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Survey: Energy Institute seeks industry input on above-ground petroleum storage tanks

The Energy Institute’s (EI) Containment Systems Working Group (CSWG) is calling on industry to help shape new above-ground storage tank guidance in a drive to establish industry good practice on remedial work to tank floors where an under tank liner is installed. A trio of surveys have been rolled out to gather expert views from [...]

By |2019-04-04T11:26:51+01:00April 4th, 2019|Health and Safety News|0 Comments

Have a healthy and safe Christmas from Reynolds Training Services

It’s that time of the year again where we’d like to take a moment to thank all of our customers, partners, suppliers and friends. Merry Christmas to one and all, and a Happy New Year. Safe to say 2018 has flown by quicker than Santa’s sleigh. And, at Reynolds Training Services, we’ve had a [...]

By |2018-12-18T09:45:04+01:00December 18th, 2018|In-House News, RTS|0 Comments

PAA\VQ-SET Level 3 Diploma for a Bulk Storage Operator (Technician)

Reynolds Training Services has received Ofqual approval of its new qualification, the PAA\VQ-SET Level 3 Diploma for a Bulk Storage Operator (Technician). The vocational qualification was designed by Reynolds Training to underpin the new Apprenticeship for a Bulk Liquid Terminal Technician, but can also be undertaken as a standalone qualification by more experienced operational [...]

Emergency response planning with UM Storage Ltd: Case study

Be Prepared, the Scout’s motto, could have been coined to describe an Emergency Response Plan (ERP). In the high hazard sector risks run high, so being prepared is essential. That’s the approach Reynolds Training Services (RTS) takes and, indeed, is the backbone of its safety partnership with UM Storage Ltd. UM Storage operates bulk [...]

By |2018-08-03T15:49:12+01:00July 27th, 2018|Health and Safety Articles, In-House News|0 Comments

TSA SHE Meeting – Apprenticeship Review

On the 27th June Reynolds Training Services hosted the Tank Storage Association SHE Meeting at the CATCH Facility in Stallingborough. At the meeting John Reynolds, MD of Reynolds Training Services provided an overview of the progress that has been made in relation to development of the Apprenticeship for Operational personnel in the Bulk Liquid Warehousing [...]

By |2018-07-16T21:15:42+01:00July 16th, 2018|Industry News, RTS|0 Comments

US CSB case study: chemical release at MGPI Industries

The US Chemical Safety Board has published a case study, ‘Key Lessons for Preventing Inadvertent Mixing During Chemical Unloading Operations’, which examines the events surrounding the October 21st 2016, chlorine gas release from the MGPI Processing Plant in Atchison, Kansas. Around 140 people were sent to hospitals as a result of the poisonous cloud, which [...]

By |2018-07-16T15:17:48+01:00January 4th, 2018|RTS|0 Comments

Do employers have to provide personal protective equipment?

It is the employer's responsibility to provide “suitable” personal protective equipment to employees who may be exposed to a risk to their health or safety while at work. Are there any exceptions to this rule? Yes, there is one. This is where the risk has been adequately controlled by other means which are equally [...]

By |2017-08-02T09:59:02+01:00July 31st, 2017|In-House News|0 Comments

Health and safety tip: how do I report an incident?

The Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013, often known as RIDDOR, regulates the statutory obligation to report deaths, injuries, diseases and dangerous occurrences. This includes near misses. If an incident has happened at your workplace: It can be reported online or; Via a telephone service for reporting fatal and major injuries [...]

By |2017-08-02T09:56:02+01:00July 26th, 2017|In-House News|0 Comments

Health and safety glossary: what is COMAH?

The Control of Major Accident Hazards – or COMAH – is a set of health and safety regulations aimed at reducing the risk to the public from Major Accident Hazard sites. These sites store hazardous substances such as petrochemical and petroleum products. COMAH came into force on 1st April 1999, with further revisions in [...]

By |2017-08-02T09:49:16+01:00July 24th, 2017|In-House News|0 Comments

Fire hazards: Who is responsible for your safety?

Regulatory Reform Fire Safety Order 2005 states that the employer is responsible for fire health and safety in the workplace. As the ‘responsible person’, you are required to: Carry out and regularly review a fire risk assessment of the premises Tell staff or their representatives about the risks you’ve identified Put in place, and maintain, [...]

By |2017-08-02T09:41:20+01:00July 19th, 2017|In-House News, Online Health and safety, RTS|0 Comments

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