|The goal of contaminated land management and site auditing is to ensure the protection of human health and the environment.|
|Venue||University of Technology Sydney Cnr of Thomas and Harris Streets, Ultimo, NSW|
|Date||Wednesday 30 May|
|Non Members Cost||$1340|
|Event Contact||Marea Martlew|
|Contact Phone||+61 2 95141766|
|Hosted By||UTS School of the Environment|
This module provides essential knowledge to professionals assessing the risk of harm from COCs (contaminants of concern). It deals with the properties of COCs, factors affecting their fate and transport in the environment, their on- and off-site effects and the analytical methods required for defensible reporting. The importance of establishing DQOs and applying QA/QC procedures to site assessment process and appropriate reporting of uncertainties will be addressed.This module is one of six in the series developed with the support of Contaminated Sites Section of the NSW EPA.
The modules are designed to provide opportunities for professionals working in or intending to enter the field of contaminated site assessment, remediation and management (CSARM) to update and enhance their knowledge in this multi-disciplinary area.
Who Will Benefit?
This program is particularly useful for:
- Environmental consultants, environmental engineers and managers
- Aspiring contaminated site auditors
- Local Government Environmental Health and Planning Officers
- Allied professionals including engineers, soil scientists, chemists and ecotoxicologists
- Professional engineers and scientists seeking a change in career direction.
- Regulatory drivers for investigating contamination
- Major contaminants of concern, their behaviour in various media, persistence and transformation
- Understanding contamination in soils, sediments and groundwater
- Quality considerations for contaminant assessment