HAZMAT event News

  • Chemdata user forum to be hosted at the hazmat event 2011

    On the evening before the Hazmat Event (14 Feb 2011) we will be holding a Chemdata users forum. At the forum we will let users know our current development plans for the next few releases and give users the opportunity to give us feedback on what developments they would like to see. We are keen to hear a good cross section of views and welcome user views on all topics including the user ...


    By 3BL Media

  • The January edition of the NCEC newsletter is now available to read online.

    Content includes Hazmat Event 2011 Legislation Chemdata Bonsai Events Training Upcoming Training Courses Interesting Calls Recruitment Read the newsletter in ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Book now for hazmat event 2011

    Don't forget to book your place at Hazmat Event 2011! NCEC'S conference for hazmat professionals and industry leaders takes place on 14 to 16 February, at the Crowne Plaza in Birmingham, and there is still time to register. For more information and a booking form, visit ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Hazmat event 2011 underway

    After a very enjoyable drinks reception yesterday evening, the main programme of events gets underway today. This morning's Practical Response session is provided by speakers from three Fire and Rescue Services - Bob Hark (Dorset), Rob Mitchell (West Midlands) and Dave Warren (Cambridgeshire). After lunch there are presentations from Tim Donavan of The Meteorological Office and Stephen Day of ...

  • Hazmat 2010 – Bigger and better than ever

    Run by NCEC (National Chemical Emergency Centre), the UK’s official response unit for chemical emergencies, the HAZMAT 2010 conference will follow on from the success of the last two events, now with an even bigger line up of presenters. Presentations will include topics on practical response, future technologies, as well as the very latest on operational guidance from knowledge leaders in these ...

  • NCEC Spring Newsletter

    Work safely with chemicals, work with NCECWelcome to the first newsletter of 2009This year sees the introduction of the 2009 editions of RID/ADR/ADN and the ICAO technical instructions which make significant changes to the regulations and exemptions regarding the transport of Lithium batteries and Lithium batteries contained in, or packed with, equipment. Read on to see how NCEC can help.We are ...

  • Work safely with chemicals, work with NCEC

    This year sees the introduction of the 2009 editions of RID/ADR/ADN and the ICAO technical instructions which make significant changes to the regulations and exemptions regarding the transport of Lithium batteries and Lithium batteries contained in, or packed with, equipment. Read on to see how NCEC can help. We are pleased to announce that our second Hazmat Event was once again a sell-out ...

  • NCEC March Newsletter now available online

    The March issue of the NCEC Newsletter is now available online. The newsletter covers information on legislation, product news, The Hazmat Event 2010, The Environmental Damage Remediation Regulation, a look behind the scenes at NCEC, chemical safety training and more.View the newsletter at http://the-ncec.com/march-201/ ...

  • 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 additional 1.5 hours of CPD on the previous year as a result of the extensive programme of keynote presentations and ‘hands-on’ workshops. ...

  • 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. Attendees were able to experience the usual mix of keynote presentations from industry stakeholders and practical workshops. The presentations and ...

  • PHMSA Grants Announced

    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) today announced it is issuing $20.4 million in Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness (HMEP) grants to states, territories, and Native American tribes to enhance their ability to respond to hazardous materials transportation incidents. The grants allow emergency response personnel to ...


    By Restek Corporation

  • Latest gas monitors on show at HazMat 2010

    Advanced gas sampling and monitoring instrumentation from Quantitech will be on display at HazMat 2010, the third annual conference for HazMat professionals in the UK. Organised by the National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC), the two day conference is the preeminent networking event for people involved with hazardous materials. Quantitech was recently awarded a major contract to supply ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • Suitability of Photoionisation Detectors (PIDs) for HAZMAT response

    The ability of a photoionisation detector (PID) to measure low levels of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) makes them a vital tool in the decision making process following a hazardous materials (HAZMAT) incident. In the immediate aftermath of an accident, chemical spill or other incident involving hazardous materials there are many unknown factors. The speed at which these can be identified is ...


    By Ion Science Ltd.

  • PIDs – A versatile device for emergency services in response to a HAZMAT incident

    The ability of a photoionisation detector (PID) to measure low levels of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) makes them a vital tool in the decision making process following a hazardous materials (HAZMAT) incident. In the immediate aftermath of an accident, chemical spill or other incident involving hazardous materials there are many unknown factors. The speed at which these can be identified is ...


    By Ion Science Ltd.

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