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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: [...]
So what is a competence management system? The Process Safety Leadership Group defines it as: “A combination of practical and thinking skills, experience and knowledge. It means the ability to undertake responsibilities and to perform activities to a recognised standard on a regular basis.” In plain old English, this simply means introducing arrangements to control a cycle of activities within [...]