The goal of contaminated land management and site auditing is to ensure the protection of human health and the environment. This module, the first in a series of five, provides an overview of national and international contaminated site management concerns. The course focuses on the significance of contaminated site assessment in decision making through an understanding of the legislative framework of contaminated land management in NSW, the existing guidelines and the current technical and scientific approaches to CSARM.
Who Will Benefit?
This program is particularly useful for:
- Environmental consultants seeking certification
- Aspiring contaminated site auditors and environmental managers
- Local Government Environmental Health and Planning Officers
- Allied professionals including engineers, soil scientists, geologists, chemists, environmental scientists and occupational hygienists
- Environmental professionals seeking a change in career direction.
- Management of contaminated land from the perspective of legal and regulatory requirements
- New regulations as the driving force in CSARM
- Essential elements of reliable investigations and risk assessments
- Current trends in remediation
- Responsibilities of professionals working on contaminated sites; roles and contribution of stakeholders working together
- Certification of consultants
- Case studies, round-table discussions with practitioners and workshopping.