The fifth Contaminant Candidate List or CCL 5 includes 66 individual chemicals, 12 microbes, and chemical groups–including PFAS.
Four scenarios that require shippers to modify the hazmat proper shipping name selected from the Hazmat Table in 49 CFR 172.101.
On August 10, 2021, US DOT PHMSA proposed changes to the 49 CFR Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) that will harmonize domestic hazmat shipping requirements with evolving international standards.
A 21-year-old metal worker suffered a partial hand amputation during his third week at a metal manufacturing facility after protective guards were removed from a sheet metal cutting machine, according to OSHA.
On July 21, the US House of Representatives passed H.R.2467 PFAS Action Act of 2021. The bill establishes requirements and incentives to limit the use of PFAS and remediate the toxic chemicals already present in the environment.
In this week's Roundup, a produce distributor agrees to pay almost $240K to resolve alleged EPCRA violations. Plus, a 2019 EPA inspection reveals alleged Clean Water Act violations.
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?
On July 2, Maine passed a sweeping ban on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in all products by 2030. The ban would affect a wide range of consumer products from cosmetics, dental floss, and cookware, to guitar strings, fire foams, and food packaging.
Lion's new 24-Hour HAZWOPER online course provides 24 hours of classroom competency training required by OSHA for hazardous materials technicians in 29 CFR 1910.120(q)(6)(iii).
EPA has completed risk evaluations for the original 10 substances and now plans to promulgate TSCA Section 6 management standards for three of those chemicals.
Your hazmat paperwork is the first thing a DOT inspector will ask for during an inspection. From hazmat training records to special permits, make sure your hazmat documents are in order.