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BASIS Registration Ltd offer a wide range of training courses of relevance to the agricultural, amenity, fertiliser and environmental industries.

Nominated Storekeeper Training Course/Nominated Storekeeper Refresher + NSK Amenity

Duration

For further information on duration please see the Training Syllabus and contact your Trainer.

Other Relevant Courses

  • Dangerous Goods Awareness Training
  • Manual Handling Training
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This course enables nominated storekeepers to meet the standards of pesticide storage laid down in the 'Code of Practice for Suppliers of Pesticides to Agriculture, Horticulture and Forestry'. There is a continued requirement to take reasonable precautions and “for those storing products for placing on the market, ensuring that staff have undergone the BASIS Nominated Storekeeper Training Course or an equivalent qualification”.

Supply in this context includes not only sale to an individual or firm intending to re-sell or to apply the pesticide, but also to sale/supply as part of an application service (i.e. Contracting) (Defra Code of Practice).

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Who is this course for?

This course is for Nominated Storekeepers. It is a requirement under the Control of Pesticides Regulations (1986) that pesticide stores involved in sale and supply and holding professional pesticide products must have at least one member of staff with a Certificate of Competence in storage.

Benefits

This course will equip Nominated Storekeepers to meet the standards of pesticide storage laid down in the Defra ‘Code of Practice for Suppliers of Pesticides to Agriculture, Horticulture and Forestry’ by identifying:

  • The basic principles of good storekeeping.
  • The accountabilities of Nominated Storekeepers.
  • The relevant points of the Food and Environment Protection Act (FEPA) 1985 and
  • The associated Control of Pesticides Regulations (COPR) 1986.
  • Their responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act (1974) with special
  • reference to safe lifting, First Aid, Control of Substances Hazardous to Health
  • (COSHH) Regulations (2002) and responsibilities under the ‘Carriage of Dangerous
  • Goods and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment Regulations 2004’.

Course contents

  • Introduction to Legislation
  • Handling Products In and Out of Store
  • Product Segregation
  • Poisons
  • Storekeeping
  • Spillage Procedures
  • Practical Store Exercise
  • Accident Prevention, Lifting and First Aid
  • Fire Prevention and Security
  • Health and Safety at Work Act

Entry Requirements

  • As with any training situation, the more practical experience you have the better, as it helps you relate to the subject being discussed. It is recommended that you have at least six months experience in a store prior to attending the course.
  • The course is a valuable refresher for those with greater practical experience.

 

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Dangerous Goods Awareness Training

Duration

For further information on duration please see the Training Syllabus and contact your Trainer.

Other Relevant Courses

  • Nominated Storekeeper Training
  • Manual Handling Training
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This course is designed for persons whose duties concern the carriage of dangerous goods by road should have received training in the requirements governing the carriage of such goods appropriate to their responsibilities and duties according to chapter 1.3 of ADR.  Training requirements specific to security of dangerous goods in chapter 1.10 should also be addressed.

Who is this course for?

This syllabus concerns the training of persons other than drivers holding a vocational training certificate under The Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (Driver Training) Regulations 1996.

The training requirement in this course applies to the following individuals:

  • Employees of road vehicle operators or consignors
  • Employees who load or unload dangerous goods
  • Employees in freight forwarding
  • Employees in shipping agencies
  • Drivers of vehicles involved with the carriage of dangerous goods by road

Benefits

At the end of the course, candidates will be able to:

  • Understand their obligations under the Food and Environment Protection Act 1985 and subsequent regulation
  • Understand their obligations under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1972 (as amended)
  • Understand the identification, packaging, marking and labelling of dangerous goods
  • Understand the documentation required for dangerous goods transport
  • Understand the thresholds for “in scope” loads of dangerous goods
  • Understand the need for segregation of different types of packaged dangerous goods
  • Understand dangerous goods classes and their significance for transport by road
  • Understand the principles of safe transport of dangerous goods
  • Understand the requirements for additional equipment under the Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road Regulations
  • List the protective clothing (PPE) and spillage equipment required for vehicles transporting dangerous goods
  • Explain the purpose of ‘Instructions in writing’ and how the information should be used
  • Identify the correct procedure for cleaning up a spillage of pesticides and safe return to the depot
  • List all the first aid requirements for a vehicle carrying pesticides
  • Identify the requirements of the Poisons Rules and the use of the Poisons Signed Order
  • List the correct procedures to follow in the event of a road accident, how to alert other road users and the Emergency Services
  • Understand the requirements for transport security and the possible dangers from criminal activity and terrorism
  • Understand the basic requirements of Emergency First Aid
  • Understand the causes of fire and fire protection

Course contents

  • Legislation including Dangerous Goods
  • Pesticides, their Properties and UN Classes 1-5
  • UN Classes 6-9
  • Signs, Symbols, Packing Groups and Packages
  • Loading, Unloading and Safe Transport
  • PPE including COSHH, Emergency and Security Procedures
  • Vehicle Exercise
  • Emergency First Aid
  • Fire Prevention
  • Course Summary

Entry Requirements

  • Candidates will be expected to have a working knowledge of the Highway Code prior to attending the course.
  • As with any training situation, the more practical experience you have the better, as it helps you relate to the subject being discussed. It is recommended that you have at least six months experience with pesticides or other dangerous goods prior to attending the course.
  • The course is a valuable refresher for those with greater practical experience.

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