Topic outline

  • Sessions 1 - 3

    • Session 1 - Introduction to Dust - This session will provide delegates with an introduction into dust, proving some key definitions, descriptors and identifying the types of dust and their respective impacts on health and annoyance.
    • Session 2 - Legislation - Legislation and guidance will be reviewed, focusing on including the issues around nuisance and planning.
    • Session 3 - Assessment of Dust - This session will focus on the monitoring evaluation and assessment of dust, it will introduce terminology and describe the FIDOL/FIDOR/AQO criteria that may apply. The session will review IAQM dust monitoring guidance.
    • Sessions 4 - 7

      • Session 4: Control and Abatement of Dust - Abatement techniques appropriate for control of dust will be discussed, including wet, dry, physical and chemical methods and appropriateness of use. The session will link some of these techniques to the Mayor of London's guidance on control of dust from construction and demolition.
      • Session 5: Cast Study - Siting of Monitors - Based on the first 4 sessions a trainer led case study will review the key issues around the selection, suitability and location of monitoring around a site. The session will provide opportunities for discussion and review.
      • Session 6: Cast Study - Assessment of Data - This case study will review the type and quality of data arising from monitoring, it will look at the fitness for purpose of monitoring and assessment, and provide an opportunity to discuss potential enhancements or alternatives to the proposed methods based on the scenario presented.
      • Session 7: Case Study - Dust Management Plans