Groundwater Protection Code: Use and disposal of sheep dip compounds (PB12010)

Groundwater Protection Code:
Use and disposal of sheep dip compounds



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1.0 Why a code?
1.1 Why you should follow the code
1.2 The Groundwater Regulations 1998
1.3 What the code covers
1.4 Where it fits in with existing guidance
1.5 How to use the Code

2.0 Environmental risks
2.1 Facts
2.2 Your responsibilities

3.0 Before you dip sheep
3.1 Training
3.2 Siting and design of dip baths and drain pens
3.3 Purchase and transport of dip concentrate

4.0 When you dip sheep
4.1 Preparations for dipping
4.2 Filling the dip bath
4.3 Dipping procedure
4.4 Drain pens
4.5 Additional precautions necessary for mobile dipping, showering, jetting or spraying
4.6 Using mobile equipment

5.0 After you have dipped sheep
5.1 Emptying the dip bath
5.2 Storage of used dip
5.3 Treatment of used dip
5.4 Disposal of used dip
5.5 Authorisation to dispose of used dip to land
5.6 Contractor agreement
5.7 Disposal of containers
5.8 Record keeping

6.0 Emergencies

7.0 References

8.0 Glossary of terms

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