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Health & Safety

25 July 2011

Health & Safety Training

PCL have developed a DVD modular training programme for the Industry to train staff in procedures to ensure a safe working environment, whilst emphasising product quality and the correct use of machinery within operations that are regarded as high risk.

The DVD is free to levy payers which can be ordered by emailing your levy registration number and postcode to publications@potato.ahdb.org.uk

The programme covers 4 key areas and offers subtitles in 6 additional languages:

Polish, Portuguese, Latvian & Lithuanian – All Modules

French & Dutch – Transport Module only

  1. Introduction to Health & Safety – ideal for use as a part of an induction process.
  2. Harvesting – a session for use at the commencement of the season.
  3. Storage – highlights the hazards of working at height and low levels of lighting.
  4. Handling – covers the transportation of potatoes in bulkers, boxes and bulk bags.