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How to keep your agricultural chemical storage in line with 2019 health and safety laws

In 2019, HSE and the UK Government are tightening legislation surrounding health and safety on farms. This is due to new figures showing that 33 deaths occurred on farms in the UK between 2017 and 2018, with some (if not all) being preventable by following proper health and safety measures. Furthermore, the research conducted by HSE shows that other types of workplaces vastly outperform farms when it comes to health and safety. Agricultural workplace deaths are a staggering 18 times higher than the national industry average. With this in mind, it’s important to check that all aspects of your…

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Chemical stores for Schools

Chemical storage is increasingly becoming an issue in schools of all sizes.  Our Chemical Stores are suitable for many industries in particular Schools, colleges and Universities. For the last 5 years we have been selling chemical / pesticide stores to the Farmers and Universities. For the farming industry we have set up a website called: www.ChemicalStorage4Farmers.co.uk. This has significantly increased our chemical storage container sales and the Billie Box reputation in the Chemical storage market. Our customers buy from us with confidence. Many Schools, Colleges & Universities are under pressure to store their chemicals safely and securely. Billie Box…

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Shipping Containers are converted into Chemical stores

Billie Box recycles shipping containers into Chemical stores or Chemical Storage containers by using the HSE and BASIS criteria. Perfect for Agricultural Storage. BASIS is an independent organisation set up at the suggestion of the UK government in 1978 to establish and assess standards in the pesticide industry relating to storage, transportation and competence of staff. BASIS is an industry self-regulated scheme in line with government de-regulation policy. BASIS is now a registered charity. The Basic criteria for all chemical stores These are stipulated in the code of practice for suppliers of pesticides to Agriculture, Horticulture and Forestry (The Yellow code).…

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