In the US, it’s common to see placards for flammable liquids, corrosives, compressed gases, and various other classes of hazardous material on public roads. But have you ever seen a Class 9 placard on a truck?
As of April 1, 2022, lithium-ion and lithium metal batteries or cells shipped separately will no longer be accepted for air transportation when prepared under Section II of the relevant IATA DGR Packing Instruction.
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.
US DOT and the Department of Energy will coordinate distribution of funding to build a national network of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations as part of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.
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Lion News staff sweeps up the regulatory compliance insights and headlines you might have missed over the winter holiday break, including new lithium battery guidance from IATA you can download now.
One of the reasons that air travel remains exceedingly safe is the strict requirements for shipping hazardous materials/dangerous goods by aircraft.
A virtual hazardous materials Research, Development, & Technology Forum will he held October 12–15, hosted by US DOT PHMSA's Office of Hazardous Materials Safety (OHMS).
US DOT announced their latest actions to grant or deny Special Permits for hazardous materials shippers, carriers, packaging manufacturers, and others earlier this month.
A change in the 2022 IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations will require some lithium battery shippers to provide additional dangerous goods training for employees.
The ultimate guide to training employees who work with or around hazardous materials, hazardous waste, and OSHA-related workplace health and safety hazards.