Company News, Industry News

Training & Safety Consultants Ltd Honoured with Prestigious Contribution to the Community Award

Training & Safety Consultants Ltd was presented with the Contribution to the Community Award at The UK Asbestos Training Association (UKATA) Excellence Awards hosted by Olympic Athlete Kriss Akabusi, during the glittering ceremony at The Radisson Blu, East Midlands Airport Hotel Friday 7 July 2023.

The awards ceremony which marked the 15-year anniversary of UKATA, saw over 100 attendees celebrate success and unite to raise vital funds for the Mavis Nye Foundation, a charity dedicated to providing relief of financial hardship, and helping the advancement of laboratory and clinical research in the UK for the treatment of mesothelioma.

The Principal Trainer of TASC Steve Pollard expressed his delight at the award and the recognition by the UKATA Awards Committee of our commitment to give back to our local community. “This isn’t a one-off example, we have continued to support many charities, both local and national over a prolonged period and will continue to do so”.

Craig Evans, Chief Operating Officer of UKATA said “I would like to congratulate Training & Safety Consultants Ltd on winning the Contribution to the Community Award, the judging panel had a huge task in shortlisting the finalists and selecting the winners due to the number of high calibre of applications.  This award recognises the achievements of Training & Safety Consultants Ltd and its workforce, who strive to protect workers and the public from the risks associated with asbestos exposure.

The awards evening was a wonderful opportunity to celebrate success with UKATA members and associates, and having Kriss warm up the audience was one of the many highlights.

Winning the Contribution to the Community Award, is a testament to the ongoing success of Training & Safety Consultants Ltd and I have every confidence that they will continue their path of achievement”.

The event was sponsored by Asbestos Analysts Ltd, Asbestos Management Consultancy Ltd, DSK Environmental Ltd, RoundWorks IT, Specialist Training Assessment Centre Ltd and Tersus Consultancy Ltd’.

Training & Safety Consultants (TASC) is a wholly owned subsidiary company of T Sumner Smith (TSS). TASC is a UKATA approved training establishment providing all levels of asbestos training from asbestos awareness, non-licenced to licenced removal courses for operatives, supervisors and managers. Licensed courses for Scaffolder and Plant & Equipment Ancillary Licence holders, Duty to Manage and Asbestos in Soils. We also deliver IOSH Safety, Health & Environment for Construction Workers and Managing Safely courses.

For further information please see our website:


Call: 03333 114410

Contact TASC

Want to know more about our dedicated training courses or consultancy services? Please don’t hesitate to get in touch. Call on 03333 114410 or email

Contact Us