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  • 08 Jan 2022 06:00 | Dave King (Administrator)

    Our regular Newsletter is proving very popular. We will publish the next edition towards the end of February 2022.

    We accept articles from members and non-members, wherever you are in the World. 

    The deadline for copy, for the February edition, is 15 February 2022. 

    You can find out more on our BADGP Newsletter web page and send your contributions to enquiries@badgp.org

    We look forward to receiving your contributions!

  • 07 Jan 2022 15:21 | Dave King (Administrator)

    Tuesday 25 January 2022, 13:00 - 14:30 GMT

    We are delighted to have Dr Anne Woolridge, Chief Operating Officer, Independent Safety Services Limited (ISSL) presenting this webinar which will look at how the UK’s Test & Trace programme has addressed compliance with CDG in terms of the design of packaging right through to the classification of waste.

    Free of charge for members of BADGP & CHCS.

    For more information, please visit our webinar web page.

  • 05 Jan 2022 10:15 | Dave King (Administrator)

    We have now published the December 2021 edition of our Newsletter. For more details, please visit: BADGP Newsletters

    This edition includes the following articles:

    The End Of An Era
    One of our Office Administrators, Dave King, retires and a new Administrator, Alison Smyth joins Sharon Rice in the BADGP Office.

    Lithium Battery-Powered E-Scooters And Bikes
    With the sales and use of e-scooters and bikes increasing around the world, many users are unaware that they are classified as dangerous goods when it comes to transporting them as freight. Adam Field explains all.

    Packaging For Sustainability And The Environment
    A new Newsletter contributor, Neil Mascall of Schoeller Allibert Swiss Sarl looks at how the profile of single trip packaging and the awareness of the consumer towards packaging waste issues are key in driving forward changes in the way we view packaging today in late 2021.

    Safety In Abnormal Conditions
    Mark Yarwood of the TT Club looks at the complex and usually expensive issue of abandoned cargo.

    When Are Dangerous Goods NOT Dangerous Goods?
    You cannot have safety without clarity, and clarity is definitely lacking when it comes to declaration of dangerous goods that are partially exempted from the regulations or are exempted from the regulations in one mode but not in another. Richard Masters and Clive Savigar take a look.

    The Chemical Business Association
    A review of the Chemical Business Association.

    New DG Professional Development Programme – Call For Mentors & Volunteers
    BADGP have agreed to establish a ‘working group’ to assist in the review of content and structure of a new Dangerous Goods Development Programme. We are now seeking volunteers. Dan Lee, BADGP Committee member and of Dan Lee Training Ltd explains the requirements.

    HGV Driver Shortage – Protecting Your Reputation
    Karl Jones of OAMPS Hazardous Industries looks at the current HGV driver shortage and how important it is businesses to be aware of the risks associated with hiring a new driver.

    Member Review Of BADGP & Reply From BADGP Chair
    A member provides a review of his initial experiences of being a BADGP member and BADGP Chair, Mark Spence replies.

    A Tale Of Two Ditties
    Dan Lee, a BADGP committee member and member of the media sub-group outlines a particular problem with BADGP’s social media posts and offers a solution that every member can readily apply.

    BADGP Seminars & Webinars
    A quick review of recent past events and details of our 2022 AGM and planned webinars.

    BADGP “Agony Aunt”
    The Dangerous Goods Agony Aunt column looking for new problems to solve. 


    Want to contribute an article? Please send content to enquiries@badgp.org by deadline of 15 February 2022. See BADGP Newsletters for guidelines. 

  • 01 Jan 2022 10:00 | Dave King (Administrator)

    We are delighted to announce publish the slides and recording of our webinar, GB-CLP, presented by Gill Pagliuca of Denehurst Chemical Safety Ltd and Chair of CHCS. 

    BADGP members can access the content from the link on the Past Events page of this website.

  • 22 Dec 2021 13:46 | Alison Smyth (Administrator)

    The National Chemical Emergency Centre have published a corrigendum for the Dangerous Goods Emergency Action Code list 2021.  BADGP Members can read more on the News Alerts page. (Have you "subscribed" to our News Alerts?)



  • 11 Oct 2021 15:05 | Dave King (Administrator)

    BADGP Members can now access the presentations from this successful seminar, by visiting the link on our Past Events page.

  • 16 Sep 2021 14:00 | Dave King (Administrator)

    We are delighted to publish the slides and recording of our webinar, UK Derogations & Special Provisions

    BADGP members can access the content from the link on the Past Events page of this website.

  • 29 May 2021 08:15 | Dave King (Administrator)

    Many thanks to Dangerous Goods Online Training Limited for offering BADGP members discounts on their online training. 

    For more details, please visit the Members page, from which members can link to the Member Discounts page and obtain details about the discount and the discount promo code.

  • 12 Mar 2021 12:26 | Dave King (Administrator)

    HSE have published a new Safety Alert. BADGP Members can read more on the News Alerts page. (Have you "subscribed" to our News Alerts?)



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