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All the latest breaking health and safety news. From the Health and Safety Executive, process safety, to workplace and high hazard sites, browse Reynolds Training Services’ complete collection of articles, news, tips and advice on health and safety.
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 personnel. “This is fantastic news [...]
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 liquid storage facilities for foodstuffs, [...]
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 Sector. Below is the current [...]
The Tank Storage Association is an industry based organisation whose members are dedicated to the professional provision of third party bulk liquid storage in the UK. Current President, Andrew Amos, has announced he is stepping down from the position. However, he will recommence as the role of vice-president in order to accelerate TSA's future plans. Paul Denmead, Director of Terminal [...]
Process Safety Performance Indicators mark the difference between a safe and unsafe site. After all, the knowledge we acquire is critical to: Preventing major incidents such as Buncefield Learning from events to avoid similar occurrences in the future Accurate reporting informs decision makers, metrics providing a guide against which safety systems can be tailored at site and group level. [...]
Poor process safety management can have devastating impacts on sites and, equally, strong protective barriers can prevent, control and mitigate incidents. Good process safety management, of course, doesn’t happen by accident. It requires active engagement across all aspects of plant, process and people. Let’s take a look how the 3 P's work together in harmonious health and safety: 1. Plant: [...]