Visit to Lakeside Energy from Waste (EfW)

Lakeside EFW
Friday, 15 November 2019
10:00 am – 12:45 pm
FULLY BOOKED
  • CPD visit

This 2¾ hour CPD visit to Lakeside EFW at Colnbrook, near London Heathrow Airport, will offer a behind the scenes look at how a large national total waste management company provides a recycling service, and the insurance issues it faces.

This visit will be hosted by Lakeside EFW and Grundon at its Energy From Waste Education Centre at Colnbrook and will cover the full recycling process from doorstep collection to finished product.

The visit will comprise of a tour of the working site, the main issues facing the waste management industry and the main insurance issues facing that industry (please note that attendees who are pregnant, have vertigo and/or mobility issues will not be allowed on the working site).

During this visit, attendees will learn about the different types of waste, collection methods, sorting, conversion, energy from waste, use of the byproduct which is then converted, and the uses therein.

In addition to a site visit, the programme will look at the concerns surrounding the waste industry generally. It will also provide details in broad terms the issues surrounding the market for waste risks, placing cover and classes of insurance.

This visit is open to all CII members, but will specifically suit part/newly qualified CII members working in property, liability, fleet and environmental liability.

By the end of the visit members would have gained an insight into:

  • Operations at Lakeside EFW and its innovative recycling ideas to reduce waste
  • An understanding of the complexity of operations at a waste management company
  • An understanding of the insurance aspects

All presentations will include a Q&A session. Refreshments will be provided.

This visit will include a tour of the working recycling site so there are a number of health and safety aspects which must be complied with. These include:

  • Appropriate clothing must be worn - for example, long sleeved shirts, trousers and sturdy shoes are required for all attendees
  • PPE gloves, glasses, hi-viz and helmets will be provided for all attendees
  • Attendees who are pregnant, have vertigo and/or mobility issues will not be allowed on the working site

Attendees will be required to make their own travel arrangements to/from Lakeside EFW.

Places on visits are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

A fee will be charged for all visits. Visit fees are non-refunded if cancelled.

Contact

Please contact Edward Walker (020 7397 3915) with any queries regarding this visit.

Venue
  • Lakeside EFW
  • Lakeside Road, Colnbrook
  • Slough, Berkshire
  • SL3 0FE
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CII Accredited

This demonstrates the quality of an event and that it meets CII member CPD scheme requirements.

2 3/4 hours' CPD can be claimed for this event if relevant to your learning and development needs.

It is recommended that you keep any evidence of the CPD activity you have completed and upload copies to the recording tool as the CII may ask to see this if your record is selected for review. Details of the scheme can be viewed online at www.cii.co.uk/cpd.