Ensuring safety and security when packing and moving chemicals

23 October 2018

Premier Moves has extensive experience in packing and moving chemicals as part of our specialist relocation services.  Understanding the importance of your research and operations, we aim to minimise your downtime and get you back up and running as quickly as possible.

Chemical relocation services

Our chemical relocation services include:

  • Chemical analysis
    We will analyse your chemicals to identify what can be packed together, what can be transported together and any special requirements required during the relocation.
  • Comprehensive documentation
    We will produce comprehensive risk assessments, methodologies and the relevant transportation documentation required to support your relocation, collaborating with you to ensure your own procedures and processes are followed.
  • Fully trained staff
    Our team of fully trained staff will ensure the safe and secure packing, labelling, transporting and unpacking of your chemicals.
  • Safety procedures for high risk items
    We will provide a comprehensive safety plan for high risk items and notify the Department of Transport where appropriate.
  • Full packing equipment
    We will provide the correct packing equipment to ensure the safe and compliant relocation of your chemicals and other hazardous materials.
  • Correctly marked packages and vehicles
    We will ensure that packages and vehicles are correctly marked for the relevant class of hazardous materials.
  • ADR compliant transportation
    Our drivers are licensed to transport chemicals and hazardous materials under the European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road, the1957 United Nations treaty that governs transnational transport of hazardous materials.

Ensuring safety and security

  • In-house DGSA
    We employ a Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor (DGSA) who oversees the relocation of all hazardous materials. Our DGSA is highly knowledgeable about the regulations that govern the packing and moving of these high risk materials, ensuring their safe and secure relocation.
  • Specialist fleet
    We own and operate a modern, liveried and fully tracked fleet with features that include air ride suspension and inbuilt generators to ensure the safe transportation of all your chemicals.
  • Rigorous safety procedures
    Our team are fully trained and follow rigorous safety procedures. We provide full personal protective equipment including specialist gloves, coveralls, googles and safety glasses, safety shoes and masks where appropriate.
  • Health & safety management system
    Our OHSAS 18001 health & safety management system underpins our business class service, ensuring the secure relocation of your chemicals and the safety of your staff, our relocation team and others in the vicinity.

Relocating other hazardous materials

Premier Moves is experienced in relocating loaded fridges and freezers, using our specialist generator vehicle to keep them fully powered and at the required temperature during your move.  We are also experienced in moving extremely sensitive materials such as nitrogen and diseases.

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