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SCHC is happy to collaborate with CHCS - a relationship that offers benefits to both organizations.



Jennifer L. Mahoney, SCHC President, and Gill Pagliuca, CHCS Chair, sign the Memorandum of Understanding at the SCHC Fall Meeting in Arlington, Virginia.

September 25, 2019



Benefits To Our Members

Our relationship is governed by a Memorandum of Understanding with 3 main aims:

  1. making our respective members aware of the existence of both organizations (via our websites)

  2. publicizing each other's events, webinars, conferences, training etc.

  3. offering reciprocal member discount pricing for these events

SCHC members can book CHCS events at CHCS member rates and vice-versa. If an SCHC member wishes to book a CHCS event, please email [email protected], providing your full name and organization. CHCS will verify your membership status and email you with instructions on how to register for the event.

CHCS members can book SCHC events at SCHC member rates by emailing [email protected], providing your full name and organization. SCHC will verify your membership status and email you with instructions on how to register for the event.

CHCS Contact Details

Email:              [email protected]

Website:         www.chcs.org.uk
LinkedIn:         https://www.linkedin.com/company/chemical-hazards-communication-society/
Twitter:           https://twitter.com/ChemicalHazards
Facebook:      https://www.facebook.com/ChemicalHazards


For information on all training courses please visit CHCS's web page: Chemical Hazards & Safety Data Sheet Training.


Lithium Batteries Webinar From BADGP

Our colleagues at the British Association of Dangerous Goods Professionals have just announced a new webinar focussing on Lithium Batteries.  The webinar will take place on 23 April 2020 at 10:30 using the GoToWebinar system.

The webinar will be quite wide ranging, and we expect to cover the following:

  • Evolution of the air transport regulations over the past decade
  • UN 38.3 test summary
  • UN informal working group on classification of lithium batteries
  • G27 package performance standards
  • Lithium Battery Aviation Safety Advisory Committee
  • E-Commerce
  • Operator risk assessment and new ICAO Doc 10102 AN/540 “Guidance for Safe Operations Involving Aeroplane Cargo Compartments”.

The Presenter
The webinar will be written and presented by Paul Horner, Director of Dangerous Goods Safety Group (UK) Ltd and Dangerous Goods Online Training Limited

Paul was a founding member of BADGP and has served on the BADGP Committee. In his career he has worked for the British Army, DHL Aviation, IATA and now at the two companies mentioned above.

Registration & Costs
Attendance at the webinar is free of charge to BADGP and CHCS members, and just £25 for non-members.

To register for the webinar please download your CHCS membership card and email it to the BADGP Office ([email protected]). By doing so, you agree that BADGP can verify your CHCS membership with the CHCS office. They will then email you back with instructions on how to register for the event.

After registering they will also send you an email explaining how to join and run the webinar (this may not arrive immediately).


New CHCS Training: Poison Centre Notification

Meeting the requirements of CLP Annex VIII: how, what, where, when, and to whom

We are pleased to inform you that we have now launched our new 1-day training course on Annex VIII to CLP: "Poison Centre Notification": 

  • Tuesday 28 April 2020, London

We've developed the course due to interest from our members and have an a very experienced presenter, Caroline Raine, writing and delivering the course

This course is aimed at those taking on responsibilities for the notifications of hazardous mixtures to the poison centres. Importers and downstream users placing hazardous mixtures on the market, and distributors who modify the label or packaging for hazardous mixtures will need to notify the ingredients in those mixtures classified as hazardous for physical effects and/or health effects. This module aims to provide practical information on how to complete your Poison Centre obligations and notifications.


Registration is open to all CHCS members and we are holding the introductory price of only £275 (+VAT) until 13 March 2020 - the full price is £325 (+VAT). (Non-members can Join CHCS, then register for the course).

We expect this course to be extremely popular so we recommend registering as soon as you can - there are only 14 places available. 

Full details, a downloadable flyer and registration is all available on our web page by clicking on the button below:

Register Now For Poison Centre Notifications 



CHCS 2020 AGM & Annnual Industry Lectures

Annual event will take place:  Wednesday 25 November 2020
Location:  Holiday Inn Birmingham Airport, B26 3QW

Register at: CHCS 2020 AGM & Annual Industry Lectures

CHCS members: free-of-charge.
Non-members can Join CHCS then register for the event.

Want to sponsor / exhibit at the event? Please contact CHCS.


2020 Courses

Click on the titles above to be taken to the course web page, from where you can find out more, download the flier and register.

The course venues for 2020 are: 

  • London: etc.venues County Hall, Riverside Building, Belvedere Road,
    London SE1 7PB
  • Manchester: Novotel Manchester Centre Hotel, 21 Dickinson Street, Manchester M1 4LX