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Process Safety Forum (PSF) Publishes October Newsletter

The Process Safety Forum (PSF) has published its latest newsletter, featuring key safety messages from around the world as well as the latest information on the ever-evolving challenge of functioning safely during the COVID-19 pandemic.This edition deals with:The impact of a second wave of COVID-19 on operations.The importance of avoiding complacency while regulators are attempting [...]

By |2020-10-06T11:33:40+01:00October 6th, 2020|Health and Safety News, Industry News|Comments Off on Process Safety Forum (PSF) Publishes October Newsletter

HSE Safety Alert: Failure to detect dangerous gas/vapour due to incorrect sample tube

The Health and Safety Executive has issued an important Safety Alert which is for the attention of anyone in the chemical processing and production sector who is involved in specifying and selecting devices for measuring concentrations of flammable and toxic gases. In a recent incident, a gas detector failed to detect the presence of a [...]

By |2020-09-16T11:33:15+01:00September 16th, 2020|Health and Safety News, Industry News|Comments Off on HSE Safety Alert: Failure to detect dangerous gas/vapour due to incorrect sample tube

Reynolds Training Services: we’re open for business

RE: Our policy on staying safe at Reynolds Training Services by mitigating the spread of COVID-19Reynolds Training Services is fully operational. From classroom-based to simulated learning at our Lincolnshire premises, to delivering health and safety solutions directly at your site, it’s business as usual.The impact of Coronavirus COVID-19 has been felt by all. These are [...]

By |2020-06-12T10:42:38+01:00June 12th, 2020|Health and Safety News, In-House News, RTS|Comments Off on Reynolds Training Services: we’re open for business

Control of Major Accident Hazards: Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

Right now, the coronavirus means a different way of doing business is needed to protect the community, stay open and keep plant, people and processes safe. The Health and Safety Executive, on behalf of the COMAH Competent Authority, has therefore published guidance on the approach to some specific COMAH requirements during the outbreak. The following [...]

By |2020-04-24T14:36:56+01:00April 24th, 2020|Health and Safety News, Industry News|Comments Off on Control of Major Accident Hazards: Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

2020 Tank Storage Conference and Exhibition cancelled due to pandemic

TANK STORAGE ASSOCIATION PRESS RELEASE: 24 April 2020 Due to the global COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, the Tank Storage Association has announced today that it has no choice but to make the necessary decision to cancel the 2020 Tank Storage Conference and Exhibition originally scheduled for 24 September 2020, at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry. Protecting [...]

By |2020-04-24T12:18:17+01:00April 24th, 2020|Health and Safety News, In-House News|Comments Off on 2020 Tank Storage Conference and Exhibition cancelled due to pandemic

Apprenticeships in the Bulk Liquid Storage Sector – The Next Generation of Talent

TANK STORAGE ASSOCIATION PRESS RELEASE: 21 April 2020Reynolds Training Services, in conjunction with the Tank Storage Association and Cogent Skills, joined forces to develop the UK’s first apprenticeship specialism for the Bulk Liquid Storage Sector. The Bulk Liquid Terminal Technician specialism is approved by industry for use with the ‘Science Manufacturing Technician Apprenticeship Standard’.This sector [...]

By |2020-04-21T11:32:19+01:00April 21st, 2020|Health and Safety News, In-House News, RTS|Comments Off on Apprenticeships in the Bulk Liquid Storage Sector – The Next Generation of Talent

How does Brexit affect your Health and Safety responsibilities?

You may have noticed - the UK has left the EU. We have now entered what is officially termed ‘The Transitional Period’. How does this affect businesses in the High Hazards sector? Well, The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has stressed that your responsibility to protect the health and safety of people affected by your [...]

By |2020-02-05T12:24:37+00:00February 5th, 2020|Health and Safety News, Industry News, Reynolds Training Services|Comments Off on How does Brexit affect your Health and Safety responsibilities?

Reynolds Training Services: News from the awarding bodies IOSH and GQA

At Reynolds, we work with a range of awarding bodies. We’ve written before about how NEBOSH has recognised us as a Gold Learning Partner. We’re proud that NEBOSH isn’t the only accreditation body that recognises the excellence of the work we do at Reynolds. We also offer a range of courses in partnership with [...]

By |2019-10-16T15:26:26+01:00October 9th, 2019|Health and Safety News, Reynolds Training Services|Comments Off on Reynolds Training Services: News from the awarding bodies IOSH and GQA

Reynolds Training Services catching up with CATCH’s development plans

We’ve written before about the massive investment we’re making in improving the extensive training facility at CATCH. The site already boasts impressive facilities including a live three-storey process plant with control room, bunded tank farm, process simulator, Skills Enhancement Centre, access zone, CompEx zone and confined space entry zone as well as engineering workshops [...]

By |2019-10-16T15:21:35+01:00October 8th, 2019|Health and Safety News, Reynolds Training Services|Comments Off on Reynolds Training Services catching up with CATCH’s development plans

Reynolds Training Services bulk liquid apprenticeship – the story so far

Reynolds Training recently welcomed the first cohort for our new apprenticeship, developed in conjunction with the TSA (Tank Storage Association), Cogent and industry. This is the culmination of years of planning and consultation on behalf of us here at Reynolds. We’ve been saying, for some time, that apprenticeships are crucial to the continuing success [...]

By |2019-10-16T15:18:08+01:00October 7th, 2019|Health and Safety News, Reynolds Training Services|Comments Off on Reynolds Training Services bulk liquid apprenticeship – the story so far