Development, infrastructure and civil engineering carry a multitude of risks to the environment and are controlled by a complicated legislative structure with ever-changing goalposts. There is a recognisable need for the provision of advice and
guidance in order to navigate through the regulatory maze.
This one day course is delivered in a classroom environment with a mixture of presentation and learning activities. The topics covered include:
• Regulatory framework and liability
• Environmental management systems and risk
• Pollution prevention and control
• Waste management
• Oil and materials storage
• Resource management and contaminated land
• Energy efficiency and carbon management
• Environmental monitoring and compliance
This course is aimed at:
- Health and safety advisors
- Site managers
- Planners, local authority, sub-contractors, supply chain
This course will teach you the basics of environmental awareness and allow you to identify environmental aspects and impacts. It will provide an understanding of how to plan, design, and monitor the works to reduce environmental risks and ensure compliance with environmental legislation.
Christopher Toop BSc
Chris holds a BSc (Hons) in Wildlife and Countryside Conservation and has extensive experience of providing ecological support to a wide range of clients, including Network Rail, the Environment Agency and Internal Drainage Boards. His experience spans from project inception including baseline surveys to assist in scheme design, to post-works site restoration, through on-site supervision of mitigation measures at construction phase and production of Environmental Impact Assessments. These have included novel approaches to project planning, dealing with protected and invasive species, troubleshooting and navigating a course through environmental legislation to allow schemes to proceed on time and within budget.