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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Webinar Recording: The Language of Risk

Only £30 (excl VAT) with online card payment discount.

Recent events have highlighted the limitations of using terms such as low, medium or high risk when referring to Part 2A and planning contexts.

This webinar will clarify how to evaluate risks under specific legal contexts and identify the strengths and weaknesses of the "risk" matrix that is reproduced in several commonly cited guidance documents.

This ~60min recording of the Professional Practice Webinar originally delivered on 18th October 2019 (NOTE: only access to the recording will be provided, original handouts are not included). The webinar was delivered by Paul Nathanail as part of LQM's continued commitment to raising standards among practitioners and regulators on topics of timely relevance.

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£37.50

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This webinar covered:

  • limitations of the use of terms such as "low", "medium" or "high" risk under different legal contexts
  • clarification of risk evaluation under specific legal contexts
  • strengths and weakness of the "risk" matrix commonly cited in contaminated land guidance

By the end of the webinar, you will:

  • learn of limitations of risk terminology commonly used in different legal contexts
  • better understand how to evaluate risks under Part 2A and Planning contexts
  • be better informed of the strengths and weaknesses of the commonly used "risk" matrix in contaminated land

October 2019

"Very well explained, and with very good examples." (Consultant)

"Good Part 2A dialect discussion" (Local Authority)

"i really enjoyed that ...thanks a million" (Consultant)

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