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Together with the Global Shippers Forum (GSF) and other industry groups, IATA has renewed its call for governments to “crack down on manufacturers of counterfeit batteries and of mis-labeled and non-compliant shipments.”
These lesser-known hazmat marks and labels may not the get the exposure or the press that Class 3's, Class 8's and lithium batteries enjoy, but they deserve a chance in the spotlight. You never know when recognizing one of these could help you or your employees manage a dangerous situation.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released the first Addendum to the 61st Edition IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR). The new edition of the hazardous materials/dangerous goods air regulations takes effect on January 1, 2020.
To provide effective hazmat training that covers what employees need to know to do their part for shipping compliance, Lion now offers a new course for employees who operate motor vehicles that transport hazardous materials.
Hazmat labels play a monumental role in the safe transportation of hazardous materials. US DOT’S Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA)...
To help New Jersey Licensed Site Remediation Professionals (LSRPs) earn the continuing education needed to maintain the LSRP license, Lion Technology recently sought and received approval for two self-paced online courses.
We review three hazardous materials rulemakings to keep an eye out for in 2020. These rules appeared in DOT PHMSA's section of the Fall 2019 Unified Agenda and relate to harmonization with international standards, safe transport of lithium batteries by air, and more.
Late last week, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) posted its latest series of notices regarding hazardous materials special permits.
In a recent letter of interpretation, PHMSA answers the question: "Does the 49 CFR exception for materials of trade apply to lithium batteries?"
The Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) specifically refer to hazardous waste at 49 CFR 172.205 and requires the use of EPA Form 8700-22 as the shipping paper (i.e., the “manifest”). Do hazardous waste shippers need DOT hazmat training to sign the manifest?
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A guide to developing standard operating procedures, or SOPs, that help you select, manage, and audit your hazmat agents and contractors.