GHS system for Chemical Transportation

International laws governing the safe transport of hazardous goods is changing to the GHS (Global Harmonised System).

This effectively means we will no longer have risk and safety phrases for chemicals as they will be replaced by the Hazard Statements (H) and Precautionary Statements (P). This system is being steadily rolled out and we will, for the next couple of years, have both until June 1st 2015 when this will be implemented in the EU.

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3yr Cost Review (Dec 2013)

NTRCA members have asked the association to produce a basic report on the cost pressures applicable to running a tank cleaning station. The following provides information based upon the last 3 years.

General Inflation:

  2011 Ave 2012 Ave 2013 Ave 3yr Ave
RPI 5.2 3.2 3.0 3.8
CPI 4.5 2.8 2.6 3.3

CPI replaced RPI as official inflation figure in Dec 2003.

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