In December, Lion crosses the finish line of our 40th year of collaborative, engaging workshops for dangerous goods, environmental, and safety professionals nationwide. Since 1977, one thing has remained the same year in and year out—there’s always something new to learn.
In terms of an effective safety management system (SMS) applied to dangerous goods transport, risk and hazard have two distinct meanings. By standardizing the use of these terms, international regulators hope to increase clarity and make it easier for stakeholders to include hazmat safety as part of an SMS.
In December, Lion Technology will present the final hazmat training workshops of the year Pittsburgh, St. Louis, and Chicago.
DOT wants input from shippers, freight forwarders, carriers, and others about which 49 CFR transportation regulations are most burdensome and where PHMSA, FAA, FRA, FMSCA, and other DOT agencies can simplify or clarify the requirements to minimize that burden.
Hazmat training mistakes are the #1 most common violation issued to shippers by DOT hazmat inspectors. While hazmat training violations are common, not all training violations are the same. Here we’ll look at four specific reasons hazmat shippers receive tickets or citations for training violations.
To help managers ensure personnel are fully trained in US DOT hazmat and RCRA hazardous waste regulations that impact their jobs, Lion Technology launched two new online courses this month.
In the sole letter of interpretation posted to PHMSA’s website last month, the administration answered four questions about hazmat packaging requirements for radioactive materials from the Packaging Management Council.
The US Senate last week confirmed a new Administrator to head up the US DOT Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), Howard “Skip” Elliott.
5 DAYS LEFT TO SIGN UP! Next week at the Lion Training Center in Sparta, NJ, join full-time Lion instructors for in-person training to simplify the complex compliance requirements for managing hazardous waste (RCRA) and shipping hazardous materials (49 CFR). Seating is limited at these exclusive training events, only available at the Lion Training Center in North Jersey!
In this week’s EPA Enforcement Roundup, an Alaska hazmat carrier will pay for 3 diesel fuel spills caused by icy road conditions, a quarry will pay for Clean Water Act mistakes and an aluminium production facility will pay a six-figure fine for alleged Clean Air Act violations.
Prepared by hazardous waste training leader
Lion Technology Inc., this report covers what’s
happened since the new hazardous waste rules took effect.