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  • 14 Apr 2021 06:35 | Dave King (Administrator)

    The next BADGP webinar will focus on Chemical Storage & Segregation. This topic has often been requested on feedback forms from members attending other BADGP events, so we are delighted to be able to fulfil those requests.

    We will publish more information shortly, but you can register for the webinar now by visiting: Chemical Storage & Segregation.

  • 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?)

  • 02 Mar 2021 05:42 | Dave King (Administrator)

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

    This edition includes the following articles:

    Abandoned Cargo

    Abandoned cargo has long been a challenge for stakeholders in the supply chain. Notwithstanding the attention, debate and advice around the topic, it remains at the forefront of logistics operators’ minds. Every year the delay or failure of the consignee to collect cargo results in substantial storage, demurrage and detention costs as well as less quantifiable safety concerns. Such issues are invariably complex and require expensive management time to resolve. Michael Yarwood of the TT Club reports.

    Rail Dangerous Goods - RID

    We introduce our first Newsletter article on RID, plus announce an RID presentation at our forthcoming AGM and the formation of an RID “User Group”.

    RID 2021 – Regulatory Updates

    Ivan Schmelczer provides an article containing the RID 2021 modifications that affect the RID only.

    Dangerous Goods Training - Is the Current System Suitable?

    Les Richings aims to engender some debate on the suitability of two of the major types of training currently delivered: the Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor (DGSA) and Driver Training (ADR).

    BADGP AGM & Annual Industry Seminar

    We announce the draft Agenda for our forthcoming AGM and Annual Industry Seminar, on 25 March 2021.

    Qualified DG Data

    Dan Lee takes a detailed look at some data on our Newsletters and contributors.

    CTU Code Familiarisation And Training: How Well Do You Know The CTU Code?

    Chris Barker takes a look at the IMO/ILO/UNECE Code of Practice for Packing of Cargo Transport Units (CTU Code), which was was approved by the Maritime Safety Committee at its 93rd session in May 2014, and it was agreed to publish the CTU Code by means of an MSC Circular at its 94th session in November 2014. Whilst the code itself is not limited to instructions for the carriage of Dangerous Goods, carriers will be familiar with the frequent references made to the CTU Code from within the IMDG Code.

    BADGP Brexit Webinar Review

    A review of our 1st webinar of 2021.

    BADGP “Agony Aunt”

    The new column is getting lively, with a response to our first question, posed in December 2020, and a new problem for our readers to help solve. Responses please!

    Want to contribute an article? Please send content to before about 20 April 2021. See BADGP Newsletters for guidelines. 

  • 23 Feb 2021 15:20 | Dave King (Administrator)

    The BADGP Events Committee are now working on "Limited Quantities & Load Limit Thresholds" for our June webinar: 

    • 29 June 2021

    We'll be announcing more details shortly.

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