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British Association of Dangerous Goods Professionals - BADGP

CHCS is delighted to have a Memorandum of Understanding with the UK-based British Association of Dangerous Goods Professionals, known as BADGP. 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 BADGP Events

Save The Dates:

  • Webinar on Hazardous Waste
    13
     September 2022, 13:00 - 14:30 BST

  • Webinar on ADR 2023 Changes
    30 November 2022, 13:00 - 14:30 GMT

  • BADGP AGM & Annual Industry Seminar
    9 March 2023, Coventry

Other events are currently being planned. For more details you can visit the BADGP website at:

www.badgp.org

Or sign up to the BADGP Mailing Listhttp://eepurl.com/bBqr3v for notification of events.


    Benefits Of MoU To Our Members

    CHCS Members

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

    BADGP Members

    Similarly, BADGP members can now benefit from member-discount pricing for CHCS organisation-sponsored events.

    CHCS Members: Registering For A BADGP Event

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

      BADGP Members: Registering For A CHCS Event

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

      About BADGP

      BADGP are committed to supporting and developing Dangerous Goods Safety Advisers (DGSAs) and other people responsible for dangerous goods, in all modes of transport, to enable them to have the necessary knowledge and skills to maintain safety and attaining compliance to the dangerous goods regulatory codes within their work functions. Supporting the professionals who work in the business of dangerous goods helps promote the safe transport of materials that present risk.

      BADGP Contact Details, Social Media & Mailing List

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

      www.badgp.org

      enquiries@badgp.org

      LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/badgp

      Twitter: www.twitter.com/badgp_dgsa @badgp_dgsa

      Facebook: www.facebook.com/badgp

      Discussion Group: BADGP also runs a very active discussion group via LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/groups/3393106

      Sign Up To BADGP Mailing Listhttp://eepurl.com/bBqr3v


      Any questions? Contact the CHCS Office


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      14 September 2022, 14:00 - 15:15
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      The video is just over 10 minutes long.

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      CHCS News Summary
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        (24 January 2022)

      • Revision Of The REACH Regulation
        (20 January 2022)

      • EAC Corrigendum Published
        (17 December 2021)

      • Alternative Arrangements For UK REACH Registration Being Considered By Defra
        (6 December 2021)

      • CLP Annex VI Correction Published
        (17 November 2021)

      • Model Regulations, 22nd Revised Edition
        (1 November 2021)

      • The Deadline To Submit A Downstream User Notification (DUIN)
        (26 October 2021)

      • The Carriage Of Dangerous Goods And Use Of Transportable Pressure Equipment Regulations Amendments Now Combined
        (21 October 2021)

      • The Carriage Of Dangerous Goods And Use Of Transportable Pressure Equipment Regulations 2009 Amended
        (21 October 2021)

      • ECHA - Safer Chemicals Recordings Available
        (20 October 2021)

      • GHS Revision 9
        (20 September 2021)

      • UK Cosmetics Regulation
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      • MLA 340 And RID 06/2021 Counter-Signed By The United Kingdom
        (20 August 2021)

      • Publication Of The Draft 18th ATP To The CLP Regulation
        (17 August 2021)

      • Dangerous Emails Disguised As Coming From NPIS
        (29 July 2021)

      • SDS Will Be The Focus For Enforcement In 2023
        (20 July 2021)

      • Government Updates Their Guidance On Poison Centres
        (29 June 2021)

      • Inception Impact Assessments (Roadmaps) For REACH & CLP - deadline 23:00 GMT
        (31 May 2021)

      • Poison Centre Practical Guide updated
        (20 May 2021)

            CHCS Members can read these News items, and older posts, on the CHCS News Briefings page.

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