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BADGP publishes approximately 4 newsletters a year, containing a variety of articles prepared by BADGP Committee members and from submissions by other organisations and individuals. 

We actively welcome articles from our members and non-members (you can send contributions to Articles can be short snippets of news / updates or fuller contributions. We also welcome photos and graphics. The articles cannot be overtly commercial or of a selling nature, but can, of course, mention your company name, website, etc.

For example, we'd be happy to consider articles such as:

  • legislation: for example: planned changes, enforcement issues, interpretation, how you've dealt with a particular issue, etc.
  • news stories pertaining to dangerous goods that you have spotted in journals, newspapers, internet media, etc. (please be aware of copyright issues)
  • case studies
  • technical articles
  • industry developments
  • (Brexit - dare we mention it?)
  • anything else!

Please submit articles now, for our next Newsletter (due to be published late September 2020). 

Our Latest Newsletter

Our latest Newsletter, Number 27: June 2020, (available to members here: 27th BADGP Newsletter - June 2020) contains the following articles:

        • An International Flavour To The Annual Industry Seminar Of The British Association Of Dangerous Goods Professionals
          A summary of the presentations

        • ADR: Adviser In Europe - Every Country Has Its Own Customs
          An article from Maria Nicopulos, President of EASA (European Association of Advisers on Safety of Hazardous Goods Transport)

        • Geoff Frackelton, Principal Inspector, Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR)
          ONR’s new Principal Inspector introduces himself

        • HAZ PLACARDS: The Problem With UN Numbers
          Mark Desmond of Maersk reviews the issue of problems of containers, at the Port of Felixstowe, that fail to comply with the provisions of the IMDG code for UN numbers.

        • Transparency Remains Critical In Post-Pandemic Supply Chain Strategies
          Michael Yarwood of the TT Club looks at how organisations need to review process, etc. to have full visibility and therefore confidence in their end-to-end supply chain

        • Volunteers Wanted
          Logicom Hub Ltd are looking for volunteers for a new interactive online lithium battery training

        • Category A and Category B Packaging Explained
          In these times of pandemic, Air Sea Containers’ Kevin Dougherty looks at infectious substance packaging and the details of Category A and B packaging

        • Hand Sanitisers
          DGSA Training Online’s Marcus Phelan looks at the rise in demand for alcohol-based hand sanitisers and how this  has impacted the dangerous goods supply chain

        • Sanitizers – Topical Notes On Classification & Transport
          DGSA Clive Savigar casts some light on the transport aspects of sanitizer to help DGSAs who may be unfamiliar with such products

        • Dangerous Goods Documentation – Why So Many Errors?
          Clive Savigar, DGSA, brings his experience as a freight forwarder to look at how to correctly prepare and declare dangerous goods and why it is important to make sure the declaration meets the expectations of the carriers and the requirements of the regulations.

        • Hazardous Waste
          DGSA Training Online’s Marcus Phelan looks at how to deal with the hazardous waste arising from the Covid-19 pandemic

        • Using Mobile Devices Whilst Driving
          OAMPS’ Karl Jones looks at what employers can do to prevent employees using their phones whilst driving

        • New Demo Prototype For Handling Dangerous Goods In The Supply Chain
          James Douglas of Exis Technologies reports on a new initiative to explore the use of blockchain in tackling the significant risks and challenges associated with the declaration and handling of dangerous goods

        • Corrugated Packaging Manufacturing to United Nations Standards
          Cepac Limited’s Nigel Hobson reports on the relatively complex area of UN packaging in relation to corrugated packaging.

        • New BADGP Corporate Membership
          We explain the new BADGP Corporate Membership of which several organisations have already taken advantage.

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          BADGP is unique in several ways: no other organisation represents individual professionals working in the dangerous goods area in any function, including, but not limited to, Dangerous Goods Safety Advisors. It covers all major modes of transport. Members from outside Great Britain are positively welcomed (but all meetings are held in GB).

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          Latest News

          BADGP's June 2020 Newsletter Now Published. For contents list, please see: June 2020 Newsletter

          BADGP Webinar "Challenges In The Lithium Battery Supply Chain", slides and recording now available for members.

          Third corrigendum to ADR 2019 published on UNECE website. BADGP members can read more on the News Alerts web pageNotices web page.

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