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CHEMTREC employs industry leaders who are constantly working to make sure we are providing the best available emergency call center for incidents involving hazardous materials. Count on us to keep you up to date with evolving regulations, compliance management and shifts in the industry. Visit our blog frequently to read about industry news, new product offerings and best practices to keep your company compliant and safe.
CHEMTREC Launches Online Hazmat Training
November 12, 2019
Hazardous materials safety training is both best practice and legally required. Fortunately, these hazmat training courses can now be completed in the convenience of an online platform through CHEMTREC, the world’s leading emergency response call center for shippers of hazardous materials.
Introducing an Additional Keynote Speaker at the #CHEMTRECSummit
September 18, 2019
We are excited to announce an additional keynote speaker to our opening session of the CHEMTREC International Hazmat Summit. In light of the recent incidents that have occurred in the Greater Houston metropolitan area, we feel it’s critical for industry partners to hear from the emergency responder community. Houston Fire Department's Assistant Chief Griffin will be joining Astronaut Mike Mullane during the opening session.
2019 CHEMTREC International Hazmat Summit Program Announced
CHEMTREC®, a service of the American Chemistry Council (ACC), announced its first hazmat summit, will take place in Houston, TX from October 29 – 31, 2019, at the Westin Houston Memorial City. The three-day CHEMTREC International Hazmat Summit will be the premier destination to discuss the key topics of today and the trends of tomorrow. The 2019 program includes sessions about complying with regulatory training requirements, lifecycle of a spill, improving carrier relationships, powering the future with lithium batteries, as well as regional and regulatory updates.
In Perspective: Handling and Shipping Hazardous Chemicals, Featuring CHEMTREC CEO John Modine
July 16, 2019
Workplace Material Handling and Safety recently sat down with John Modine, CEO, CHEMTREC, to talk about how companies can stay up to date with their hazardous materials training and much more. Read on for this exclusive, in-depth interview.
Are you ready to comply with the new requirements for lithium battery test summaries?
July 10, 2019
Adopted by the UN and slated for inclusion in 49 CFR and other regulatory standards, the regulation will have a significant impact on the lithium battery industry. Beginning January 2020, manufacturers and distributors of lithium cells and batteries must make available a lithium battery test summary document to everyone in the supply chain. The regulation states that it is acceptable for the provider of the test summary documents to distribute documents electronically through a third-party provider such as CHEMTREC.
CHEMTREC HELP Award to Fund Hazmat Training and Equipment for Volunteer Fire Departments
June 28, 2019
CHEMTREC has partnered with the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) to offer the CHEMTREC HELP (Hazmat Emergency Local Preparedness) Award. Through this program, two volunteer fire departments will be awarded $7,500 to help enhance their response capabilities and increase local readiness to respond to and prepare for hazardous materials incidents.
International Summit to Promote Safe Handling of Hazardous Materials to be Held in Texas
August 21, 2018
CHEMTREC, a service of the American Chemistry Council (ACC), is proud to announce its first International Hazmat Summit. The event will be held at the Westin Houston Memorial City in Houston, Texas on October 29 – 31, 2019.
Stay Ahead of New and Emerging Regulations with REGTREC™
August 15, 2018
REGTREC, our new regulatory research and compliance tool, highlights the major chemical regulatory requirements of countries around the world and provides a single source for up-to-date content on a broad range of topics including SDS, labels, product and substance registration, restrictions and bans and transportation.
Lithium Battery Shipping Regulations: Protect Your Shipment and Your Business
July 5, 2018
With more and more products fueled by lithium batteries, the shipping regulations surrounding this hazardous material continue to evolve. Protect your organization from steep fines by understanding and adhering to the latest rules for shipping lithium batteries.
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