British Association of Dangerous Goods Professionals 

Chemical Hazards Communication Society

BADGP is delighted to have a Memorandum of Understanding with the UK-based Chemical Hazards Communication Society, known as CHCS. This relationship offers benefits to members of both organisations.

The aims of the MoU are as follows:

  • Share information, experience, materials and skills to learn from each other and operate effectively
  • Work collaboratively on issues of mutual interest to identify solutions and avoid duplication of effort
  • Engage in mutual advertising for organisation-sponsored events such as conferences, seminars, webinars and training courses through channels including but not limited to website posting, member mailing and organisation-sponsored social media platforms
  • Offer reciprocal member-discount pricing for organisation-sponsored events
  • Offer a complimentary place to the other Party to exhibit its services at each organisation's annual general meeting
  • Maintain a link the other Party's website on each organisation's own website

Forthcoming CHCS Events

  • CHCS 2020 AGM& Annual Industry Lectures
    CHCS’ annual event will take place online:
  • on: Tuesday 24th and Wednesday 25th November 2020

Find out more at: CHCS 2020 AGM.

  • Training
    CHCS offers Modular Training Courses on the writing of Safety Data Sheets (SDSs), and related issues such as classification, labelling and other documentation.

    Full details of all courses are available at CHCS Training. BADGP members should follow the procedure shown below in order to register for any of these CHCS courses.

Benefits Of MoU To Our Members

BADGP Members

BADGP members can benefit from member-discount pricing for CHCS organisation-sponsored events. CHCS also offer a limited number of free places to their AGM and Annual Industry Seminar (see above).

Registering For Events

BADGP Members

If a BADGP member wishes to book onto a CHCS event, please download your BADGP membership card and email it to the CHCS Office ( By doing so, you agree that CHCS can verify your BADGP membership with the BADGP office. CHCS will then email you back with instructions on how to register for the event.

CHCS Members

CHCS members can benefit from member-discount pricing for BADGP organisation-sponsored events. B

If a CHCS member wishes to book onto a BADGP event, please download your CHCS membership card and email it to the BADGP Office ( By doing so, you agree that BADGP can verify your CHCS membership with the CHCS office. We will then email you back with instructions on how to register for the event.

About CHCS

CHCS aims to provide information and training guidance to as many individuals as possible, regardless of whether they work in small or large companies, for associations or for government, involved with the ever increasing complexity of chemical hazards regulations and international codes.

CHCS Contact Details, Social Media & Mailing List

You can find out more about CHCS, from their website and social media feeds, and you can sign up to their mailing list:


Twitter:  @ChemicalHazards


You can also sign-up to the CHCS Mailing List at:

Any questions? Please contact the Office ( 


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