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.
Four popular Lion Technology training programs have been nominated for Best Safety Training 2018 in ISHN’s Readers’ Choice Awards! Submit your vote and let the world know you completed the best training available.
Lion has added two new sessions of the EPA’s new E-Manifest System Webinar to our Spring 2018 schedule. Join a full-time Lion instructor and RCRA expert and learn what you need to know to ensure a transition to electronic Manifests...
History has shown that individuals and groups with nefarious motives will stop at nothing to hurt people to advance their cause. Because these groups may target hazmat shipments for theft or intentional release, shippers and carriers must take steps to protect these shipments in transit.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) recently launched a new digital tool to help air carriers verify compliance with the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR). Called DG AutoCheck, the new tool checks the Shipper’s Declaration and the packaging, markings, and labels against the latest edition of the DGR.
UPDATED 03/29/18 US DOT’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has released a request for information, or RFI, related to the development of automated technologies for transporting hazardous materials by surface modes, i.e., highway and rail.
Citing fifty-three reports of overheating lithium batteries, one report of chemical burns, and four reports of property damage, Amazon has announced a recall of six AmazonBasics portable lithium-ion battery chargers.
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