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A roundup of recent hazardous materials regulatory activity, including recent PHMSA actions on hazmat special permits, a hazmat R&D roundtable announced for October, and updates to the National Hazardous Materials Route Registry.
To safely ship hazardous materials by any mode of transport, attention to detail is crucial. This is especially true when preparing hazmat air shipments. From special marks and labels used only for the air mode to extra requirements for shipping papers, the rules for shipping hazmat by air are more stringent than the ground regulations–for good reason.
In this week's Roundup, an oil spill leaves an Arkansas-based logistics company with over $2 million in Clean Water Act violations. Also, a Connecticut hazardous waste facility is fined $82,000 for alleged toxic chemical reporting issues.
To help EHS professionals in California secure up-to-date training for hazardous waste personnel, Lion recently launched the online course Storing & Shipping Hazardous Waste in California—Ops.
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.
A guide to developing SOPs that help you
select, manage, and audit your hazmat agents and contractors.