AHCA is live!

Published July 29, 2019

AHCA opening night

After months of behind the scenes activities the Asbestos & Hazardous Materials Consultants Association (AHCA) is finally out there! Now it is up to you to join and get involved!

A big thank you from the Executive Committee to SafeWork NSW and Jason Wall for being our first presenter, providing an informative look at what SafeWork NSW expect around reporting on Asbestos in Soil in NSW. Please refer to the Summary and Video below.

In addition, the Executive Committee would like to extend our thanks to Lend Lease for providing an excellent venue to launch a new association.

As mentioned in earlier posts via our LinkedIn company page, 105 attendees made it out on a cold Tuesday night, which is a phenomenal result taking into consideration any advertising was via word of mouth and LinkedIn. We hope this a testament to the need for such an association within our industry and the community at large.

To mention a few of those companies represented on the night included:

3M, AECOM, Aurecon, Ausgrid, Coffey, EDP Consultants, EHO Consulting, EI Australia, Envirolab, Enviropacific, EP Risk Management Pty Ltd, GreenCap, GreenPlus Property Services, Hibbs & Associates Pty Ltd, Hygiene Risk Australia, Industrial Health Matters, Integrated environmental, ITGA, JMB, Jim’s Building Inspections Wyong, Lend Lease, NATA, Practical Environment Solutions, Prensa, Progressive Risk Management, Property Risk Australia, Ramboll, Rare environmental, RiskTech, Safe Environments, Safe Work and Environments, SafeWork NSW, Southern Asbestos Consultancy, Sydney Trains and WSP Australia we thank you all for your commitment!

Event Feedback

If you have been to the LinkedIn Company page, you would be aware that following the event the AHCA has received some amazing feedback including;

“Well done on a successful launch event.  SafeWork NSW looks forward to a productive relationship in supporting AHCA as you progress the work in this important area”
Laurence Richey (SafeWork NSW)

“Great turnout for the first Asbestos & Hazardous Materials Consultants Association meeting. Great presentation from Jason Wall from SafeWork NSW around Asbestos in Soils. Looking forward seeing this new association grow!”
Mark Reggers (3M)

“Well done to all involved. I look forward to the association working closely with SafeWork to improve asbestos and hazardous substance management and safety. I look forward to attending the upcoming meetings”
Steven Nikolovski (SafeWork NSW)

“Great Launch AHCA. Well done. The voice of Asbestos and Hazardous Materials Consultants is now well represented in the Industry. Will spread the good news in the West 👍”
Daniel Morgan (Coffey)

“Well done for your efforts in driving this gents and Peggy. We have all needed this for a long time – it will be an invaluable association and you can count on us for support.”
James Breslin (JMB)

Since the night, we are very happy to report that we have received your questions and welcomed new members, please ensure you visit the website to submit your questions and become a member to become involved and have your voice heard!

Once again thank you to Fraser Elder, John Batty, Leroy (Lee) Brown, Nigel Johnson, Jason North, Simon Butterfield and Peggy Trompf for all of your time, effort, expense and considerable expertise without whom this important step in our industry would not have been made possible. Thank you to Graham Estreich for the photography and video on the night, his expertise and time post event is greatly appreciated. We’ll be sharing some of his photos from the night soon. Thank you also to Dave and his team at Ramen Studio.

Hope to see you all at the next event!

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