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12/28/2022

FAA: 55 Lithium Battery Air Incidents in 2022

Details from US FAA's latest report on lithium battery incidents involving smoke, fire, or extreme heat aboard airplanes, including summaries of nine incidents that occurred on cargo aircraft.

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12/15/2022

Hazmat Training Needed to Ship Hot Holiday Gifts

Many of the hottest tech gifts of 2022 are powered by lithium batteries: Wireless earbuds/headphones, fitness tracking watches, VR gaming equipment, heated gloves and socks, smartphones, and more.

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12/05/2022

Maximize ROI From Your Training Budget

How EH&S leaders can create training experiences that drive higher rates of compliance, improve employee engagement, and lower the risk of accidents.

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11/07/2022

RCRA Update: Latest on Generator Improvements Adoption

As of November 7, 2022, thirty-nine (39) states have adopted the RCRA Generator Improvements Rule. US EPA authorized the relevant state program revisions for Virginia and North Dakota in October.

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10/31/2022

2023 Training Schedule Now Available

Plan your next hazardous materials and hazardous waste training with a full-year view of in-person workshops and live, instructor-led webinars.

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07/01/2022

When Shipping Fireworks Goes Wrong

This year’s Independence Day celebration started one week early in New Jersey, when a truck carrying a reported 10,000 pounds of fireworks caught fire on Route 287

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06/30/2022

Fatal Chlorine Gas Incident in Jordan

On June 27, a storage tank slipped from a crane’s hoist at the port of Aqaba in Jordan, resulting in a horrifying and fatal release of chlorine gas.

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06/29/2022

Air Carriers Want More Action on Lithium Battery Safety

Citing 30% annual growth of the lithium battery market bringing many new shippers into the supply chain, IATA has concerns about mis-declared and undeclared lithium battery shipment being offered into the cycle of transportation.

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03/24/2022

Virginia Considers COVID-19 Safety Standard Repeal

Virginia's Safety and Health Codes Board voted unanimously to revoke the state's workplace COVID-19 health and safety standard on March 21. The revocation notice appeared in the Richmond Times-Dispatch this week. 

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03/21/2022

DOT Increases Hazmat Civil Penalties for 2022

The maximum civil penalty for a typical violation of the US DOT Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) increased more than $5,000, to $89,678 per day, per violation. 

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