In April, collaborate and learn alongside other dangerous goods professionals in California to meet DOT (49 CFR), IATA DGR, and IMDG Code hazmat training mandates at 49 CFR 172.704 and learn new rules you must know for 2018.
EPA recently released its annual summary of environmental enforcement activity for Fiscal Year 2017. Today, we’ll take a by-the-numbers look at how EPA enforced environmental laws in 2017 and compare these results to EPA’s FY 2016 enforcement report.
When operating or working around dangerous machinery, workers can sustain serious injuries: lacerations, amputations, crushing, and, in the worst-case scenario, death. Here we’ll look at how OSHA protects workers from machine hazards through two OSHA Standards for employers that, despite similar goals, must both be followed to maintain 29 CFR compliance.
A manufacturer of widely used products that contain perfluorocarbons (PFCs) recently settled a lawsuit with the State of Minnesota’s Attorney General’s Office, agreeing to provide $850 million to create a Water Quality and Sustainability Fund supporting the Twin Cities East Metro area.
US EPA today proposed an extension of an “information collection request,” or ICR, that requires hazardous waste generators, contractors, and others to keep records related to the recycling of hazardous secondary materials.
Get reliable, up-to-date training on the latest RCRA rules in Phoenix, Denver, Salt Lake City, and Portland in March 2018. Plus, discover new stratgies to minimize waste and control pollution at the Advanced RCRA Workshop in Salt Lake City on 3/14.
To help hazardous waste professionals transition to EPA’s new electronic system for tracking hazardous waste shipments, Lion Technology will present the EPA’s New Electronic Manifest System Webinar starting in May 2018.
UPS will expand its International Special Commodities (ISC) program to allow healthcare providers, life sciences companies, and others to ship certain dangerous goods to 51 new countries and territories.
In this week’s EPA Enforcement Roundup, a major online retailer will pay more than $1 million for selling unregistered, misbranded pesticides in violation of FIFRA; a global petrochemical firm will complete a $10 million project to resolve Clean Air Act allegations; and more.
Training to handle, manage, and ship dangerous chemicals is not a rote exercise intended to “check a box.” When a mistake can lead to serious injury, death, evacuations, hospitalizations, highway closures, and lasting environmental contamination—training for personnel must meet higher standards for quality, accuracy, and knowledge retention.
Some of the limited quantity reliefs are identical across the intermodal transport rules, but others are reserved for specific modes of transport. Shippers can and should capitalize on these limited quantity reliefs when possible, but must recognize that some hazmat requirements still apply to shipping limited quantities.