Virtual Hazmat 2021 – free virtual alternative to our annual conference

Date: 18 May, 14:30–16:30 BST & 19 May, 8:00–10:00 BST Find out more and register NCEC’s Hazmat conference has earned the justifiable reputation of being the ‘must-attend’ annual event for those who are involved in hazmat response, incident management or…

NCEC will be at the virtual Fire Safety Forum 2021

NCEC is proud to be the supporting partner of the virtual Fire Safety Forum 2021 – a series of six virtual best-practice conferences presented by the Institution of Fire Engineers Gulf Corporation Council (GCC) United Arab Emirates (UAE) Branch. Under…

New Hazmat Lead for NCEC

The National Chemical Emergency Centre, UK (NCEC) is pleased to announce that Ed Sullivan has recently joined the team in a new role as the Hazmat Lead. Ed brings a wealth of experience gained through working for a local authority…

NCEC welcomes hazmat expert Ed Sullivan

The National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC) is pleased to announce that Ed Sullivan has recently joined the team in a new role as the Hazmat Lead. Ed brings a wealth of experience gained through working for a local authority fire…

NCEC extends presence in North America

The National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC), part of Ricardo, is excited to announce that it will be extending its physical presence in North America to better support our customers in the region. A vital part of this venture is the…

Free NCEC webinar – Best practice in Level 1 Emergency Response

Wednesday 29 January 2020 – 13:00 (GMT) What does best practice in level 1 telephone emergency response look like?      Join experts from Cefic, BASF and NCEC for an in-depth exploration of the Level 1 Emergency Response Guidelines.      During the webinar you…

Hazmat 2020 – reignite your passion for hazmat

Hazmat 2020, the premier event for hazmat professionals, is a 2-day event organised by the National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC) and will be held in Stratford-upon-Avon, UK on 13 and 14 May. It is an essential opportunity for you to…

Programme announced for Hazmat 2018

The programme of workshops and sessions has been announced for Hazmat 2018, the premier event for hazmat professionals. This two-day event is organised by theNational Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC) and will be held in Stratford-upon-Avon, UK on 23 and 24…

Milk powder or anthrax? Why you need a chemist in your pocket

When fire crews attend incidents involving unknown, potentially hazardous materials, Hazmat officers are called on to perform complex chemical analysis, often in high-pressure situations. In this article, Dan Haggarty, Head of Emergency Response for the National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC),…

Chemdata® Licences Donated to Help Train Bosnian Firefighters

Earlier this year, The National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC) donated licences of its world-leading chemical hazard database, Chemdata, to the International Fire and Rescue Association (IFRA) as part of a relief mission to Cazin in North West Bosnia starting on 18…

NCEC emergency response during America’s Cup

The UK’s National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC) will provide the chemical emergency response during the 35th America’s Cup yacht race, held over the 26 May – 19 June 2017 in Bermuda. NCEC will be providing the chemical emergency response as…

‘Responding to a thimbleful or a lorry load? The value of proportionate advice in chemical incident response’

The majority of chemical incidents attended by emergency service crews typically involve spills between 1 and 25 litres. However, most chemical hazard databases only provide advice on handling spills of 200 litres or more. This often leads emergency services to…

NCEC marks 500th customer with industry roundtable on chemical supply chain best practice

The UK’s National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC) has celebrated achieving its 500th private sector customer by publishing a free roundtable article from its annual practitioners’ forum on supply chain best practice The 2016 forum was attended by several major chemical…

The value of proportionate advice in chemical incident response

Supporting global supply chains Fire services play a dual role in the global chemical supply chain. With one hand they fulfil their primary duty of protecting members of the public from the risks of hazardous chemicals transport and use. With…

National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC)

The Chief Fire Officer’s Association (CFOA) has selected NCEC’s Head of Emergency Response, Dan Haggarty, to help produce new national guidance for firefighters responding to incidents involving hazardous materials. Dan Haggarty will join CFOA’s project board and will draw on…

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