The US Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (DOT PHMSA) will host a public meeting on June 17, 2019 in Washington D.C. to receive and respond to stakeholder input on the development of the 2020 Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG).
To facilitate recovery in states affected by the "bomb cyclone," flooding, and winter storms, DOT PHMSA issued two Emergency Hazmat Waivers last month.
Experience fully-engaged training that does more than meet relevant training mandates. Reserve your seat now for hazardous materials and hazardous waste management training workshops in Spring 2019.
As energy storage technology improves, so will the ferocity with which lithium batteries can potentially ignite or “explode.” For safety professionals, this means that training on safe lithium battery handling procedures may be a smart addition to any workplace safety program—and may even be required under OSHA’s General Duty Clause.
Harmony: It sounds great when the Beach Boys do it in a song. When world governments harmonize their hazardous materials safety regulations to facilitate international commerce—well, that’s a little different.
For Lion, the challenges of the industry drive the need for a diverse talent search. “The key to tackling a complex regulatory industry like environmental compliance is to bring in a wide variety of backgrounds and experience."
Whether you’re shopping for a last-minute gift of perfume or cologne, painting your nails or applying mascara for a hot date, or un-corking a bottle of wine to drink by candlelight, flammable and combustible materials play a major role in our celebration of this lovers’ holiday.
Amazon has introduced new fees related to dangerous goods shipped using the Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) program, which apply to flammable or pressurized aerosols and items containing lithium ion batteries.
This minor adjustment occurs once per year—but with penalties assessed on a per day, per violation basis, even small increases to penalties can quickly add up.
Updates in the proposed rule will incorporate recent amendments to international regulation and consensus standards into 49 CFR and make changes to nearly every part of the hazmat rules, including Proper Shipping Names, hazard classes, packing groups, special provisions, packaging authorizations, and quantity limits.
What to do before, during, and after a RCRA
hazardous waste inspection to defend your site
from rising state and Federal penalties.