The representative of HazChem Logistics Management Co., Ltd., Mr. Chalermsak Karnchanawarin joined the Focus Group Discussion on the Dangerous Goods Transport Regulations organized by the Department of Transport in co-operation with the Transportation Institute, Chulalongkorn University at 8th Floor, Thai CC Tower, Sathorn Road.
There were about 40 participants from mainly various government sectors joining this Focus Group Discussion. This event started with openning speech by Dr. Chula Sukmanop (from Department of Transport) and followed by the introduction of the necessity for the Transport of Dangerous Goods, Dr. Piyabuth Boonaramruang (from the Transportation Institute, Chulalongkorn University). Then the participants were divided into two groups for the discussion covering the general aspects concerning the regulartory problems on the Transport of Dangerous Goods in Thailand under the following scope and framework.
1. Regulartory Problems
2. Launch of New DG Transport Regulations in Thailand
3. Authority in charge and running mechanism
The participants actively shared the information on the current enforcement of regulations in different views by the different units of government authority and modes of transportation. It is anticipated the result of focus group will lead to the new launch of New Dangerous Goods Transport Act in Thailand who allows better control and integration of various DG regulations in Thailand.