Health & Safety : In Focus

cold chain compliance

Cold Chain Compliance is the brand for the advisory work of the Federation. Our focus will be on producing simple, accessible, guides that tell people what they need to know about key regulatory challenges from health and safety, to refrigeration management and food safety, as well as providing bespoke answers to member’s compliance queries.

IN FOCUS

This is where you will find in depth compliance guidance on cold chain specific health and safety challenges.

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HOW TO USE OUR AMMONIA GUIDANCE

The Cold Chain Federation’s Ammonia Refrigeration guidance is made up of three documents, each with a specific purpose and audience. This document gives a brief overview of each guide and who it is aimed at.

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SAFE MANAGEMENT OF AMMONIA REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS

This guidance has been developed by industry following the withdrawal of HSE's publication PM81 to give clear current cross sector guidance on the safe management of ammonia refrigeration systems.

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PROCESS SAFETY MANAGEMENT (PSM) FOR AMMONIA REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS

Following publication of Safe Management of Ammonia Refrigeration Systems, the Cold Chain Federation’s Technical and Safety Expert Group produced this new guidance that sets out recommended Process Safety Management Procedures that if implemented will provide assurance that ammonia refrigeration systems are being safely managed.

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HAZARDOUS AREA CLASSIFICATION OF AMMONIA REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS IN COMPLIANCE WITH DSEAR 2002

This document has been developed to provide guidance for industry regarding the hazardous area classification of ammonia refrigeration systems in compliance with requirements of the Dangerous Substances and the Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002 (DSEAR).

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PRIMARY AUTHORITY ADVICE NOTE - AMMONIA GUIDANCE

This Primary Authority Advice has been produced by Slough Borough Council in partnership with The Cold Chain Federation for use by members of The Cold Chain Federation to help their business comply with the law.

    For more information or to talk to us about your compliance challenges

    Contact the team on l 0118 988 4468 or email compliance@coldchainfed.org.uk