Health and Safety Aspects of Biomass Heating

31/07/2013 - 01/08/2013

Event Details

Developed by expert heating engineers from Gastec at CRE, this is a two-day course that provides an introduction to the health and safety aspects of biomass heating to new and existing biomass boiler operators.  Day One focuses on health and safety in design and operation, biomass system risks, biomass fuel delivery, handling and storage.  Day Two covers biomass boilers and combustion, training and documentation, key legislative information, safety summary and following best practice.  This course is ideal for operators of biomass systems wishing to know more about the efficient running of their systems and for those considering installing biomass who would like to understand the full range of considerations and risks involved.

Your course instructor will be Iain Summerfield of Kiwa GASTEC at CRE.


Course contents to include:

  • Health & safety in design and operation
  • Biomass system risks
  • Biomass fuel delivery
  • Biomass fuel storage and handling
  • Biomass boiler operation and combustion
  • Training and documentation
  • Key legislative documentation 


The cost of this course is £66+VAT per delegate if eligible for funding through Natural Resources Wales, and £330+VAT without funding.  

All course materials, handouts, refreshments and lunch are included in the price.  For more information or to check eligibility for funding, please contact Janet Rowlands at or by telephoning her on 01597 810306.