Preliminary Seminar Details
Emergency Response To Chemical Incidents
Closing Date For Registrations: 30 September 2019
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We are delighted to be holding a 1-day seminar on Emergency Response To Chemical Incidents with key speakers presenting a variety of topics.
The seminar will review and present information from some of the main organisations responsible for emergency response to chemical incidents. We will hear case studies on past incidents, learn more about equipment to protect those dealing with incidents and discover how to proactively prepare in order to prevent and minimise the consequences.
Speakers & Topics
We are delighted to have the following speakers confirmed:
- Introduction And Background To Emergency Response
A guided tour through the history of emergency response. Andy will also examine the thorny items of liability and responsibility for incident clean-up, costs, etc, and use of “Instructions In Writing”.
- Responding To Chemical Incidents & Public Health Assessments (working title)
Alec Dobney, Environmental Hazards and Emergencies Dept., Public Health England
- Chemical Response – An In-Depth Case Study
Bill Atkinson, 24-7 Emergency Advice
Large chlorine gas reaction which lead to extensive damage to an industrial premise and surrounding environmental damage. Casual factors, practical difficulties effecting the response, environmental testing (on and off site), issues with loss adjustors. Transport of waste.
- Know Your Load!
Neil Stothert, RSK Raw Limited
Case study: an unknown load (solvent) with no paperwork that had been imported, transported and then started leaking, due bad loading.
- ADR PPE – Are You Providing Adequate Protection
Brian Eames, Hazchem Safety
Choice of suitable PPE for wide-ranging chemicals but without breaking the bank. Extrapolation of Breakthrough times & permeation rates for unlisted (untested?) chemicals – chemical families. Use of RPE (e.g. half-mask, not full BA). Face-fit testing methodology
- Emergency Response Case Studies
Nick Bailey, Ambipar Response
Tanker roll-over, a railway incident, packaging issues with nitro-cellulose and bin-packaging of polystyrene beads.
We will have the full programme available soon.
This seminar is for you if your company (or your client company(ies)):
- transport dangerous goods
- store dangerous goods
- consign dangerous goods
- load dangerous goods
- unload dangerous goods
- receive dangerous goods
- are responsible for transport logistics
- are responsible for emergency planning for the transport of dangerous goods
- are an emergency responder
- are a DGSA
- are a training organisation, which includes transport of dangerous goods training courses
- are a dangerous goods consultancy
The seminar should help ensure that:
- you understand how to plan for an incident involving dangerous goods
- you understand how to protect personnel involved in dealing with dangerous goods incidents
- you know what to do in a transport emergency involving dangerous goods
- you know about key organisations who support those involved in emergencies involving dangerous goods
- you can learn how to minimise the risk of a dangerous goods incident occurring from an examination of other incidents
- you know what training is available
Registration will commence at 09:30 with the presentations starting at 10:15.
We expect the seminar to end at around 15:30 – 16:00.
Exhibitors / Sponsors
We are very pleased to offer space for a limited number of exhibitors / sponsors for the event. If you are interested in supporting the event, please contact the BADGP Office (email@example.com).
A very big thank you to the following organisations who have confirmed that they will be supporting our event by exhibiting:
Venue & Hotel Rooms
Our venue is the Best Western Plus Windmill Village Hotel, Golf Club & Spa Birmingham Road, Allesley, Coventry, CV5 9AL.
They are holding some rooms at £115.00 for (bed & breakfast) until 22 August, as long as you quote "BADGP Conference".
Please Note: if you decide to stay at the hotel opposite the Best Western: the Quality Hotel, Allesley, Coventry CV5 9AL, you cannot cross the road to get to our venue, as they are on opposite sides of a dual-carriageway. You will need to drive to the nearest roundabout to get onto the opposite carriageway from which you can then approach the Best Western.
If you have any questions about the event, please contact the BADGP Office (firstname.lastname@example.org).
We look forward to seeing you in October.
Closing Date For Registrations: 30 September 2019
Places are restricted in number and are available on a first-come, first-served basis, so early booking is advisable if you wish to guarantee a place.
NOTE: Once booked the full fee is payable (in advance of the day) and cancellations are not possible, but substitutions will be permitted (subject to appropriate payment)
However BADGP reserves to cancel for any reason outside our control – in which case full refunds will be made.