Helpful Links

BASIS

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, transport and competence of staff.

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DEFRA

The UK government department responsible for policy and regulations on environmental, food and rural issues.

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Environment Agency

A non-departmental public body, established in 1996 and sponsored by the United Kingdom government’s Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), with responsibilities relating to the protection and enhancement of the environment in England

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Health and Safety Executive

The body responsible for the encouragement, regulation and enforcement of workplace health, safety and welfare, and for research into occupational risks in England and Wales and Scotland.

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LANTRA Awards

A nationally recognised Awarding Organisation specialising in accredited training and qualifications

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National Farmers Union

A member organisation/industry association for farmers in England and Wales. The NFU champions British farming and provides professional representation and services to its Farmer and Grower members.

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NPTC – City and Guilds

A vocational education organisation in the United Kingdom offering more than 500 qualifications over the whole range of industry sectors through 8500 colleges and training providers in 81 countries worldwide.

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NRoSO

A central register of sprayer operators using Continuing Professional Development (CPD) as a means of ensuring ongoing training.

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Soil Association

A membership charity campaigning for planet-friendly organic food and farming.

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