British Association of Dangerous Goods Professionals

Benefits Of BADGP Membership

We understand the challenges and responsibilities you face in the transport of dangerous goods. BADGP is the only UK organisation formed exclusively to provide you with the technical and professional support to help you overcome those challenges. We support Dangerous Goods Safety Advisers (DGSAs) and other dangerous goods professionals. You do not need to be a qualified DGSA to be a member of BADGP: we have members with many different job types and from many different industries: see About Us

Personal Membership
Applicants are admitted as personal members only, not as representatives of their employers, (regardless of whether that employer might pay their membership and other fees). Membership is not transferable. Membership is £85.00 (from 1 January 2024) and runs from the date of joining. 

Corporate Membership
Organisations may purchase membership for individual named employees who have an interest in Dangerous Goods. Each membership is £85.00. 

BADGP Membership Benefits

With your annual membership you receive:

  • Annual Industry Seminar: free admission to our AGM and our annual multi-modal industry seminar

  • Webinars & Seminars: free admission to webinars and discounted rates for our seminars, on a wide variety of topics, throughout the year, presented by industry experts

  • News: 
    • Newsletters: regular informative newsletters with articles of topical interest contributed by our members and others. Please see our February 2023 Newsletter as an example of what our members receive, we hope you enjoy the read!

    • option to subscribe to our “News Alerts” service (emailed notification of important regulatory or industry news)
  • Representation at UK Government stakeholder groups Department for Transport (DfT), Marine & Coastguard Agency (MCA), Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) and IASA (International Association of dangerous goods Safety Advisors

  • Discussion Forum: opportunities to network & interact with fellow dangerous goods professionals at our events and over 2,800 contributors on our LinkedIn discussion forum

  • Participation in member surveys and polls to provide your feedback on regulatory issues

  • Member Only Web Resources: access to the Member Only area of this website for useful documents and presentation downloads

  • Discounts on products & services: discounts from suppliers

  • Specialist Consultants & Suppliers:
    • contact details of numerous specialists in the dangerous goods field
    • information on suppliers of dangerous goods labels, specialist packaging, documentation and software systems and emergency response
  • access to unparalleled source of information, advice and guidance through our forums and meetings

Joining us is very simple: just click on a “Join BADGP” button to be taken to our simple, online application form and follow the instructions.

We look forward to welcoming you to BADGP.

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