A Final Rule to align the Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) with the 7th revised edition of the GHS is planned for December.
To fund PHMSA’s national emergency preparedness grant program to levels required by law, the Agency may need to increase hazmat registration fees or expand the criteria for who must register.
To explore some valuable hazmat shipping reliefs and exceptions with a Halloween twist, we walk through the process of shipping a new, unconventional product. Our goal is to take advantage of as many HMR reliefs as we can.
Four scenarios that require shippers to modify the hazmat proper shipping name selected from the Hazmat Table in 49 CFR 172.101.
As the US economy recovers from the pandemic, many professionals are starting new jobs with new employers. Which raises an important question–Do you need to re-take hazmat training when you switch employers?
Last month, OSHA proposed two revisions to the Walking-Working Surfaces Standard at 29 CFR 1910, Subpart D, to clarify new requirements added when the Standard was overhauled in 2016.
25 years ago this week, on May 11, 1996, one of the most tragic and widely publicized hazmat transportation incidents in American history occurred.
The effective date of the 49 CFR editorial changes finalized late last year is January 21, 2021—not January 20, 2021 as the rulemaking originally read.
US DOT’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) finished off 2020 with two new hazmat rulemakings.
A new PHMSA rulemaking revises the 49 CFR Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) to “update, clarify, or provide relief from various regulatory requirements without adversely affecting safety.”
Shipping papers are a crucial part of safely shipping hazardous materials. See the top 5 mistakes shippers make on shipping papers, and how to avoid them.