Update: OSHA has now finalized a rule to increase the maximum and minimum civil penalties for workplace health and safety violations. For a willful or repeat violation, the maximum penalty increased about $11,000.
The first of PHMSA's Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) releases is now available and focuses on the applicability of the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR).
How hazardous materials shippers find and use applicable special provisions, and why they are essential to transportation safety and compliance with the HMR.
Plan your next hazardous materials and hazardous waste training with a full-year view of in-person workshops and live, instructor-led webinars.
More than 6,600 packages containing hazardous materials were inspected during roadside checks in the US and Canada during an unannounced five-day inspection blitz earlier this year.
Catch up on the headlines that matter to environmental, safety, and hazardous materials professionals this week with this 5-minute quiz.
To fund PHMSA’s national emergency preparedness grant program to levels required by law, the Agency may need to increase hazmat registration fees or expand the criteria for who must register.
The US DOT Federal Rail Administration (FRA) proposed a rulemaking to establish minimum staffing requirements for all railroad operations (except those that pose no significant safety risks).
Safety professionals can use this guide as a quick reference to OSHA’s regulations for training hours, days of field experience, refresher training, and HAZWOPER regulatory references where more information is available. The guide also includes course recommendations for managers or personnel in need of OSHA-required HAZWOPER training.