Their latest plan is to do the usual on-farm visits but if they find any health and safety laws have been broken then they will operate a fee for cost recovery, also known as Fee for Intervention (FFI).
With plenty of people out there in the market place looking for new jobs, it is essential you go for interviews with your competency certificates reflecting your current skills. There are plenty of people now looking for new jobs and Employers will be inclined to choose the candidate who presents them with the least expense in training. […]
New pesticide regulations came into effect on 18th July 2012 in the UK, effectively removing grandfather rights for sprayer operators, and requiring mandatory testing for spraying equipment; with the exception of hand held and knapsack sprayers. Practical Implications Existing certificates of competence for spray operators are, and will be still recognised. National Sprayer Testing Scheme […]
This is the season for pesticide application, and unless born before 31st December 1964, those working within the industry must hold a valid Certificate of Competence. Land based training provider Newlands Training offer the full range of pesticide spraying courses from the NPTC, allowing those without ‘Grandfather Rights’ the opportunity to work safely within the […]