LQM is a specialist environmental consultancy based in Nottingham (UK) with an international reputation for assessing and managing the risks posed to human health and the environment by contaminants in soil. Increasingly this is being done within a context of sustainable development and specifically sustainable brownfield regeneration.

We provide consultancy, peer review and expert witness services, contract research and training courses on all aspects of the management of land contamination to problem holders, developers and local government.

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Archive: Dec 2018

  1. ***FREE*** TECHNICAL AWARENESS WEBINAR: new British Standards ISO 18400 series

    An introduction to five new British Standards in the ISO 18400 series (free webinar)

    Wednesday 19 December at 1130 AM

    The next in an occasional series of webinars from LQM to raise the sector’s technical awareness will summarise the content of five new British Standards in the ISO 18400 series.

    The newly published standards are:
    • BS ISO 18400-104:2018 Soil quality – Sampling – Strategies
    • BS ISO 18400-202:2018 Soil quality – Sampling – Preliminary investigations
    • BS ISO 18400-203: 2018 Soil quality – Sampling – Guidance on the investigation of potentially contaminated sites
    • BS ISO 18400-205: 2018 Soil quality – Sampling – Guidance on the procedure for the investigation of natural, near-natural and cultivated sites
    • BS ISO 18400-206:2018 Soil quality – Sampling – Guidance on the collection, handling and storage of soil for assessment of biological functional and structural endpoints in the laboratory

    This free webinar will be delivered by Paul Nathanail and last for about 20 minutes. Places are limited to 99.

    If you register for a place and are unable to attend the webinar, you will be sent a copy of the slides and access to the recording afterwards.

    https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7564528244228442115

     
    Benefits
    Delegates will gain an understanding of the scope and contents of each of these standards.

    BSI have indicated that registrands will receive a code entitling them to a discount for the five new documents.

    Get the chance to ask Paul questions!

    Who should attend
    This webinar is mainly relevant to regulators (including local authority staff) and consultants involved with sampling of potentially contaminated soil, of soil from natural, near-natural and cultivated sites and of soil for the assessment of biological functional and structural endpoints in the laboratory.