Manager for one of the largest Licensed Asbestos Removal Contractors, and in 2009 set up a small independent consultancy delivering a full suite of asbestos related training and asbestos NVQ assessments.
As Managing Director of ATAC (Asbestos Training and Consultancy) Ltd, he has a range of established clients and has worked in the construction, retail, education and health service sectors, and has project managed several land remediation schemes.

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What is asbestos?

The session will consider asbestos in soil as a contaminant from an analytical perspective and what the implications are for the client and removal teams.


  • Paul Gribble: Speaking at the Contamination Expo

    Paul Gribble - Improving safety whilst reducing sampling time of water samples

  • Graham Warren: Speaking at the Contamination Expo

    Graham Warren - NVQ and CPD: The future shape of the Asbestos sector

  • Trevor Renals: Speaking at the Contamination Expo

    Trevor Renals - The Japanese knotweed invasion, past, present and future.

  • Oliver Smith: Speaking at the Contamination Expo

    Oliver Smith - Rock wool, silica and RCFs – learning the lessons of asbestos

  • Peter Atchison: Speaking at the Contamination Expo

    Peter Atchison - Principals and Practices of Ground Gas