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05/17/2021

Train Hauling Hazmat Derails, Residents Evacuated

On Sunday afternoon, May 16, 2021, forty-seven railcars derailed and several exploded into flames near the town of Sibley, Iowa.

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05/12/2021

Remembering ValuJet 592: 25 Years Later

25 years ago this week, on May 11, 1996, one of the most tragic and widely publicized hazmat transportation incidents in American history occurred. 

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05/03/2021

DOT Raises Hazmat Penalties for Second Time in 2021

For the second time this year, US DOT has increased the maximum and minimum civil penalties for violations of the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR). 

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04/26/2021

Don’t Keep Your Hazmat Special Permit A Secret

Why failure to mark a Special Permit number on your packaging, when applicable, can significantly impact transportation safety.  

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04/20/2021

What is Hazmat Safety Training and Who Needs It?

US DOT and OSHA both require training for employees who handle hazardous chemicals. Does this mean that employers must train each worker twice–once to satisfy DOT's safety training rule and once to satisfy OSHA's? No, it doesn't. 

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04/19/2021

How to Ship Hazardous Waste Samples

Before you can accurately classify and package a hazardous material for transport, you need to know what it is. Sometimes, that means shipping a sample of a waste offsite to determine its properties. Here's what to do when faced with this conundrum.  

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04/19/2021

North KY to Get New Hazmat Signage Following Accident

To better communicate hazardous materials restrictions, officials in Kentucky plan to install new or upgraded signage in twelve locations in Boone and Kenton counties.

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04/15/2021

What Kind of EHS Learner Are You?

Take our quick, five-minute quiz to see which training style is right for you: self-paced online courses, expert-led virtual webinars, or in-person workshops.

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04/01/2021

Nashville Hazmat Shipper Training on Aug 24—27

DOT, IATA, and IMDG hazmat training for ground, air, and vessel shippers comes to Music City in August 2021.

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04/01/2021

Charlotte DOT & IATA Hazmat Training: August 10—12

Lion Technology’s DOT and IATA hazmat training workshops return to Charlotte, NC on August 10—12. 

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Hazmat air shipments are subject to more restrictive regulations than shipments that travel by highway, rail, or vessel—and for good reason. In-flight hazmat incidents can be absolutely disastrous. This guide provides five simple tips for first-time air shippers to consider before offering hazmat/dangerous goods for transport on passenger or cargo aircraft.

5 Tips for First-Time Hazmat Air Shippers

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