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11/14/2017

Lion Closes 2017 with RCRA and Hazmat Training

In December, Lion crosses the finish line of our 40th year of collaborative, engaging workshops for dangerous goods, environmental, and safety professionals nationwide. Since 1977, one thing has remained the same year in and year out—there’s always something new to learn.   

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11/13/2017

Risk vs. Hazard—What’s the Difference?

In terms of an effective safety management system (SMS) applied to dangerous goods transport, risk and hazard have two distinct meanings. By standardizing the use of these terms, international regulators hope to increase clarity and make it easier for stakeholders to include hazmat safety as part of an SMS.

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11/07/2017

Hazmat Training in Pittsburgh, St. Louis, & Chicago Next Month

In December, Lion Technology will present the final hazmat training workshops of the year Pittsburgh, St. Louis, and Chicago.  

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10/02/2017

PHMSA, FAA Gear Up for UN Hazmat Meetings

To prepare for the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) dangerous goods panel meeting to be held in Montreal in mid-October, the US DOT PHMSA and FAA announced a public meeting to discuss hazmat shipping issues.   

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08/21/2017

What’s New In the 2018 IATA DGR?

Lion’s 2018 IATA DGR presale is happening now! Now, save $10 and get free shipping to any US address when you order your copy of the regulations before October 15, 2017. Be confident your hazmat air shipments are in full compliance and ready for acceptance by air carriers in 2018!   

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08/14/2017

Pre-order Your 2018 IATA DGR and Save

Lion Technology today announced the official start of its annual IATA DGR pre-sale for 2018. Save $10 and get free shipping anywhere in the US when you order at Lion.com before October 15.  

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08/04/2017

Lithium Battery Fire Creates Scare Aboard International Flight

Quick thinking and effective lithium battery safety training helped the crew of a SriLankan Airlines flight avert a major incident involving a smoking lithium battery aboard their plane.   

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07/21/2017

Shippers Beware: Scammers Using IATA Name to Extort Payment

A word of caution to hazmat air shippers, air carriers, and travel agents: Lion Technology has been made aware that scammers posing as representatives of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) are attempting to use the IATA name and letterhead to extort payments from businesses and individuals.   

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06/22/2017

IATA Posts Addendum I to the 58th Edition DGR

In addition to extensive revisions to the IATA DGR operator variations and editorial amendments, Addendum I makes updates to the requirements for shipping consumer commodities, aerosols, lithium batteries, and more.

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06/21/2017

ICAO Posts Addendum II to the 2017-18 TI

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has now posted the second addendum to its Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air, or “TI” for short. 

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Lion teams up with hazmat packaging provider C.L. Smith to cover the basics of shipping hazardous materials in overpacks. Use these tips to keep shipments moving safely and in compliance with the 49 CFR Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR).

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Hazmat Basics: Using Overpacks