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CHEMTREC employs industry leaders who are constantly working to make sure we are providing the best available chemical response call center for incidents involving hazardous materials. You can count on CHEMTREC to deliver you specialized emergency response information for hazardous materials. In addition to our incident support services, CHEMTREC is known as the world's leading source of information and emergency incident support for shippers of hazardous materials.

Our team of experts are dedicated to keeping you up-to-date with evolving regulations, new compliance management trends and procedures, as well as groundbreaking shifts happening within the industry. Visit our blog frequently to read about industry news, new product offerings and best practices to keep your company compliant and safe.

September 7, 2021

The Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) Risk-Based Performance Standard (RBPS) 9 – Response, rightly points out that the emergency response and the security response to an incident must not be confused. The two are separate, but complimentary. Whereas the emergency response, or crisis management plan deals with the broader implications of the incident, the security plan deals with the specific security issues raised by the incident at a tactical level. How do these plans fit together? How should organizations organize themselves to ensure the security operations and the wider response are coordinated? What other plans may be required to respond effectively to the impacts of a security incident?  

August 11, 2021

CHEMTREC® originally called the Chemical Transportation Emergency Center was established by The Manufacturing Chemists’ Association on September 5, 1971. For the past 50 years CHEMTREC has operated on a 24-hour basis, seven days a week, providing emergency personnel with information on safety measures in handling hazardous materials incidents. The following is an interview conducted by Erica Bernstein (Director, Outreach and Special Programs, CHEMTREC) with Joe Milazzo (Operations Center Director) an employee of CHEMTREC® for 33 years.

July 27, 2021

Conheça as melhores técnicas para realizar o armazenamento de produtos químicos e mantenha a segurança da sua fábrica, evitando acidentes e multas.

July 12, 2021

This summer, specialists across the industry came together for our webinar, Managing Test Summary Requirements Through Knowledge & Innovation, where we covered information on lithium battery test summary management and the new requirements under UN 38.3. Beyond sharing information, the panelists answered participants toughest questions and discussed how companies and industry partners worldwide are confronting the challenges involved and finding solutions through innovation. Here are some questions asked during the live event, which may also be applicable to your organization.

June 9, 2021

Training Program Manager Nzingah Ramos discusses various engaging elements you should include in your next eLearning program and their impact on various types of learners.

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