Tag Archives: Health & Safety

The Health & Safety Event returns to NEC, Birmingham from the 9 – 11 April 2019 and is bigger and better than ever. Hear from the industry’s most respected voices, network with thousands of your industry peers and uncover the future of Health & Safety.   Co-located with The Fire Safety Event, The Security Event and The Facilities Event, don’t miss your chance to access three days of unrivalled FREE CPD accredited content. For more information or to book CLICK […]

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Balfour Beatty, the UK’s largest construction company, has announced that it has set aside a “prudent” £25m provision for fines related to health and safety charges. The announcement was made in its half-year results, published on 17 August, when it was listed in the profit and loss account for “non-underlying items” for under the heading “revised legal guidelines and settlements”. A Balfour Beatty spokesperson told Health and Safety at Work: “With the introduction of new sentencing guidelines for health and […]

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Safe management of ammonia refrigeration systems This guidance has been developed by industry, following the withdrawal of HSE’s publication PM81, to give clear current cross-sector guidance on the safe management of ammonia refrigeration systems. This guidance may go further than the minimum needed to comply with the law. The guidance was written by the Food Storage and Distribution Federation’s Technical and Safety Committee, British Engineering Services, Institute of Refrigeration and other stakeholders, with support from the Health and Safety Executive. Copies […]

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FSDF AMMONIA SUMMIT  Supported by Institute of Refrigeration The Technical and Safety Committee (TASC) of the Food Storage and Distribution Federation has been working with the HSE and HSL over the last 3 years or more on new guidance for the safe management of ammonia refrigeration systems (PM81) and also on a joint industry project regarding their compliance with DSEAR. Both sets of guidance are due to be published shortly and the FSDF Ammonia Summit is scheduled to coincide with […]

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In August 2010 in USA, Millard Refrigerated Services experienced a catastrophic failure which led to the release of anhydrous ammonia after which the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board released the following Safety Bulletin and Video. Key Lessons for Preventing Hydraulic Shock in Industrial Refrigeration Systems Shock to the System FSDF Ammonia Summit | 14th October 2016 | Doncaster Racecourse FSDF’s Technical and Safety Committee (TASC) have been working with HSE and HSL over the past 3 years on […]

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We already have over 80 delegates registered for our Ammonia Summit (TASC6) which is being held on 14th October 2015 at Doncaster Racecourse. Supported by the Institute of Refrigeration and with a packed programme of industry experts sharing their considerable knowledge and experience, this is an event not to be missed. Click here for more information and to book your place.  

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LAST CHANCE TO NOMINATE! The closing date for the FSDF Health & Safety Awards nominations is fast approaching, so make sure you get your entries in to us by either using the online form or by emailing info@fsdf.org.uk. We are looking for companies who have introduced a new initiative, project or product that has enhanced the health & safety record within their own or another organisation. Don’t assume someone else in your organisation will sumbit your entry – do it […]

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How Safe Is Your Warehouse? Coordinated by the award-winning FSDF Technical & Safety Committee TASC Seminars are aimed primarily at Health & Safety, Technical and Facilities Managers working within the food and drink logistics supply chain. They provide an excellent opportunity to network with fellow industry professionals and also to hear up to date presentations on issues affecting our industry from specialist speakers who are themselves renowned experts in their field. TASC5 will focus on the warehouse environment and cover […]

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