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Like professionals in many industries, dangerous goods pros can earn industry-specific certifications that demonstrate their expertise and commitment to hazardous materials safety. While these certifications are not required to ship, manage, or transport hazardous materials, many professionals earn and maintain them to display their expertise and improve their career prospects.
From time to time, everybody makes mistakes. Often, despite the best intentions and careful attention to detail, a mistake slips through and results in a Notice of Violation from a hazmat inspector.
Hazardous wastes that do not require a manifest under the Federal RCRA program are not hazardous wastes in US DOT’s eyes. Does this mean that you can ignore DOT’s 49 CFR hazmat rules when shipping a non-RCRA hazardous waste? Not exactly.
Lion Technology has added more sessions of its live, one-hour E-Manifest System Webinar to our 2018 EHS training schedule. Lion will present the webinar five times in May.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released updated guidance this week for airline passengers who carry lithium battery-powered devices or spare lithium batteries aboard aircraft.
Do all chemical containers need GHS labels? Lion instructor and Certified Dangerous Goods Professional (CDGP) Joel Gregier answers this common OSHA chemical hazard communication question in Safety + Health Magazine online this month.
In a release posted April 5, the Federal Bureau of Investigation announced a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of an aviation contractor allegedly involved in packaging oxygen generators for transport on ValuJet 592 on May 11, 1996 at Miami International Airport.
IATA has announced that the recently added 2 mm minimum size requirement for hazard label borders will be relaxed in the future.
Dry ice plays a key role in the transport of temperature sensitive goods like food and biological specimens. It’s important to realize, though, that dry ice is also a dangerous good when shipped by air.
The US Coast Guard today announced increased civil penalties for maritime violations, including hazardous substance and oil discharges and hazardous materials violations.
Prepared by hazardous waste training leader
Lion Technology Inc., this report covers what’s
happened since the new hazardous waste rules took effect.