NCEC (National Chemical Emergency Centre)

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  • Presenting world leading 24 hour emergency response tools at dangerous goods transport seminar, Malaysia

    Presenting world leading 24 hour emergency response tools at dangerous goods transport seminar, Malaysia

    The UK’s National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC) will demonstrate the importance of 24 hour emergency response at the ‘Seminar on Road Chemical Emergency Response’ in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, September 29, 2015. Hosted by the ...

  • Developing national hazardous materials guidance for fire and rescue services

    Developing national hazardous materials guidance for fire and rescue services

    The Chief Fire Officer’s Association (CFOA) has selected the NCEC`s emergency response manager, Dan Haggarty, to help produce new national guidance for firefighters responding to incidents involving hazardous materials. The work forms part of ...

  • Globalchem congress and poison centres

    Globalchem congress and poison centres

    It was great to see many of our customers at the Globalchem conference in Baltimore, which was organised by the American Chemistry Council and held at the start of March. The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), with all its nuances and how it will ...

  • NCEC to provide 24/7 chemical risk support for UK Ministry of Defence

    NCEC to provide 24/7 chemical risk support for UK Ministry of Defence

    The National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC), has won a three year contract to provide the UK’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) with emergency telephone advice – the contract includes global, multilingual support 24 hours a day, seven days a ...

  • Global Chemical Congress 2015 review

    Global Chemical Congress 2015 review

    At the end of February NCEC held its first Global Chemical Congress event. The Congress brought together speakers from around the world including Argentina, the United States and China. The 2 day event focused on providing practical advice and ...

  • Hazmat award CPD hours by the IFE

    Hazmat award CPD hours by the IFE

    The National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC) and Tactical Hazmat have announced that Hazmat 2015 has been awarded 11.5 hours of continuing professional development (CPD), by the Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE). The event has been awarded an ...

  • NCEC release summary of Poison Centre information

    NCEC release summary of Poison Centre information

    NCEC are pleased to provide our customers and other organisations with a summary of the latest information related to EU Poison Centres. Although there is summary information on the ECHA website we have found this to be out-of-date in many ...

  • Emergency Services Show 2014

    Emergency Services Show 2014

    NCEC attended the Emergency Services Show on 23 and 24 September 2014. The 2 day exhibition provided the opportunity to demonstrate the latest version of NCEC’s interactive chemical hazard database, Chemdata, 2014.1, which now provides access ...

  • Understanding China and Korea’s regulatory environment

    Understanding China and Korea’s regulatory environment

    Richard Davey, NCEC Account Manager, presented at REACH24H Consulting Group’s seminar series ‘Understanding China and Korea’s regulatory environment’, which were held in London, Frankfurt and Barcelona. There has been ...

  • Pocket Chemdata 2014.1

    Pocket Chemdata 2014.1

    2014.1 Pocket Chemdata has now been released for both iOS and Android. The iOS version is now available to users in Australia and New Zealand and incorporates the HAG codes when using English (AUS) as the screen language. If you have automatic ...

  • Industrial fire demonstrates importance of Chemsafe Scheme

    Industrial fire demonstrates importance of Chemsafe Scheme

    Last week NCEC’s emergency response team provided crucial support to emergency services attending a substantial chemical fire at a factory near Stroud. The fire involved a number of extremely hazardous chemicals, which included thousands of ...

  • Hazmat 2014 review

    Hazmat 2014 review

    The Hazmat event has continued to demonstrate itself as one of the leading forums for hazardous materials response, chemical exposure and monitoring, and emergency planning. Attendance at this year’s event was the highest in the last 5 years. ...

  • NCEC presents at the Chemical Safety Seminar in Mumbai

    NCEC presents at the Chemical Safety Seminar in Mumbai

    NCEC presented at the ‘Chemical Safety Seminar: Standards and Regulations’ in Mumbai, a workshop jointly organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry’s (CII) Institute of Quality, New Delhi; and Sustainability Support Services ...

  • NCEC help emergency services with large scale incident excercise

    NCEC help emergency services with large scale incident excercise

    Two of NCEC’s Emergency Responders, John Wilkinson and Tom Baker, attended Operation Rosedale, a major, multi-agency exercise simulating the derailment of a passenger rail carriage and a dangerous goods train carrying molten phenol. The ...

  • Poison Centre Survey Results

    Poison Centre Survey Results

    The recent poison centre survey, carried out by NCEC and Chemical Watch, provided valuable insight into some of the challenges being faced by the industry. The survey and feedback from a poison centre seminar identified the following concerns: ...

  • NCEC and REACH24 present a best practice webinar

    NCEC and REACH24 present a best practice webinar

    On the 25 February 2014, NCEC in conjunction with their partner REACH24 presented a webinar on emergency response best practice, as well as an updated on Chinese chemical regulations. The global chemical industry continues to face increasing ...

  • NCEC announces new partnership for chemical emergency response service in China

    NCEC announces new partnership for chemical emergency response service in China

    UK’s National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC) – part of Ricardo-AEA – announces new partnership agreement with China’s National Registration Centre for Chemicals (NRCC) Agreement facilitates collaboration to provide a ...

  • NCEC celebrates 40 years at the forefront of chemical safety and emergency response

    NCEC celebrates 40 years at the forefront of chemical safety and emergency response

    The UK National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC) – part of Ricardo-AEA – celebrated its 40th year of successful operation yesterday and underscored its position as one of the world’s most experienced chemical emergency response ...

  • NCEC to celebrate 40th anniversary at prestigious conference

    NCEC to celebrate 40th anniversary at prestigious conference

    NCEC will mark its 40th anniversary with a celebratory conference at the Royal Society of Chemistry in central London on November 13 2013. The afternoon technical conference will be followed by a drinks reception in the evening to celebrate the ...

  • NCEC in action

    NCEC in action

    Being an NCEC emergency responder (ER) requires more than just a good knowledge of chemicals. ERs need to stay calm under pressure, and be clear communicators, problem solvers, and experts in industry and fire operations. Bringing all this together ...