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Smoke and fire could be seen as far away as downtown St. Louis after a tank car carrying methyl isobutyl ketone caught fire in Dupo, IL, resulting in area evacuations and power outages. However, no one was injured in the incident.
Any business that sells lithium battery powered equipment should be ready for the possibility that customers may return devices with damaged batteries or bring back their recalled items for a replacement.
OSHA unveiled its preliminary list of the top 10 most-cited workplace safety violations for fiscal year 2019 at the National Safety Council Congress & Expo in San Diego earlier this month.
Two weeks after a boat fire that killed 34 people and sank the vessel, questions are circulating about whether a phone charging station below deck may have been the source of the blaze.
In Part 2 of our Hazmat Autocomplete series, Lion instructor Flip De Rea gives unscripted responses to a rapid-fire series of frequently searched-for questions about hazardous materials shipping and compliance.
The US Chemical Safety Board (CSB) released a new safety digest on September 4, 2019 that addresses the importance of work participation to prevent chemical incidents.
Besides a newly designed cover, the 61st Edition IATA DGR features some new and changing regulations that hazardous materials shippers and carriers should be aware of. Mandatory compliance with the new edition IATA DGR starts on January 1, 2020.
California’s Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) claims that the facility, which paid $1.4 million in penalties in October 2018 following a series of fires, has failed to properly manage its hazardous waste since the settlement.
In this week's Roundup, a biodiesel manufacturer must pay over $650K for Clean Water Act violations. Plus, an automotive exhaust systems retailer allegedly sold aftermarket parts to bypass Clea Air Act regulations.
One of the largest delivery companies in the world has been fined $13,260 by OSHA for allegedly exposing one of its drivers to excessive heat, requiring immediate medical care.
Prepared by hazardous waste training leader
Lion Technology Inc., this report covers what’s
happened since the new hazardous waste rules took effect.