Events and Activities


IMESAFR Training - Alabama
IMESAFR v2.o training at APT Research in Huntsville, AL, October 31- November 2, 2017.  For more information, contact Dean Nichols at or call (256) 327-4017, or go to the APT website at

IMESAFR Training - Spain
MAXAM Spain is hosting IMESAFR v2.0 training at their Leganes Facility just outside of Madrid, Spain.  The class dates are set for October 24-26, 2017.  Seating is limited, so please send a registration form as soon as possible to avoid a waiting list.  For additional information about the IMESAFR software or training, please contact APT Research at

UNITAR -- Classifying and Labelling Chemicals According to the UN GHS
e-Learning course:  18 September - 29 November 2017
Learning Objectives:
This course consists of 4 modules covering the different classes of chemical hazards (physical, health & environmental).
It will be moderated by internationally-recognized experts with extensive experience who will interact with students and provide feedback and advice. This course contains practical elements, with various exercises and tests that help prepare participants for implementation of the GHS in their own work environments.

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the international policy framework for the GHS and international chemicals' management;
  • Apply GHS criteria in classifying phycisal, health and environmental hazards;
  • Select appropriate hazard communication elements;
  • Develop classification for safety datasheets and GHS-based labels;
  • Develop effective hazard communication strategies adapted to specific contexts.
Contact & Register:
Register now on UNITAR's online events system (open until Friday, 15 September 2017)
For future information about the course, please contact us at

NFPA 780 (Lightning) (2017 edition available)
First Draft Meeting (2020 edition)
October 17-20, 2017
Fort Collins, CO

NFPA 495 and 498 (Explosives/Safe Havens)
Second Draft Meeting -- Upcoming

NFPA 400 - Hazardous Materials
Second Draft Meeting (2019 edition)
September 19-21, 2017
UL Labs -- Northbrook, IL

Cooperative Hazardous Material Enforcement Development (COHMED) Program
Part of Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA)
Garden Grove, CA
January 29- February 2, 2018

ISEE 44th Annual Conference on Explosives & Blasting Techniques

San Antonio, TX
January 28-31, 2018
Abstract Papers -- Due May 12, 2017


IMESAFR Training -- Germany (exact location TBD)
October 11-13, 2017

IMESAFR Training -- Huntsville, AL
Date:   October 31- November 2, 2017

IMESAFR Training is offered 3 times a year at APT Research, Inc., in Huntsville, AL and in other places throughout the world. For the latest training schedule, click here.

If you would like to attend, but are unavailable for the dates listed above, or are interested in training at your facility, or want more information about IMESAFR training, please contact Mr. Dean Nichols at  Tel: (256) 327-3373.