Getting one step ahead - The best way to store chemicals

The storage of chemicals with a high hazard potential can be a rather complicated process, deciphering SDS sheets and determining how to segragate various chemicals can be challenging. In order to protect laboratory staff and environment as efficiently as possible, the law requires proper handling and storage of hazardous materials in working areas. This webinar will outine the legal situation, explain the key differences between the various safety storage cabinets and exemplifies how to select the most appropriate cabinet for your particular application or situation.

Presented By : Mark Whiteley and Les Day

Mark Whiteley is the UK and Ireland Manager for asecos. He provides a wide range of solutions for clients across many industrial sectors for the storage of hazardous chemicals and compressed gases. Raising awareness on storage legislation and guidelines is a key element of storage, providing training to staff and specifiers as well as coordinating with design teams on establishing multiple ranges of solutions that will satisfy Health and Safety requirements and Insurers expectations.

Les Day us the Regional Sales Manager for asecos Ltd, covering the southern half of the UK from his base in the Midlands. His responsibilities include: presentation of the asecos range of hazardous substance storage solutions; promotion of EN14470-1/-2 to a wide range of business sectors; site surveys; advice on storage needs; training and supporting distributors at end-users.

Les has over 25 years experience in the UK safety industry, fulfilling a wide variety of roles during that period. He is currently a member of the Spills and Containment Working Group with the British Safety Industry Federation (BSIF) and has recently been appointed as a Committee Member with the British Standards Institute (BSI), with particular focus on raising awareness of EN14470.