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HFR Solutions CIC was recently approached by leading brand Rix Petroleum Ltd, the largest family owned fuel distributor in the UK to review their existing emergency response plans and major accident prevention policy (MAPP).
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HFR Solutions CIC was recently approached by leading brand Rix Petroleum Ltd, the largest family owned fuel distributor in the UK, supplying home heating oil, farm fuels, hauliers, commercial and industrial users and retail sites, to provide a comprehensive and independent review of their existing Emergency Response Plans and Major Accident Prevention Policy (MAPP).
This would help to identify gaps based upon credible scenarios relevant to their operations and to the risk profile of their business.
The emergency management service supplied to Rix Petroleum Ltd included:
As part of the overall process and to increase competency levels of Rix Petroleum Ltd staff, HFR Solutions CIC also delivered some realistic emergency response and incident command training.
Emergency Response Plans
Like many COMAH sites, Rix Petroleum Ltd understands the critical importance of keeping their company’s Emergency Response Plans and Major Accident Prevention Policy constantly updated. These were comprehensively reviewed and amended to ensure all documentation was updated, accessible and the information would be easy to use in the event of an emergency.
Six Scenario Intervention Plans were produced, each focused on a credible scenario within an identified area of hazard and risk. One side of the A3 plan provides visual information on the specific area, identifying key items and on the other side a full colour plan, including details of responses required by the following personnel:
Bespoke training exercises were delivered as part of the package to ensure that personnel understand what their role will be in the event of an emergency, utilising the credible on-site scenarios already identified. These were aimed at personnel who undertake a specific role during an incident i.e. Directors, Depot Managers, HSE Staff, Fire Marshals and their deputies.
This training covered:
This training also consisted of delivering practical scenarios, which were designed to test the company's emergency plans and utilised role plays to add realism and urgency.
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