Stephen Sadley is the Chief Executive of the Asbestos Removal Contractors Association (ARCA). Steve joined ARCA 2000 as the Association’s Business Development Manager becoming the General Manager and then CEO in 2008.
Steve has spent all his career in the asbestos management industry, which has included roles as an asbestos analyst /surveyor in the UK, asbestos project manager for the Mass Transit Railway Corporation (MTRC) in Hong Kong and asbestos manager for a UK demolition company.
Steve has a BA in Business Management and a BSc in Environmental Science, and is a Fellow of both the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) and the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).
Steve has built strong relationships across the industry, and as CEO of ARCA is a member of The Asbestos Liaison Group (ALG), which is a forum of key stakeholders, including the HSE, that work together to promote best practices in the control of and work with asbestos. He played a significant part in setting up the Asbestos Removal Management Institute (ARMI).
Asbestos Removal – Reassurance of good risk management
Clients have the legal responsibility to ensure they appoint competent contractors.
Is the contractor a member of “an established professional institution or body” and “do these bodies have arrangements in place which provide some reassurance that health and safety is part of the route to membership of their profession”? [Guidance on CDM 2015 HSE ref 153]
This seminar will discuss legal requirements and how ARCA provides a system of reassurance.
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