Technically Competent Manager (TCM)

The Environmental Agency (EA) is tightening regulations to ensure that all waste facilities that require a permit to operate have a Technically Competent Manager (TCM) onsite for the agreed percentage of operational hours.

Failure to nominate a TCM in your quarterly waste returns will result in a non-compliance being issued to your site, which could mean increased fees to be paid to the EA, or in the worst-case scenario, an interruption to business.

The ideal situation is that waste sites have their own operators trained and certified in the CIWM(WAMITAB) qualifications... but what happens if you need to get started, or someone leaves, or gets sick?

That’s where we can help.

At Elleteq, we can provide your nominated TCM, (COTC cover) on a short- or longer-term basis.

We can cover all waste management operations including landfill sites, composting sites (including in vessel), anaerobic digestion facilities, Material Recycling Facilities (MRF’s), Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) sites.

Utilise Our Expertise While We're On Site!

We encourage our clients to make the most of us when we are providing TCM (COTC) cover, and during our time on site we can also:

  • Mentor WAMITAB candidates
  • Review and Update site management plans and documentation
  • ​Review Health and Safety Compliance​
  • ​Conduct risk assessments
  • ​Ensure company is operating within the rules of either a Standard Rules Permit or a Bespoke Permit.
  • ​Carry out legal compliance inspections
  • ​Compile waste returns for the EA / SEPA

We can be your “support department” there when you need us, and at the heart of what you do without dictating how you should do something but guiding you to the right result for your company.

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