UKATA Joins Forces with The Confederation of Roofing Contractors
The UK Asbestos Training Association (UKATA), a leading association dedicated to improving the quality and standards of asbestos training, is pleased to announce its new corporate partnership with The Confederation of Roofing Contractors (CORC), a highly respected trade association representing the roofing industry in the United Kingdom.
The partnership aims to provide CORC members with information and access to comprehensive asbestos training courses, ensuring that roofing professionals possess the necessary skills and knowledge to identify and manage asbestos-related risks effectively.
The CORC, founded in 1985 , is committed to supporting roofing contractors, manufacturers, and suppliers across the UK, while championing excellence and professionalism within the industry. By teaming up with UKATA, the CORC will further strengthen its commitment to the well-being of its members and the wider roofing community.
UKATA is an industry-recognised association, making it a trusted name in the industry. Through its network of members, UKATA approved training equips individuals and organisations with the expertise needed to work safely and confidently in environments where asbestos may be present.
The collaboration between UKATA and the CORC underscores the shared commitment to promoting safe practices, raising awareness, and reducing the risk of asbestos exposure within the roofing sector.
Craig Evans, Chief Operating Officer at UKATA, said, “We are thrilled to be partnering with The Confederation of Roofing Contractors. This collaboration represents a step forward in reinforcing asbestos safety practices within the roofing industry. UKATA members provide high-quality asbestos training courses, which will ensure that CORC members have the knowledge and skills to handle asbestos-related risks effectively.”
Allan Buchan, CEO at the Confederation of Roofing Contractors, commented, We are delighted to welcome UKATA as our new corporate partner. Asbestos poses a significant risk within our industry, and it is vital that roofing professionals are adequately trained to protect themselves and others. This partnership will play a crucial role in enhancing safety standards and professional development in the roofing sector.”
UKATA (the UK Asbestos Training Association) is a leading association dedicated to improving the quality and standards of asbestos training, with the goal of protecting workers and the public from the risks associated with asbestos exposure.
They are committed to promoting excellence in asbestos training through the development and implementation of high-quality training standards, the provision of best practice guidance, and the promotion of safe and responsible working practices within the asbestos industry.
As an association, they work closely with their members to ensure that they have access to the latest information, training resources and industry updates, and provide a range of support services to help them achieve their training goals.
Their membership base includes a wide range of organisations involved in asbestos training, including training providers, asbestos removal contractors, consultants, and equipment suppliers.
UKATA are passionate about promoting safe and responsible working practices and are committed to working together with members and partners to achieve the shared goal of protecting workers and the public from the risks associated with asbestos exposure.