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Wednesday November 25: Dangerous Goods Advisory Group

The DGAG bimonthly meeting is a general networking / discussion update meeting, open to all, to discuss issues that are going on for Dangerous Goods and Chemical Regulation at the moment. Jeff Simpson, the convener of the DGAG, has informed us that the sixth DGAG Meeting for 2020, will be held next Wednesday 25 November, at 5.30pm - 7.30pm AEST.

Like many meetings we are now participating in, the DGAG will be a Webinar Chat meeting. To join the Zoom Meeting click here. Meeting ID: 827 8239 9791 Password: 158089

The meeting will have a similar agenda to past meetings, but Jeff notes that a key Issue not discussed at the DGAG October Meeting is Victoria: Industry Health & Safety Buffers. He also notes there is a key draft for the DGAG to comment on: Australian Standards Draft AS 2243.2 Safety in Laboratories, Part 2: Chemical Aspects. Comment by 12 Jan 2021

The topics to be discussed will be:

  1. Hazardous Chemicals / Dangerous Goods Incidents 

  2. The ADG Transport Code & Changes in the UN Model Regs, IMDG Code, IATA Regs, NZ Regs etc

  3. Dangerous Goods (Storage & Handling), GHS Haz. Chemicals, & Environmental Risk Management of Industrial Chemicals

  4. Update on Classification and Training for Dangerous Goods

  5. Information sharing 

  6. Other meetings and events

  7. Discussion regarding a possible end of year event - possibly in a public garden

For more information, contact Jeff Simpson (DGAG convenor and Webinar host), Haztech Environmental, Ph: 03-9885-1269 Mob: 0403-072-092, Email: Jeff.Simpson@haztech.com.au

Jeff can assist in setting up the Zoom meeting or adjusting computer settings. Contact Jeff for instructions on how to join.  

The following 1st DGAG meeting in 2021, will be on Wednesday 17th February 2021 (meetings are now the 3rd Wednesday of the month), as another DGAG Webinar Discuss/Chat Meeting at 5.30 - 7.30pm. This may become a combined physical meeting / webinar meeting in Port Melbourne or in South Melbourne.

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