Dangerous Goods News

  • Opening Ceremony and the First Training Session for ICAO/FIATA Dangerous Goods by Air Training Program in Shanghai

    On July 24, 2017, the opening ceremony of Shanghai training center of ICAO/FIATA Dangerous Goods by Air Training Program was launched in Shanghai. The training program is a good example of the joint efforts made by UL Supply Chain and Sustainability, China International Freight Forwarders Association and Beijing JMCONZ Transportation Consulting Co. Ltd., it’s the first official authorized ...


    By UL The WERCS

  • Global`s TEAM Principles Stand out in Alaska Anode Project

    Construction work and diving are two inherently dangerous professions by themselves, and when they’re combined on a job site the risk for injury or incident goes up. Teamwork, trust, and awareness are crucial to staying safe on the job. That’s why everyone at Global is trained in our TEAM principles – Together Everyone Achieves More. With safety, honesty, and hard work as our ...

  • Rick Perry “regrets” proposing to eliminate DOE while pledging to protect agency mission

    Incoming Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Rick Perry told Senate lawmakers that he “regrets” a past proposal to eliminate the agency he intends to lead, saying he now has a clearer understanding of the DOE and the critical work it performs. Perry, while speaking before a Senate confirmation hearing last week, addressed his controversial call to eliminate the DOE while running for ...

  • 2016 reveals deadly dangers of air pollution

    Beijing, London, Mexico City, New Delhi and Paris are among the cities that have drawn attention for their dangerously high air pollution levels in 2016 - but they're not abne. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has confirmed that 92 percent of the world's urban population now live in cities where the air is toxic. In India, a study found that 41 Indian cities of more than a million people faced ...


    By Camfil Ltd

  • Knowledge Sharing on air quality with the Cutler Community Forum, South Africa

    Dr Ian James of WKC Group’s Durban office presented on air quality to members of the Cutler Community Forum in November 2016. This included representatives from industry, community and local Government members. The Cutler complex forms part of the Durban harbour and covers an area of approximately 116 hectares. The complex has been primarily developed as a major bulk storage and handling ...


    By WKC Group

  • Knowledge Sharing with Cutler Community Forum

    Knowledge Sharing on air quality with the Cutler Community Forum, South Africa Dr Ian James of WKC Group’s Durban office presented on air quality to members of the Cutler Community Forum in November 2016. This included representatives from industry, community and local Government members. The Cutler complex forms part of the Durban harbour and ...


    By WKC Group

  • Confined Space Recovery in Birmingham

    In Need of Confined Space Recovery in Birmingham? All over the world people work in confined spaces, many of which are extremely dangerous. These are places where serious injuries can occur, along with suffocation, if people aren’t properly trained. A confined space includes anywhere that has foreseeable risks related to fire, explosive asphyxiation or drowning. ...


    By Civil Engineering Safety Ltd

  • New Merck Products Bring Ease of Use to Single-Use

    Merck, a leading science and technology company, is launching three Mobius products that deliver improved efficiency and ease-of-use for biopharmaceutical manufacturing workflows. Launching products at INTERPHEX 2016 include 1000-liter bioreactor for greater flexibility and continuity for scale-up 2000-liter mixer for difficult-to-mix buffers and media Large volume transport ...


    By Merck

  • Climate change threatens global financial crash

    A warning that climate change might make the world’s stock markets and banks unstable and lead to a financial crash has come from Mark Carney, chairman of the G20 countries’ Financial Stability Board. Carney, who is also Governor of the Bank of England, ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Protective glass against many dangers: fire, ballistic and manual attack as well as UV rays

    The product portfolio of the international technology group SCHOTT includes various safety glasses for comprehensive protection of museums, exhibition halls and all types of art work. The company has played a pioneering role in the development of glass laminates that withstand burglary attempts and shelling, yet offer fire resistance for higher building safety. Furthermore, SCHOTT offers picture ...


    By Schott AG

  • 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 Chemical Industries Council of Malaysia (CICM), the seminar will explore the services available to help chemical manufacturers and distributors across the ...

  • The Analox team head off to the Underwater Centre

    A group of Analox team members were invited to The Underwater Centre in Fort William to undergo training similar to that delivered to Commercial Divers and ROV pilot ...


    By Analox Sensor Technology

  • Eaton Helps Educational Facilities Avoid Counterfeit Electrical Products with Summer Safety Checklist

    Power management company Eaton today announced a summer safety checklist for educational institutions, aimed at helping electrical professionals maintain a safe environment by avoiding counterfeit electrical products. The checklist provides guidelines for educational facility professionals, including what to look for and what actions to take to protect the property, students and staff from the ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • WWF7 Update - Cities and Regions Commit to the Sustainable and Inclusive Management of Water

    This year’s 7th World Water Forum has reaffirmed the crucial need for the international community to adopt Goal 6 of the Sustainable Development Goals, which aims to ensure access to water and sanitation for all through sustainable and ...


    By DelAgua Group

  • Managing psychosocial risks in the private security sector

    The private security sector can sometimes be a dangerous line of work. People employed in this field are regularly exposed to psychosocial risks. These can include third party violence, job insecurity, and strenuous mental and emotional workloads. But tools exist to help employers minimise risks and keep their staff healthy and motivated. By identifying psychosocial risks and implementing ...

  • New ships 10% less fuel efficient than those built in 1990 – study

    New ships built in 2013 were on average 10% less fuel-efficient than those built in 1990, according to a new study. It also shows that container ships built 30 years ago already, on average, beat the so-called ‘Energy Efficiency Design Index’ standard that the International Maritime ...

  • Safe shredding of dangerous waste

    Efficiency and economy as well as innovation are buzzwords that many claim for themselves these days. Service- and maintenance-friendly “eco”-shredders are advertised as the latest invention everywhere. We’ll have to wait and see whether there really is “eco” behind these “eco”-labels. Lindner-Recyclingtech has invested in these attributes for their ...


    By Lindner-Recyclingtech GmbH

  • 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 week as well as access to the NCEC’s hazardous chemicals database The MoD handles and transports various chemicals, such as fuel, as part of its ...

  • EU agrees on safer, cleaner lorries - but by 2022

    The 28 EU governments and the European Parliament last night reached a deal to end brick-shaped lorries, which are inefficient and very dangerous for cyclists and pedestrians. The agreed law gives manufacturers the ability to produce more streamlined, safer and fuel-efficient lorries but, amid heavy lobbying by industry, sets a delay until 2022 [1] before redesigned lorry cabs are allowed on ...

  • Are we in danger of losing our basic cooking skills?

    Love Food Hate Waste is setting out to help restore lost culinary skills. Almost a quarter of parents surveyed via Mumsnet (24%) were not confident they could use leftovers to make another meal without resorting to a recipe. Building skills in the kitchen is vital if theUKis to tackle the £12.5 billion of good food and drink that gets thrown away fromUKhomes each year. ...

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