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The US DOT Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) issued Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) Emergency Waivers last month to streamline hurricane recovery in Georgia and Florida.
While it would be nice if these two sets of regulations lined up perfectly, the truth is that they do not regulate the exact same “things.” Do you know the difference?
Add “exploding lithium batteries” to the list of occupational hazards that law enforcement officers face every day.
The semi-annual Regulatory Agenda for Fall 2018 is out now. This Agenda provides insight into what kind of rulemakings major Federal agencies—including US DOT, FAA, EPA, and OSHA—have planned for the next six months.
How do you properly ship a potential hazardous material when you don’t have the information you would typically use to classify, package, mark, label, and handle it? Read on to find out!
What happens when you have an article that contains dangerous goods, but that article is not identified by name in the regulations, like a fuel pump (pictured below) or a piece of lab equipment?
On September 18, 2018, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released an updated National Policy to “set forth policies and procedures relevant to FAA’s compliance and enforcement program,” including enforcement of hazardous materials violations.
The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) published a Final Rule in the Federal Register on Tuesday, September 25 to remove requirements for electronically controlled pneumatic brake systems (ECP brake systems) on “high hazard flammable trains” of HHFTs.
We don’t get into pop culture too often here at Lion News, we’re mostly too busy studying the CFR, State regulations, and the Federal Register for updates that impact industry professionals. But this week, we saw a classic movie that we think hazardous materials professionals will relate to and enjoy.
In California, truck drivers are entitled to a 30-minute meal period after five hours of work and a second 30-minute meal break after ten hours of work. But for truck drivers who haul hazardous materials through the state, those breaks may no longer apply.
What to do before, during, and after a RCRA
hazardous waste inspection to defend your site from rising state and Federal penalties.