Emergency orders waive compliance with the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) for persons working under US EPA and US Coast Guard
Shipping paper mistakes can delay or prevent the transportation of hazardous materials. Because the shipping paper is so important to safe hazmat transportation, the requirements for this document are detailed and specific. Here we pick apart the six most picky parts of hazmat shipping papers.
A new hazmat special permit allows for the use of a limited quantity marking as small as 25 mm on each side when shipping hazmat limited quantities by highway, rail, or vessel in the US.
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Last week, the Chairman of the US Chemical Safety and Hazardous Investigation Board (CSB) released a statement reflecting that the massive chemical explosion in Beirut, Lebanon on August 4 may have similar characteristics to the West Fertilizer Plant Explosion of 2013.
Last week, the United States Postal Service (USPS) proposed two revisions to its Publication 52 (PUB 52) requirements for mailing hazardous materials.
We explore how US DOT, EPA, and OSHA use the word hazardous to describe what they regulate, and why one definition just isn't enough.
DOT PHMSA's Final Rule amends the 49 CFR Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) to allow bulk transport of methane, refrigerated liquid (i.e., liquified natural gas or LNG) by rail.
With these twelve new webinar sessions, Lion makes it easier for professionals to safely complete required hazardous materials and hazardous waste training, maintain their professional credentials, and stay ahead of changing regulations.
On June 3, FMCSA updated the National Hazardous Materials Route Registry (NHMRR) to reflect changes reported from April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020.
In 1995, US EPA passed the Universal Waste Rule, which created relaxed standards for managing common hazardous wastes like light bulbs, batteries, mercury-containing equipment, and more. While universal wastes are subject to less stringent regulations than “fully-regulated” hazardous wastes, there are still rules to follow to manage them properly. Use this guide to spot and correct common universal waste errors before they result in a notice of violation during a Federal or State inspection.