Carriage and storage of ADR Class 3 within the dangerous goods supply chain 

This feature provides an updated insight into probably the largest ADR category of packaged (and bulk) dangerous goods carried on the British road network – flammable liquids; and, crucially for firefighters, it explains what measures must be in place at…

Sneak peek into Hazmat 2022’s line-up as the early-bird deadline approaches
NCEC’s Hazmat conference is the ultimate forum for hazmat professionals to share experiences and gain knowledge with like-minded specialists working in the chemical-incident industries. Now in its 13th year, the event draws upon the knowledge and experience of a broad…
Responding to hydrofluoric acid exposure

Hydrofluoric acid forms when hydrogen fluoride, a colourless gas, is dissolved in water. Hydrofluoric acid and hydrogen fluoride have a reputation of being among the most feared chemicals that responders can encounter during incidents involving hazardous materials.  In this specialist…

Compressed and liquified gases

When Fire and Rescue Services are called to restore order at an industrial site, such as a warehousing complex, production/manufacturing plant or a public highway, as part of the dynamic risk assessment the incident commander must consider the hazards that…

Flammable liquids held in a depot, warehouse, production plant or within the supply chain

When a team from the Fire and Rescue Service are called to an incident at an industrial premises (such as a warehouse, a production plant, or on a highway or railway), one must consider the presence of materials that could…

Corrosive chemical assaults – how to respond to the risks

Over the last 18 months, the National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC) has received an increased number of calls from the UK’s emergency services relating to assaults involving corrosive substances. These terrible and disfiguring attacks present risks not only to the…

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