SECURING THE CHEMICAL SUPPLY CHAIN

Many terrorist incidents result from the illegal use of chemicals in home-made explosive devices. The UK’s Chemical Business Association (CBA) has a reputation for its expertise on measures to improve the security of the international...

INTERNATIONAL ENGAGEMENT

CBA commits significant resources to engaging with organisations focused on awareness-raising and capacity building by responding to invitations to speak at international conferences throughout Europe, the Middle and Far East. India, Pakistan, and North...

Chemical strongholds – is your storage of hazardous materials tough enough?

Manufacturing and process industries routinely handle and store chemical, biological and radioactive (CBR) materials and other toxic substances, with rigorous measures ensuring the safety of operatives and personnel working with them. But these substances...

LOCKEN launches first contactless access control solution for explosive environments

Access control within explosive environments must meet the requirements of health & safety regulator ATEX. The dangers of “explosive atmospheres” have led to strict regulations, requiring the use of fully licensed equipment in high-risk...

Early starts and a busy schedule all in a weeks work for an account...

MONDAY Mondays are usually spent in the office with my team, and this morning we’re discussing our current sales and marketing activity, and I’m also reviewing our overall marketing strategy to ensure we’re meeting the...

A road map for the transport of dangerous goods

By Caroline Raine, Chairman of the British Association of Dangerous Goods Professionals. In Great Britain the legal requirements for the transport of dangerous goods are set out in the Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of...

Stockpiling For Brexit

As businesses try as best they can to prepare for the potential consequences of Brexit, some are stockpiling supplies to understandably try to mitigate the impact of delays as a result of increased border...

Latest Updates on KKDIK; Amendment to Annex XVII – It’s Time to Pre-register!

Differences between EU REACH and KKDIK has long been discussed by the regulatory environment since the regulation was published in June 2017. Although KKDIK is an implementation of EU REACH Regulation in Turkey, and...

China in harmony with standards

By Bryan Zhou, CIRS Europe China has already fully implemented China GHS standards on May 1st 2011. China GHS is based on UN GHS Rev.4. In China, GHS can be applied and required in several fields...

The Industry of Industries

The North East is home to the largest single cluster of process, chemicals and energy companies anywhere in the UK, and the second largest in the whole of Europe. Together the multinational companies, that...