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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 enquiries@badgp.org). 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 sometime in March 2020). 

Our Latest Newsletter

Our latest Newsletter, Number 25: December 2019, (available to members here: 25th BADGP Newsletter) contains the following articles:

      • The Life Of John Ryan
        A tribute to our friend, colleague, founder member of BADGP and Committee member who passed away on 9 November 2019

      • Xmas ADR Quiz 2019
        Santa needs a DGSA!

      • New BADGP Webinar: SQA's Review Of The DGSA Exam Syllabus
        A new BADGP webinar to take place on 7 January 2020 at 10:00.
      • BADGP’s 2020 AGM & Annual Industry Seminar
        Registration now open for our annual event on 12 March 2020, nr Coventry.
      • Profile Of New BADGP Member: Ian Peach Of Miles Smith Insurance Solutions
        A short profile of one of our recent new members. 
      • Does My Company Need To Appoint A DGSA? If So, Why?
        We've been asked this question so many times, we thought we'd better try and answer it.
      • IMDG Code Amendment 39-18 Impact on Segregation Requirements Between Acids and Alkalis
        Exis Technologies provide an overview of the changes to the segregation provisions in the Code and discuss whether these changes make improvements in the problematic area of shipping Acids and Alkalis together
      • Stockpiling For Brexit
        As companies stockpile for Brexit, OAMPS take a look at whether companies are ensuring that their insurance program keeps pace. 

      • The Charge Of The Not Labelled Or Marked Brigade
        Dan Lee takes a look at the troublesome area of marking and labelling of packages. 

      • Dangerous Goods Transport Documents
        "ADR, IMDG & ICAO/IATA Shipper’s Declarations Are Not An End In Themselves – They Are A Means To An End"

      • Publications From UN & IATA
        Two new important publications now available

      • The 2020 Biennial Dangerous Goods Roadshow – Now CPD Certified
        The 2020 dates now available for events at Heathrow and East Midlands Airports

      • BADGP’s Chair, Caroline Raine, To Speak At H3i UK
        The event takes place in Old Trafford, Manchester in April 2020

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      Latest News

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

      ** Program For Our 2020 Annual Industry Seminar Published **.
      Have you registered for our 2020 AGM & Annual Industry Seminar on 12 March 2020? Free of charge for BADGP members and only £70 for non-members (includes membership up to 31 December 2020)

      We've updated our Consolidated list of "Prohibition Notices issued by the Police or Drive and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) or Department for Transport" - now includes Notices up to end of July 2019. Members can access the file from our Consolidated Prohibition Notices web page.

      BADGP's December 2019 Newsletter Now Published. For contents list, please see: December 2019 Newsletter.

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