The new Asbestos Management Guidelines and what they mean to you

HSA Asbestos Containing Materials in WorkplacesHBE  is hosting an Asbestos Awareness and Management seminar on Tuesday 26th November about the HSA’s new Asbestos Containing Materials (ACMs) in Workplaces: Practical Guidelines on ACM Management and Abatement.

Our guest speaker for this event is Darren Arkins, senior inspector with the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) and a council member of OHSI.

Darren heads up the Occupational Hygiene Unit in the Chemical Policy and Services Division of the Authority, and has shaped the new guidance, so this is your chance to understand your responsibilities as an employer and/or facilities, building or property manager.


Darren Arkins           Senior Inspector, Chemicals & Prevention Division – HSA

John Hogan               Partner – Leman Solicitors

Ciaran McCarron     Senior Asbestos Consultant – HBE Risk Management

Nick Cranney            MBR Asbestos Managemenet System – Puredrop

Who should attend?

Building Managers, Facilities Managers, Estates Managers, Health & Safety Managers, Architects, M&E Consultants and Contractors and all staff with responsibility for buildings constructed before the year 2000 that are at risk of containing asbestos containing materials.

Date:    Tuesday 26th November 2013
Time:       10:00 – 12:30 (Registration from 09:30)
Venue:      Clarion Hotel, Liffey Valley, Dublin 22
Cost:     This event is free of charge. A light finger buffet lunch will be provided after the event.

We expect this seminar to be extremely popular. There is limited space, so please book early.

To reserve your place, please email