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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 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.
WATCH: Two lithium battery fires have been caught on camera recently, as aviation regulators continue to work to prevent these incidents with guidance and regulatory requirements for passengers, crew, and shippers alike.
On December 22, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) released Addendum I to its 59th Edition Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR), in effect for hazmat air shippers as of January 1, 2018.
A quick reminder as we start the new year: If you package dangerous goods for air or vessel transport, be sure you have the latest editions of the IATA DGR and the IMDG Code at the ready. New editions of both the air shipping and vessel shipping manuals took effect on January 1.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) recently posted new 2018 acceptance checklists for airline operators to use before accepting dangerous goods for air transport. These new acceptance checklists supplement the 59th Edition IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR), which takes effect January 1, 2018.
In December, Lion crosses the finish line of our 40th year of collaborative, engaging workshops for dangerous goods, environmental, and safety professionals nationwide. Since 1977, one thing has remained the same year in and year out—there’s always something new to learn.
To prepare for the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) dangerous goods panel meeting to be held in Montreal in mid-October, the US DOT PHMSA and FAA announced a public meeting to discuss hazmat shipping issues.
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Prepared by hazardous waste training leader
Lion Technology Inc., this report covers what’s
happened since the new hazardous waste rules took effect.