Module A: Ground Rules Contaminated Sites
Contaminated Site Assessment, Remediation and Management (CSARM) series: A program of short course modules to help environmental professionals update their specific area of expertise, extend their knowledge base and network with colleagues in industry and government.
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 module 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 scientists, engineers, managers, consultants
- Professionals aspiring to become contaminated site consultant or a site auditor as part of career development
- Environmental professionals seeking to change career direction
- Professionals whose discipline/employment is in an area allied to contaminated site assessment.
- Management of contaminated land from the perspective of legal and regulatory requirements
- New regulations and guidelines as the driving force in CSARM
- Integration of components of contaminated site assessment in order to produce reliable investigations, risk assessments and defensible reporting
- Current trends in remediation
- Responsibilities of professionals working on contaminated sites, including consultant certification; roles and contribution of stakeholders working together
- Case studies, round-table discussions with practitioners and workshopping.
Find out more about the Contaminated Site Assessment, Remediation and Management (CSARM) short course series.