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HSE’s Noise exposure calculator changes

The Health and Safety Executive has made changes to its noise exposure calculator. This tool can help you work out your daily noise exposure, weekly noise exposures, and estimate the performance of hearing protection. The updated calculator can be found on their website at:

Landgage Heritage joins FAME

It is with great pleasure, that we welcome our newest FAME member, Landgage Heritage. Landgage Heritage are an archaeology and heritage consultancy who serve their clients with rigour, professionalism and care. They operate in the planning and development sector, and work across the UK. They have expertise in archaeological and heritage assessment, the procurement and […]

Six evidence-based interventions, adapted from public health models, that archaeology organisations can adopt to measurably reduce harassment

Two new Open Access articles have been published on the topics of harassment in Archaeology:  Documenting Cultures of Harassment in Archaeology: Disrupting Cultures of Harassment in Archaeology: In addition, the author, Barbara Voss, has also posted a blog article with six evidence-based interventions, adapted from public health models, that archaeology organisations can adopt […]

Oxford University Dept of Continuing Education Courses and Workshops in the Historic Environment 2021

After a long pause, Oxford University’s Continuing Education department have launched a new interesting programme of online courses for professionals in the historic environment to run over the next few months. They are offering six courses online, five of them completely new, touching on the areas of key skills and knowledge, career development, and challenging […]

Archaeological Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship – Cirencester College

Cirencester College are looking to move forward with delivering the Level 3 Archaeological Technician Apprenticeship. They are now in a position to work with employers who may potentially want to recruit an apprentice, to agree the best training delivery model for all. Cirencester are aiming to deliver this apprenticeship across the whole of England, regardless […]

Archaeology & the Construction Industry Scheme

FAME is happy to announce the release of our advice note on Archaeology and the Construction Industry Scheme. You can download it here:Archaeology and the Construction Industry Scheme v1.1 This follows on from older FAME advice, but updated with reference to the specific guidance. This document also contains a version control. Please check here to […]

Rebuilding Heritage: Applications are open

Applications are now open for Round 4 of Rebuilding Heritage.  The deadline to apply is 11pm on 30 March.  You can find out all about the one to one expert support (business planning, media and communications, fundraising and legal) and training (leadership, wellbeing, digital marketing for freelancers, financial literacy and workplace inclusion) on their website: […]

ACRA 2021 Online Learning Opportunities

As part of FAME’s partnership with ACRA (American Cultural Resources Association), all FAME members can access any of ACRA’s 2021 Online Learning Opportunities at the advertised International Partner discounted rates. To access your discount, please contact Doug Rocks-Macqueen at to receive a registration code. 2021 Online Learning Opportunities The slate of ACRA’s 2021 continuing […]

FAME response to the ‘Cultural Heritage Impact Assessment – Guidance and Standards’

Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) has appointed Archaeological Management Solutions (AMS) to update the existing guidelines covering the assessment of impacts on Cultural Heritage by projects funded or carried out under the auspices of TII. The guidance and standards document(s) will address the key principles of Cultural Heritage Impact Assessment. These will apply to all Planning […]

Making your workplace COVID-secure during the coronavirus pandemic

The Health and Safety Executive has created an overview of the things you should do to help make your work and workplace COVID-secure. Essentially, a list of all the relevant guidance. This is for employers, but workers and the self-employed and FAME recommends all members look at it to ensure you are undertaking best practices: […]

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