Get packing

The UN Economic Commission for Europe’s (ECE) Working Party on the Transport of Dangerous Goods (WP15) held its 84th session in Geneva this past May 5 to 8.

Converging parallels

MULTIMODAL It is obvious that those who work in dangerous goods need to be trained but it had proved tricky to specify exactly when this training should take place and who should oversee untrained personnel. This was just one of a range of contentious issues tackled by the UN experts at their December meeting

Give it time

The UN experts, having decided to cut short their December 2007 session due to a shortage of submissions, ended up passing several topics on to the July 2008 meeting for final decisions. However, some new entries were agreed for the Dangerous Goods List and work on IBC refurbishment could generate some significant changes

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