Landspreading Syllabus [1 June 2016]

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Title

LANDSPREADING (LSNHW)

 

Syllabus Areas

 

Learning Outcomes

The candidate will be able to:

Sources

1. Waste acceptance
  • Waste acceptance
  • Transfer Notes
  • Non-compliant waste

1.1    Know how to determine the suitability of waste for spreading in accordance with permit conditions

1.2    Know the onsite waste acceptance procedures and checks

1.3    Know the actions required when non-conforming wastes are identified

1.4    Know the information required on a Waste Transfer Note

1.5    Know who is responsible for characterising waste

1.6    Know the actions to take  if you need to spread waste that is not listed in the standard rules

How to Comply with Your Environmental Permit (V6.0,  June 2013)
How to comply with your Landspreading Permit (v2 2013)
Duty of Care
Waste Transfer Notes
Standard Rules/ permitting
SRP 2010 No. 4 (v3)  Mobile Plant for Landspreading (land treatment resulting in benefit to agriculture or ecological improvement)
SRP 2010 No. 6 (v2)  Mobile Plant for Landspreading of sewage sludge (land treatment resulting in benefit)
LPD1 Application for Deployment
LPD1 Guidance notes – Application Deployment

 

2. Storage requirements for waste materials to be spread to land
  • Storage requirements
  • Water and rainfall
  • Site infrastructure
  • Drainage requirements
  • Lagoons and containers

 

 

2.1      Know the storage requirements for waste materials which will be spread to land

2.2      Know the procedures for minimising pollution during storage of waste materials to be spread to land

2.3      Know the procedures for checking odour emissions from stored waste materials are within Permit limits

2.4      Know the control measures to put in place if emissions exceed permitted limits or are not controlled by set limits

2.5      Know the requirements for a sealed drainage system with an impermeable surface

2.6      Know the requirements for a secondary containment systems for liquid waste

2.7      Know how field drainage systems can affect the impact of watercourse contamination and how it can be controlled

2.8      Know the maximum capacities and freeboard of lagoons and containers

EA Guidance -  H4 – Odour Management
How to Comply with Your Environmental Permit (V6.0,  June 2013)
How to comply with your Landspreading Permit (v2 2013)
SRP 2010 No. 4 (v3)  Mobile Plant for Landspreading (land treatment resulting in benefit to agriculture or ecological improvement)
SRP 2010 No. 6 (v2)  Mobile Plant for Landspreading of sewage sludge (land treatment resulting in benefit)
Environment Agency – PPG 2 Above ground oil storage tanks
GOV.UK  Duty of Care – Store waste correctly

 

3. Quality assuring the deployment process

  • Approval process
  • Deployment
  • Benefits of landspreading
  • Activity specific risks
  • Location plans

 

 

 

 

 

3.1 Know the procedure for gaining approval to enable deployment to spread waste to land

3.2 Know the benefit associated with spreading waste to the land

3.3 Know the requirements of an effective  Environmental Management System (EMS)

3.4 Know why a site specific risk assessment may be required when spreading waste to land

3.5 Know the control measures used to mitigate risks when spreading waste to land

3.6 Know what information is required on a location plan

3.7 Know what to do if any changes to the deployment are required

LPD1 Application for Deployment
LPD1 Guidance notes – Application Deployment
How to Comply with Your Environmental Permit (V6.0,  June 2013)
How to comply with your Landspreading Permit (v2 2013)

 

 

4. Environmental protection requirements for landspreading

 

  • Control of pests
  • Handling spillages
  • Odour control
  • Alternative techniques of spreading to land
  • Record keeping

 

4.1 Know the procedures for managing  pests and  scavengers during landspreading to minimise nuisance

4.2 Know the procedures for managing odour during landspreading in accordance with an odour management plan

4.3 Know the procedures for handling spillages on site

4.4 Know the record keeping requirements for land spreading data

4.5 Know the main features, benefits and risks of the different spreading techniques available

 

H4 – Odour Management
How to Comply with Your Environmental Permit (V6.0,  June 2013)
Environment Agency – PPG 22 – Dealing with Spills
Environment Agency – PPG1 Understanding your Environmental Responsibilities
SRP 2010 No. 4 (v3)  Mobile Plant for Landspreading (land treatment resulting in benefit to agriculture or ecological improvement)
SRP 2010 No. 6 (v2)  Mobile Plant for Landspreading of sewage sludge (land treatment resulting in benefit)
GOV.UK How to comply with your Landspreading Permit
Environment Agency – PPG 22 – Dealing with Spills
Horizontal Guidance for Noise Part 2 – Noise Assessment and Control

 

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