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Training, Safety and Environment Working Group to meet in November

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ADBA’s Training, Safety and Environment (T, S &E) working group will be meeting on 21st November. The group, chaired by David Woolgar, will be discussing the key issues relevant to their remit, including: Odour – this will include an update from the odour sub-group – led by…

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Guest blog: update from ADBA group producing odour guide

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Dr Stephen Wise (pictured above), Waste Sector Director at Amec Foster Wheeler discusses how ADBA's Training, Safety and Environment working group is tackling odour. Stephen is a recognised and well known expert within the waste management sector with over 20 years of experience at a senior level working for…

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ADBA Working Group to focus on odour management

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ADBA’s Training, Safety and Environment working group met this week to discuss the ongoing actions that they are currently working on. The meeting was hosted by CQA International, who provided an excellent lunch – thank you to Darren Bland and colleagues. This blog provides a brief summary of…

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Training, Safety and Environment Working Group to meet in February

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ADBA’s Training, Safety and Environment Working Group, chaired by David Woolgar, will be meeting on Tuesday 21st February to catch up on relevant topics, review progress on actions arising from the previous meeting and to confirm actions going forward. You can view minutes from previous meetings and find…

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ADBA working group to produce odour management guide

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Last week we held a meeting of Training, Safety and Environment working group, which was kindly hosted by Amec Foster Wheeler at their office in Cheshire. The group includes a wide range of ADBA members (including operators, developers, and consultants) and is also attended by regulators, such as the Environment…

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Get involved in the Practical Guide to AD: updated version to be published in 2017

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What is The Practical Guide to AD? The Practical Guide to AD was published in 2013 and was the first complete introductory reference tool for those developing and operating AD facilities in the UK. Aimed at a wide audience, from those with a basic understanding to those with greater technical knowledge,…

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Tags: the practical guide to ad, anaerobic digestion, biogas, crop operators, food waste operators, training, safety and environment working group

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New Health and Safety Training Tool: AD Core Operational Requirements (Safety)

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We are pleased to highlight a new reference document designed to help ensure that staff at AD plants are suitably trained in health and safety awareness. The document, entitled ‘AD Core Operational Requirements (Safety)’ or ‘ADCORS’, has been produced through a collaborative industry effort lead by…

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Regulatory Forum review: ‘To Compliance and Beyond’

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Thank you to all who attended the Autumn Regulatory Forum this week, it was great to see a wide range of ADBA members and to hear a variety of perspectives. Particular thanks to our hosts Walker Morris for providing the venue and an excellent lunch. The day was packed…

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Tags: regulatory forum, anaerobic digestion, biogas, regulation, food waste operators, crop operators, training, safety and environment working group, digestate, fire prevention, lightning, Environment Agency, SEPA, best practice scheme

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Speakers confirmed for Regulatory Forum - still time to register!

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We are looking forward to welcoming members to our Regulatory Forum on Tuesday 4 October. The programme has now been finalised and includes excellent speakers covering a wide range of regulatory topics. Click here to see the final programme; there are still spaces at this free-to-attend event, so please click here…

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Help set the agenda for the Training, Safety and Environment Working Group

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The Training, Safety and Environment Working Group are planning to meet in October and are seeking input from the wider ADBA membership to help them identify the issues to address over the coming year. The meeting will be led by the group’s new chair, David Woolgar (Director…

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Training, Safety and Environment Working Group publishes secondary containment tool

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ADBA’s Training, Safety and Environment (T, S & E) working group have now published a tool and accompanying guide to help AD operators and developers to determine the secondary containment provisions that should be in place at their site. Why is secondary containment so important? Secondary containment (such…

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Important: feedback needed on Best Practice Scheme

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We are pleased to share with you our first drafts of three Best Practice Checklists which together comprise the first phase of our Best Practice Scheme. These documents have been put together with input from members and with the guidance of our Steering Group and the regulators. These are in…

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Tags: food waste operators, crop operators, jess allan, best practice scheme, environmental performance, health and safety, operational performance, anaerobic digestion, biogas, training, safety and environment working group

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Your chance to take the lead on Training, Safety and Environment

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We are looking for volunteers to put themselves forward to play a key role in the exciting restructure of the Training, Safety and Environment Working Group. This is a great opportunity for any members interested in improving standards in the AD industry and tackling some of the biggest challenges that…

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Update from the Training, Safety and Environment Working Group

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The Training, Safety & Environment Working Group, chaired by Terry Brownhill, met last week to discuss relevant issues and ongoing work. The key points to share from this meeting are detailed below. Current work Training – the working group discussed the work being taken forward on improving training in the…

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Tags: Training and Safety, anaerobic digestion, biogas, EA, odour, secondary containment, training, safety and environment working group

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