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Bristol Workshop: Health & Safety Essentials for AD Operators

18 July 2019

9:30am – 4:30pm

SS. Great Britain

Gas Ferry Road
Bristol BS1 6TY

To book your place at the Bristol Workshop please click here.

Do you operate, work in or work with an AD plant or plants? 
Are you fully aware of all legal aspects of Health & Safety affecting your plant?

Delivered by Gavin Dearsley, this will be practical and interactive training, aimed at all operator staff and those with AD plant interactions.

Gavin has more than 20 years’ experience in a variety of areas including risk management, health and safety, fire safety, facilities and environmental management. He has 8 years experience of assessing and monitoring safety at AD plants in particular and currently looks after around 20 plants in the UK. Gavin has been delivering this course for 7 years.

The training looks at all aspects of plant safety, from the environment, processes and biology to working conditions, safety equipment and operational practices. It will leave you fully conversant with all Health & Safety issues, requirements and procedures and provide an extensive overview of all:
Relevant legislation & regulations; Hazards & risk assessment; Machinery hazards; Noise & vibration issues; Electrical safety; Transport safety; People on site -visitors and staff; All necessary paperwork systems and procedures.

This training will ease understanding of the requirements of the various paperwork systems and procedures and help ensure improved ownership of site HSE issues.

A course certificate will be issued after completion of the training.

To book your place please click here.

Full Agenda:

9.30am Registration & refreshments for a 10.00am start

10 am Managing Health & Safety:
Dangers of working in AD; Legislation; Risk Assessments; Method Statements; Emergency Planning; Accident Reporting and Investigation; Safety Signs and Notices

Hazardous / Dangerous Substances:
Classification; Health Effects; Safety Data Sheets; COSHH Assessment; Product Labels; DSEAR; ATEX Equipment and EX zoning plans

Machinery & Equipment:
Machinery Hazards; Case Studies – Machinery and Process Equipment; Lifting Equipment; Pressure Systems; Noise and Vibrations

1.00 pm Lunch  (provided -please inform us of your dietary requirements) 

Machinery & Equipment (continued):
Electrical Safety; Transport Safety; Case Studies – Transport

The Workplace:
Confined Spaces; Working at Height; Working the Clamps

Lone Working; Fatigue; Contractors and Visitors; Manual Handling; Personal Protective Equipment

4.00 – 4.30pm Finish

(There will be coffee breaks in both morning & afternoon sessions)

To book your place on this workshop, please click here.

This training is also taking place on 22nd May in Cambridge: Click here to link to the Cambridge registration website. 

For details or any questions, please contact Greville on