DGAG Physical + Webinar Discuss/Chat Meeting, Wed 27th April 2022 (after the Easter Holidays)

Dangerous Goods Advisory Group Physical + Webinar Discuss/Chat meeting, Wed 27th April 2022, 5.50pm – 8.20pm

You can join before from 5.50pm for the 6.10pm to 8.10pm formal meeting, and stay on after 8.10pm to 8.20pm for a zoom chat with colleagues.

Please email: Jeff.Simpson@haztech.com.au for the Zoom Webinar the current discussion / chat issues and the Zoom Login Details

For those who would like to be added to my Dangerous Advisory Group / Chemical Hazard Communication Network email chat meeting issues list, please email me at: Jeff.Simpson@haztech.com.au. You don’t have to be in Melbourne, to be on this email meeting & issues alert list.


DGAG – Dangerous Goods Advisory Group – INFO

The DGAG bimonthly meeting is normally a general networking / update meeting, open to all, to discuss issues that are going on for Hazardous Chemicals,  Dangerous Goods and Chemical Regulation at the moment.

1/ Please let others interested in Dangerous Goods issues know about DGAG
2/ Please let me know of any key Dangerous Goods issues so I can add them to this website or reminder emails

3/ Please email Jeff.Simpson@Haztech.com.au to be alerted to the

DGAG Physical & Webinar Discuss/Chat Meeting, on Wed 27th April 2022, 5.50-8.20pm (formal 6.10-8.10pm).
then following third DGAG is:
DGAG Physical & Webinar Discuss/Chat Meeting, on Wed 22nd June 2022, 5.50-8.20pm (formal 6.10-8.10pm).

4.1/ Meeting Costs for the Physical Discuss / Chat Meetings (when they again occur)

Due increased Public Liability Insurance costs (now for $20M compared to previously $10M) and the cost to hire the venue has also increased please make a donation of $5-$10 towards these costs.

4.2/ No Direct Meeting Costs for the Webinar Discuss / Chat Meetings 

HOWEVER it would appreciated if everyone considers subscribing to Jeff Simpson’s Hazmat & Environment Notes

When we physically meet in a Community Meeting Room, the typical cost will be around $5-$10 each (depending on numbers): for hire, insurance, nibbles, (as hire & insurance costs have both increased significantly & fewer physical attendees to share over)


The fourth DGAG 2022  meeting, will be on Wed 24th August 2022
This meeting is expected to be a joint Physical & Webinar Discuss/Chat Meeting.


Jeff Simpson (DGAG convenor, Webinar chairperson)
Haztech Environmental

18 Laurel St, Ashburton VIC 3147
Phone: (03) 9885 1269     Mobile: 0403 072 092

Email: Jeff.Simpson@Haztech.com.au

Areas normally covered:
1/ Hazardous Chemicals / Dangerous Goods Incidents

e.g. Lithium Ion batteries in vehicles are a particularly difficult hazard for Emergency Services to manage.

2/ Updating the ADG Transport Code & changes in the IMDG Code & IATA Regs

3/ Dangerous Goods (Storage & Handling) Issues

4/ Chemical Waste Management Problems

5/ Update on the GHS Hazardous Chemicals Regs, Codes, Classification and Training

6/ Information Sharing

7/ Other Groups / What’s Happening / Events