the Federation of Agrochemical Retailer Merchants, APHA established
an independent company called BASIS in 1993 to ensure that plant
protection and animal health products are stored and used correctly.
BASIS operates a store assessment scheme and provides training
for store keepers in the correct storage of products. It also
offers a ten day training course for people giving advice and/or
selling plant protection products.
In the animal
health area, BASIS operates a training course for people dealing
with all animal health products and specific training for retailers
of organophosphate sheep dips. More than 900 people have been
trained to date. These courses help to ensure full compliance
with the mandatory training requirements contained in the 1996
directed by a Committee representing Government Departments,
Stage Agencies and industry representatives.
For more information on the Courses run by BASIS or to obtain
an Application Form, please contact us at email@example.com