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Join us for expert-led training to meet DOT, IATA, and IMDG training mandates in Cleveland, Cincinnati, Houston, Dallas, Pittsburgh, and Detroit in June 2017!
On November 18, 2016, OSHA published a Final Rule to update its Walking-Working Surfaces Standard at 29 CFR 1910, Subpart D. The Final Rule took effect on January 17 of this year and will impact an estimated 100 million employees at 7 million general industry workplaces in the US.
While preparing hazmat shipments and overpacks, understanding the 49 CFR requirements for segregating hazardous materials can save you from a rejected shipment.
To help you protect personnel and maintain full compliance with the new DOT, IATA, and IMDG shipping regulations for 2017, Lion will present nationally trusted hazmat/DG shipper training in Sacramento, Denver, and Kansas City next month.
The shipping paper is one of the most important documents in the hazmat shipping process. Call it a bill of lading, declaration, IMO, Shipper’s Dec, manifest, or whatever you want it’s a certified written record of what is being shipped, the hazards present, how much is there, and where to go for more information.
A steam valve is automatically turned on burning workers who are repairing a downstream connection in the piping. A jammed conveyor system suddenly releases, crushing a worker who is trying to clear the jam....
All Aboard! Did you know that more than 110 million tons* of hazardous materials are moved by train each year in the United States? Are you responsible for shipping, moving, or accepting rail shipments of hazmats?
URGENT: PHMSA has withdrawn its HM 215N Final Rule after the Agency last week announced it as Final and effective as of January 18, 2017.
In today’s Federal Register, the US DOT Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) proposed a rule to update the hazardous materials marking requirements for cargo tanks that carry petroleum-based fuels. The proposal is a direct response to the Protecting our Infrastructure of Pipelines and Enhancing Safety Act, or PIPES Act, signed into law in June 2016.
Earlier this year, the US DOT Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) finalized a rule to remove the Packing Group II (PG II) designation for organic peroxides and self-reactive substances. The change was among many “miscellaneous” hazmat updates made in a Final Rule posted to the Federal Register on June 2, 2016. The new rule has been in effect since July 5.
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.