Labelmaster sets Dangerous Goods Instructors Symposium for September

Aug. 13, 2014

Labelmaster, a provider of solutions for hazardous material transport compliance, will host its 9th annual Dangerous Goods Instructors Symposium (DGIS) September 3-5 at the W Hotel in Scottsdale AZ. The conference is free for professionals involved in the transportation of dangerous goods.

Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about critical regulatory updates, participate in interactive training workshops, and network with industry peers. Industry experts will address key topics such as:

•    PHMSA’s work plan

•    The legacy of dangerous goods training

•     Strategies to reduce use, risk and liability in the corporation and community

•     Prevention, costs and associated legal concerns when it’s not done right

•     Demonstrations of industry leading software

•     Critical information for instructors on the front lines

•     The story of lithium batteries

•     ICAO issues at the UN

“The annual DGIS will focus on information technology solutions to Dangerous Goods processes including safety management systems, hazard materials access information initiatives, accreditation, certification, and enhancements to essential procedures for transporting dangerous goods safely,” said Karen Baelum, senior segment marketing manager with Labelmaster. “This instructor-driven, focused event will leave attendees with perspectives and clarity on industry developments and the upgraded skills and knowledge needed to be more effective and efficient in the field.”

The symposium, initially primarily targeted toward trainers, now has grown to include professionals from throughout the hazardous materials industry, according to Baelum.

For more information or to register, contact Karen Baelum at [email protected] or (773) 279-2270, or visit