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Training, Safety and Environment working group continues focus on odour

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Last week, we were pleased to hold a meeting of our Training, Safety and Environment working group. Hosted by Thomas Minter at Malaby Biogas in Wiltshire, attendees were able to tour the plant and listen to Thomas’s experience of developing and running an AD plant. Huge thanks to…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, training, safety and environment working group, environment, health and safety, training, secondary containment, bioaerosols, Environment Agency

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

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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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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, secondary containment, training, safety and environment working group, capita-projen, EA

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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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Training, Safety and Environment Working Group - 23 March

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The Training, Safety and Environment Working Group, chaired by Terry Brownhill, will be meeting on Wednesday 23 March from 10:30-14:00. The group will discuss a range of current topics, including ADBA’s work on training, the Best Practice Scheme, and odour management (which will include input from the Environment Agency).…

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Tags: Training and Safety, Working Group, best practice scheme, EA, odour, secondary containment

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Have your say on Secondary Containment guidance

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The EA have made clear at ADBA’s recent regulatory forum (see presentation by Viv Dennis) and in other meetings that they remain concerned about containment failure incidents in the AD industry. Our Training, Safety and Environment Management Working Group has been working on secondary containment guidance for the…

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Tags: ADBA, anaerobic digestion, AD, biogas, Training and Safety, Environment Agency, permitting, secondary containment, best practice, jess allan, Matt Hindle, ciria, containment, environmental performance

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Training and Safety: comment on syllabus and meeting at UK AD & Biogas 2015

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As you may know ADBA’s Training, Safety and Environment Management Working Group has been working on a draft syllabus for operator training. This is designed to help improve operational standards, meeting the needs of developers, operators, regulators and insurers. We are now looking for comments on this from…

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Tags: Training and Safety, food waste operators, crop operators, training, secondary containment, permitting, environmental permitting, best practice, biogas, anaerobic digestion, Matt Hindle

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Secondary containment: producing industry-led guidance

ADBA’s Training, Safety and Environmental Management group coordinated a meeting between industry representatives and the Environment Agency this week to discuss secondary containment. We have picked up increasing concerns about onerous requirements in some cases, while the Agency continues to express their concern about containment failure incidents and…

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Tags: EA, best practice, Environment Agency, Defra, Matt Hindle, secondary containment, guidance, crop operators, food waste operators

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