In response to an isolated fire involving mis-labeled lithium-ion batteries, the US Coast Guard placed a hold on forty-eight cargo containers to search for additional hazardous materials.
Take this quick lithium battery quiz to test your knowledge of the latest lithium battery regulations and the history of these batteries in commerce.
One of the reasons that air travel remains exceedingly safe is the strict requirements for shipping hazardous materials/dangerous goods by aircraft.
US DOT announced their latest actions to grant or deny Special Permits for hazardous materials shippers, carriers, packaging manufacturers, and others earlier this month.
Lithium battery shippers: The 2022 IATA DGR will incorporate two important revisions for shipping lithium-ion and -metal cells and batteries by air.
After three pallets of lithium-ion powered cell phones caught fire at Hong Kong International Airport, responders spent 40 minutes extinguishing the fire. You may have seen the viral video of the incident.
US DOT maintains a list of the most frequently cited hazmat shipping violations in 49 CFR Part 107. We explore the four most common violations associated with shipping lithium batteries, and how to avoid them.
Earlier this year, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) warned consumers not to purchase or use loose 18650 lithium-ion cells.
Three recent aircraft fires have raised concerns for regulators and workers alike on the safety of lithium batteries. These incidents underscore the prevalence of lithium battery malfunctions as aviation regulators continue debating how to prevent further harm to customers, airline employees, and cargo.
The Spring 2020 Unified Agenda of Regulatory and De-regulatory Actions was released just before the July 4th holiday.
US EPA, US DOT, and OSHA increased civil penalties for violations of environmental, hazardous materials, and safety regulations, respectively. This guide puts all of these 2022 penalty figures in one place to help you demonstrate the value of effective compliance to your organization.