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Health and Safety Essentials in Anaerobic Digestion

4th March 2021 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

£195.00 – £295.00

This event has been rescheduled to 4th and 16th March.  

All places are now sold out – due to popular demand, we plan to run this course again in the very near future: watch this space for details! 



This training “Health & Safety Essentials in Anaerobic Digestion” will be delivered by specialist consultant Neill Files. Neill has been formally involved in the Health & Safety sector since 1989, following 11 years’ service in the Royal Engineers. In collaboration with Aardvark Certification Limited and ADBA, Neill has developed this course to comply with the ADCS requirements and to help promote safe practice throughout the industry.


09:30 –Registration and refreshments
10:00 – Session 1
Introduction to Health and Safety and why you need to Manage it
Relevant Legislation
Why we need to Risk Assess and have Risk Assessments
Safe Systems of Work
Emergency Planning
Safety Signage appropriate to the Hazards
Accident Investigation and Reporting
12:30 – Lunch Break and Networking 
13:15 – Session 2
Plant and Transport
Electrical Safety
Confined Space
Health and Well-being (including: Manual Handling, Noise, Vibration, PPE, Welfare)
Working at Height
Human Behaviour (Lone/Remote Working, Contractors, Visitors)
16:15 – Summary of training

16:25 – Presentation by Draeger on safety equipment and technology

16:45 – Close

THIS EVENT IS BEING DELIVERED ONLINE. The agenda will  include regular, short breaks.

Due to the Coronavirus situation, ADBA will deliver this event via video conferencing, using Zoom. Attendees will be sent a link and need only click the link and follow on screen instructions.


Why attend?

  • New staff get an ideal introduction and experienced staff get an excellent refresher
  • Promote best practice for the AD industry
  • Contribute to the welfare of staff and your company’s bottom line
  • Earn a certificate upon completing the course


Who is it for?

We encourage AD operators to attend as well as new and experienced staff from all around the AD process: feedstock suppliers, digestate specialists, engineers, managers, developers, consultants and resource suppliers. The event is open to on-farm, wastewater, food waste and all other sub-sectors in the AD industry.


ADBA and WBA (World Biogas Association) members get a discount. Group bookings, non-OECD countries and not-for-profits also get a discount (please contact )


ADBA is the UK Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association. The curriculum of this event is based on UK legislation and regulation, and the overarching learnings are beneficial to the industry around the world.


To pay by invoice please contact Greville Southgate or

For all other enquires, contact Greville Southgate at +44 (0) 20 3176 4415 and


4th March 2021
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
£195.00 – £295.00






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