MAY MEMBER NEWS UPDATE



To: Members of the UK Spill Association
21st May 2019
• BEST PRACTICE GUIDE FOR SPILL RESPONDERS

The newly formed ISAS group, combining the UK Spill Contractors Accreditation Scheme with the ISAA Scheme, plans to launch a Best Practice Guide for Spill Responders. The work preparing the Guide is being carried by ISAS Steering Group member, Shirley Miles. The Guide is expected to be in circulation by the Autumn, and aims to obtain approval from all the UK and Eire Environmental Agencies. The Guide will then be launched at the UKSpill19 Conference to be held at the Fire Service College in November (dates to be confirmed).

• NEW – RESPONDER TRAINING EVENT – CASTLE ARCHDALE, NORTHERN IRELAND
As part of the merger between the UK Scheme and ISAA to form ISAS, the annual training event at Castle Archdale, in Northern Ireland is open to members of the UK Scheme. The 2 day event, over 25-26 September will cover Ground water, Fresh Water, and Heating Oil spills with a training exercise included, see details in Events on the UKSpill Home Page. Contact info@spillaccreditation.org for bookings.

• UKSPILL19 CONFERENCE

The plan is for this new event to be held at the Fire Service College, to launch the new Strategy and a Best Practice Guide for the Spill Industry. The event will be open to both members and the public, a draft programme will be launched to members shortly. Contact info@ukspill.org for more information.

• INTERSPILL 2021 VENUE ANNOUNCED

Interspill is established as the leading European Spill Conference and Exhibition, and takes place every 3 years as part of a triennial series with Spillcon in Australia and IOSC in the United States. The Interspill Committee, which is chaired by Richard Proctor, a Director of the UK Spill Association, has decided to return to Amsterdam for 2021. The event will be held at the RAI, and dates will be announced shortly. For further details www.interspill.org

• UKSPILL AT SEAWORK 2019 OVER 11-13 JUNE
UKSpill is again hosting a stand (A77) at Seawork in Southampton, over 11-13 June, with Darcy Group and Lamor UK. The event is free to enter click on -https://www.seawork.com/visit-and-whats-on/why-visit?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI7uLnjeys4gIVxPZRCh1eAgPQEAAYASAAEgJeNPD_BwE

• UKSPILL AND ISAS AT CONTAMINATION EXPO, NEC 11-12 SEPTEMBER
The UKSpill stand at the Contamination Expo this year will feature our new development with ISAS. Free Tickets for the event can be obtained by clicking on http://www.contaminationexpo.com


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