NCEC Newsletter

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2016

 
 

December 2016

   

Topics include:

EU Commission's new online tool for poison centres, updates to the regulations concerning the transport of lithium batteries, the business case for professional emergency response, news of upcoming webinars, ChemADVISOR and NCEC's joint training day and Ricardo Energy & Environment's 'Energy Impact Report'.

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              October 2016    

Topics include:

EU Member States vote in favour of proposals to harmonise poison centre data submission, critical update to our guidance on global legal standards for emergency telephone numbers, launch of NCEC supply chain assurance tool, guidance on which phone numbers are required in Section 1.4 of Safety Data Sheets.

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  June 2016    

Topics include:

500th emergency response private sector cusomer, chemical supply chain webinar, Poison Centre information page, Hazmat 2016 review.

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March 2016

   

Topics include:

Customer survey, Poison Centre regulation amendments review, Poison Centre webinar, Crisis Leadership Workshop, HSE investigation, the value of proportionate advice, Hazmat 2016

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2015

          November 2015    

Topics include:

Global chemical congress 2016, Hazmat 2016 workshops, crisis assurance tool webinar, poison centre webinar, regulatory barriers in Asia, Tianjin incident

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          June 2015    

Topics include:

Global chemical congress 2016, Hazmat review and launch of Hazmat 2016, changes to telephone numbers, incident case study, poison centre data harmonisation, compliance with energy legislation - Article 8

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        April 2015

Topics include:

Preferred supplier status with FPR, Hazmat practioners forum, online CLP training course, how we deal with non-emergency calls, interesting calls - 900v lithium battery and chemicals washed ashore

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January 2015
Topics include:
Ebola guidance for firefighters, the Global Chemical Congress, crisis management white paper, a decade of the Hazchem Network from Ali Karim, interesting calls (caravan park 'meth lab', incident at an eectoplating firm and a scrap metal fire) and the circular economy and the future of the chemicals industry. 
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Interesting calls including killer tomatoes, unidentified crushed and raptured drum and emergency calls; NCEC continues to grow; legislation updates; training; global chemical congress; new version of chemedox

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2014

November 2014

Topics include:

Ebola guidance for firefighters, the Global Chemical Congress, crisis management white paper, a decade of the Hazchem Network from Ali Karim, interesting calls (caravan park 'meth lab', incident at an eectoplating firm and a scrap metal fire) and the circular economy and the future of the chemicals industry. 

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August 2014

Topics include:

Emergency action code, CLP impact on health and safety legislation, China and Korea's regulatory environment, Customer satisfaction survey, chemical spillage clean-up contractors, Chemdata 2014.1, hazardous materials master class, interesting calls.

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 May 2014

Topics include:

Poison centres webinar and white paper, Pocket Chemdata for iOS (Apple devices), ammonia incident, Hazmat 2014 review, Mumbai chemical safety seminar, global legal requirements for emergency telephone numbers, interesting calls - child involved with explosive materials, liquid nitrogen, laboratory incident.

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March 2014

Topics include:

Poison centres, Pocket Chemdata for iOS (Apple devices), operation rosedale, training, Hazmat, interesting calls - agricultural fire, industrial fire, home chemical experiment. Read Newsletter

   

2013

November 2013

Topics include:

Partnership with China, NCEC 40th anniversary, proposed changes to COSHH regulations and how they affect you, training, Hazmat, interesting calls - leaking roof at metal recycling plan, container spillage on the road, LPG leak at petrol station. Read Newsletter

September 2013

Topics include:

2013 REACH deadline, biocide regulation, NCEC lithium battery service, Hazmat, Chemcon Asia, upcoming events, training, interesting calls - Chemical spill at school, hydrochloric acid spill, fuming chemicals in laboratory. Read Newsletter

July 2013

Topics include: 

new website launch, customer satisfaction survey, new version of Chemdata, carbon reporting, new hazchem scale cards, implications of operator compliance risk scores (OCRS), vist to Japan and JCDB, emergency services show, interesting calls - corrosive substances at home, product spill on carriageway, battery acid and bleach. Read Newsletter

May 2013

Topics include:

Emergency action code list 2013 and consultation, Hazmat, CLP & GHS conference, Brussels, upcoming events, chemical response training, interesting calls - chemicals washed up on beach, indoor chemical incident, chemicals found near bus stop. Read Newsletter

March 2013

Topics include:

NCEC - how did it all start, Lithium battery regulation changes, customer satisfaction survey, REACH evaluation and CoRAP, 6th annual hazmat event, Chemsafe in excercises, Charechem refresher presentation, chemical response training, upcoming events, interesting calls - leaked battery acid, exploding sodium, gas leak at supermarket. Read Newsletter

January 2013

Topics include:

30 years of Chemdata, ADR 2013, BADGP, dialing the right numbers for emergency response, Ricardo plc purchase AEA Technology, NCEC plays a key role in East Midlands airport excercise, IFSEC & OSH Arabia show in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, upcoming events, interesting calls - eploding batteries and spill in school laboratory. Read Newsletter

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