or Kim Clark on 01335 301207 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have not yet registered for this secure area, please contact email@example.com
The Code of Practice for Suppliers to Agriculture, Horticulture and Forestry (Yellow Code)
This is the Statutory Code of Practice to which the BASIS Scheme operates. The standards required in the BASIS Scheme are taken from various parts of this Code.
The following document gives a broad outline of the BASIS Scheme and includes details of the Scheme's requirements: Registration Scheme details
There is a guidance leaflet detailing how to apply for the BASIS Stores Inspection Scheme: BASIS Registration Procedure
These guidelines will help you to comply with current legislation and are helpful for stores who are in the process of registering with BASIS: Guidelines for Pesticides Stores
There is also guidance for the construction of storage facilities which will help companies to comply with Code of Practice requirements
Information relating to Pollution Prevention and Spillages is available from the Environment Agency. PPG 21 relates to incident response planning. http://publications.environment-agency.gov.uk/PDF/PMHO0309BPNA-E-E.pdf and PPG 21 relates to dealing with spills .http://publications.environment-agency.gov.uk/PDF/PMHO0411BTEZ-E-E.pdf
In order to register your Company for the Scheme, please complete and return the following form to the BASIS Office: Store Registration Application Form
If your company stores only Metallic Phosphides, please use this application form: RAMPS Application Form
It is a legal requirement for professional pesticide stores holding over 200lts/kgs to be under the supervision of a qualified Nominated Storekeeper: Further details can be found under the training section of this website. Changes arising from the Sustainable Use Directive may take away the 200lt/kg threshold and all those storing professional products may need to be NSK trained.
Contractors wishing to register with BASIS for inspection of their contracting and storage facilities should refer to the Amenity and BACCS sections of this website.
Does your Company carry dangerous goods? If so are these loads 'in-scope'? Our leaflet CDG 'A Quick Guide' should help you decide whether your drivers need have full ADR training or only Dangerous Goods Awareness training. For training information please go to the training pages of this website or contact firstname.lastname@example.org .
Fire Risk Assessment - This document is designed to help pesticide stores comply with the Regulatory (Fire Safety Order) 2005. This document carries a charge and is available on request.
The following document is available to assist Fire Prevention Officers and Environment Agency Pollution Prevention Officers with requirements for inspections of premises registered with BASIS: Inspecting Officers Guidelines
The list of BASIS Registered Companies and Premises is not available to members of the general public. Allied organisations may contact the BASIS office to request the list of both registered and non-registered companies and premises. Please contact email@example.com for further information.
Store assessments are carried out annually by one of our team of Assessors as indicated below. To contact your local Assessor please go to the contact us page or contact the BASIS office on 01335 301207 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Please see below the full Whistle Blowing Policy;
View Online Whistle Blowing Policy or Print PDF Whistle Blowing Policy.