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BADGP's April Newsletter Published

30 Apr 2021 08:00 | Dave King (Administrator)

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

This edition includes the following articles:

ADR Ancillary Exemption – A UK ‘Ferry’ Tale
ADR “exemptions” appear in the text at Of these exemptions there is one,, that always causes some confusion, mainly because it uses a word that we rarely use in our own vocabularies – ancillary. We delve deeper using a particular example.

Why You Should Consider Becoming A Mentor
One of our members reports on why she has become a mentor to a student and how rewarding she has found the experience.

Introduction By Our First Student Member
BADGP’s first “Student Member” introduces himself.

BADGP’s Load Securing Webinar & Detailed Q&A
A short review of our recent webinar and a detailed Q&A from one of our speakers.

BADGP’s Next Webinars
Two new webinars now scheduled.

International Association of dangerous goods Safety Advisors (IASA)As ADR has now dropped “European” from its title, so has the International Association and changed its name to the International Association of dangerous goods Safety Advisors (IASA), of which BADGP is a member.

Containerised Supply Chain - Pest Control
Challenges are being recognised in relation to the potential for movement of visible pests through the intermodal supply chain globally.

Documentation & Presentation: Dangerous Goods In Groupage And Consolidations – The Role Of The DGSA
This article discusses factors to be considered when preparing containers and vehicles of groupage and consolidated dangerous goods, particularly by road and sea.

Common Misconceptions Regarding UN3480
This article discusses a number of common misconceptions or myths surrounding the transport of lithium-ion batteries.

The Importance Of Understanding 4GV Weight Limits
The UN Mark on UN approved packaging provides the user information about the packaging type, the packaging material, the packing group and the gross weight, so is it pretty straight forward to identify the maximum weight for your 4G packaging?

Profile Of A Two New BADGP Members
We encourage new members to introduce themselves to the BADGP community. Here, two recent members provide brief introductions.

BADGP “Agony Aunt”
The Dangerous Goods Agony Aunt column hots up this edition, with 3 responses to the last edition’s question and a new question brought about by a rather disturbing finding! Responses please!

Want to contribute an article? Please send content to by deadline of 15 June 2021. See BADGP Newsletters for guidelines. 

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