Julie Prescott, DGSA , Sr. Regulatory Compliance Specialist

Julie has over 20 years of experience with transportation of dangerous goods regulations. As a Transport Canada TDG Analyst, she participated in drafting amendments to the TDG Regulations, and provided advice to stakeholders and expertise in the issuance of equivalency certificates for TDG. She also advised on proposals submitted to United Nations Sub-Committee of Experts on the TDG, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Sub-Committee on Carriage of Cargoes and Containers (CCC) and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Dangerous Goods Panel and participated in the drafting of proposals, notably on the classification of corrosive substances. As a CANUTEC Emergency Response Advisor, she received emergency response specialized training to provide first responders with appropriate advice during dangerous goods emergencies.

Julie currently provides technical consulting services to Currie Associates, the Council on Safe Transportation of Hazardous Articles (COSTHA), and the International Vessel Operators Dangerous Goods Association (IVODGA). She serves as the COSTHA representative at the RID/ADR/ADN Joint Meeting, at the Multi-Association Committee on the Transport of Dangerous Goods (MACTDG) and at the Transport Canada General Policy Advisory Council (GPAC). She also leads the COSTHA Canada Working Group ensuring members are regularly updated on Transport Canada initiatives.

Julie holds a bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences and a bachelor’s degree in Education, as well as an Occupational Health and Safety Certificate. She received her Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor (DGSA) Vocational Certification from the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) in 2019.

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