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Atkins roll out their human health soil screening values (SSVs) to the private sector and add generic assessment criteria for three non standard land use scenarios

Atkins announced at International Clean Up 2006 that their ATRISKSOIL screening values (SSVs) for assessing the potential for human health risks to be present as a result of land contamination are now being made available to the wider environmental sector.

These generic assessment criteria were first introduced two years ago and were previously only available to Local Authorities and research institutions and it is anticipated that the extended roll out should contribute to greater consistency in land quality assessment across the brownfield sector.

The Atkins SSVs have been derived consistent with the principles contained within Contaminated Land Reports 7 through to 10 and the associated CLEA Briefing Notes, with the entire process subject to a rigorous QA/QC exercise. Atkins is also adding three new landuse scenarios to the existing product, namely; parks, playing fields and open spaces, the addition of which will significantly broaden the scope of the assessors' toolkit.

Currently SSVs are available for more than 40 contaminants, including BTEX constituents, priority PAH species, carbon banded TPH, chlorinated solvents and a wide range of metals and metalloids. A programme to derive values for additional contaminants is ongoing and requests from subscribers are welcomed.

The first year's subscription for private sector clients will be combined with a one-day comprehensive training course to provide critical background information on the derivation process underpinning the screening values and their appropriate application. Further information is available at www.atrisksoil.co.uk

For further information please email Atkins

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