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BADGP publishes a Newsletter approximately every 2 months. The Newsletter will contain 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
  • UK's exit from EU
  • anything else!

Our Latest Newsletter

Our latest Newsletter, Number 35: December 2021, (available to members here: 35th BADGP Newsletter - December 2021) contains the following articles:

The End Of An Era
One of our Office Administrators, Dave King, retires and a new Administrator, Alison Smyth joins Sharon Rice in the BADGP Office.

Lithium Battery-Powered E-Scooters And Bikes
With the sales and use of e-scooters and bikes increasing around the world, many users are unaware that they are classified as dangerous goods when it comes to transporting them as freight. Adam Field explains all.

Packaging For Sustainability And The Environment
A new Newsletter contributor, Neil Mascall of Schoeller Allibert Swiss Sarl looks at how the profile of single trip packaging and the awareness of the consumer towards packaging waste issues are key in driving forward changes in the way we view packaging today in late 2021.

Safety In Abnormal Conditions
Mark Yarwood of the TT Club looks at the complex and usually expensive issue of abandoned cargo.

When Are Dangerous Goods NOT Dangerous Goods?
You cannot have safety without clarity, and clarity is definitely lacking when it comes to declaration of dangerous goods that are partially exempted from the regulations or are exempted from the regulations in one mode but not in another. Richard Masters and Clive Savigar take a look.

The Chemical Business Association
A review of the Chemical Business Association.

New DG Professional Development Programme – Call For Mentors & Volunteers
BADGP have agreed to establish a ‘working group’ to assist in the review of content and structure of a new Dangerous Goods Development Programme. We are now seeking volunteers. Dan Lee, BADGP Committee member and of Dan Lee Training Ltd explains the requirements.

HGV Driver Shortage – Protecting Your Reputation
Karl Jones of OAMPS Hazardous Industries looks at the current HGV driver shortage and how important it is businesses to be aware of the risks associated with hiring a new driver.

Member Review Of BADGP & Reply From BADGP Chair
A member provides a review of his initial experiences of being a BADGP member and BADGP Chair, Mark Spence replies.

A Tale Of Two Ditties
Dan Lee, a BADGP committee member and member of the media sub-group outlines a particular problem with BADGP’s social media posts and offers a solution that every member can readily apply.

BADGP Seminars & Webinars
A quick review of recent past events and details of our 2022 AGM and planned webinars.

BADGP “Agony Aunt”
The Dangerous Goods Agony Aunt column looking for new problems to solve. 

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