Further regular meetings have been scheduled from now until Easter and we will regularly seek input from FSDF
members and the wider food supply chain to ensure that all issues have been covered.
Chris Sturman, Chief Executive at FSDF
commented: "We were delighted to be first out of the hat and receive the TCS&D award for Health and Safety.
Presentations from FSDF
associate members Chalcroft, Zetes, Luxonic and Carbon Management Services gave delegates insight into their products and services which could help them operate more efficiently while Jacobs examined the latest performance of the FSDF
Climate Change Agreement at the end of Target Period 2, four years into the current 10-year timescale.
The JOSH Managing Safely Course offered by FSDF
reinforces the Health and Safety Leadership Programme launched in early January 2014.
In certain cases, FSDF
and Jacobs have taken up specific issues with the Environment Agency, but overall this is a clear indication that cold store operators are serious about limiting the impact of their operations on the environment and I congratulate all those who have worked hard to achieve these great results.
Supporting the programme, the FSDF
website will feature a dedicated area that will include:
I underlined last time some of the concerns FSDF
members had raised at regional meetings.
BFFF and FSDF
have worked for some time with HSE to deliver a solution for the industry and HSE has recognised the practical limitations for cold stores.
HSE, Star Refrigeration, FSDF
, Mercury Technologies and Lincolnshire Fire & Rescue all specialise in this area and provided the content for the event.
Tim has also recently been appointed as president of the FSDF
When this article went to press, FSDF
members should have been gathering to hold the 2017 Annual General Meeting and Lunch, this year at the home of Manchester United.
Managing Director of food logistics specialist ACS&T Logistics has been appointed UK FSDF
representative to ECSLA--the European Cold Storage and Logistics Association.