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When dozens or hundreds or employees are working in one building, having a concrete plan in place to guide evacuations and employee actions can not only save lives, it ensures that everyone gets out in an orderly and safe fashion.
The effective date for US EPA’s Generator Improvements Rule (GIR) was May 30, 2017. As of October 1, 2019, the historic revisions to the RCRA hazardous waste requirements are in place in 23 states.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lion is in beautiful Atlanta this week for the Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals (AHMP) 2019 National Conference.
A well-known retail convenience store chain with more than 1,700 stores in California last week agreed to pay $1.5 million to resolve allegations that it failed to train store personnel who handled hazardous materials.
Shipping papers are a crucial part of safely
shipping hazardous materials.
See the top 5 mistakes shippers make on
shipping papers, and how to avoid them.