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  • ICC Compliance Center is Proud to Celebrate 25 Years in Business

    ICC Compliance Center is Proud to Celebrate 25 Years in Business

    ICC Compliance Center (ICC) is proud to announce its 25 year anniversary as a premier provider of hazmat compliance solutions for regulatory transportation and workplace safety. ICC specializes in regulatory training, plant audits, SDS services, ...

  • Exciting News! ICC`s Vancouver Branch is Moving to New a Location

    Exciting News! ICC`s Vancouver Branch is Moving to New a Location

    KEL-EX Agencies, a Division of ICC Compliance Center, is thrilled to announce that effective April 20, 2012, as part of our continued growth, our Vancouver Branch is moving to a new and improved larger location. "We are thrilled to be moving our ...

  • OSHA publishes final rule to the federal register

    OSHA publishes final rule to the federal register

    OSHA’s final ruling on the Hazard Communication Standard (1910.1200) in alliance with the UN’s Globally Harmonized Communication System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS), was published in the Federal Register March 26, ...

  • ICC Compliance Center Acquires Kel-Ex Agencies Ltd.

    ICC Compliance Center Acquires Kel-Ex Agencies Ltd.

    ICC Compliance Center is proud to announce that effective November 1, 2011 it will acquire KEL-EX Agencies, LTD. located in Vancouver, BC, Canada. As part of ICC Compliance Center`s continuing expansion, the new acquisition of KEL-EX Agencies, LTD. ...

  • GHS in North America, learn more today

    GHS in North America, learn more today

    It is a matter of when – not if - GHS regulations will be coming to North America.  Many nations have already adopted the new global system and are in the process of transitioning their hazard communication items such as labels and ...

  • DOT issues tougher hazmat shipping rule

    DOT issues tougher hazmat shipping rule

    The new authority allows Department inspectors to close down shipping companies with poor safety records. It also specifically authorizes inspectors to take immediate action when there is a significant safety problem with a package in transit. The ...

  • Alleged terrorist caught using domestic truck shipments

    Alleged terrorist caught using domestic truck shipments

    Discovery of suspicious package alerts FBI to bomb plot, leads to arrest U.S. authorities say a Saudi national arrested in Texas for allegedly plotting terror attacks was caught shipping explosive chemicals through domestic trucking networks. Law ...

  • FAA proposes $227,500 civil penalty against dover chemical

    FAA proposes $227,500 civil penalty against dover chemical

    The Federal Aviation Administration is proposing a $227,500 civil penalty against Dover Chemical Corporation of Dover, Ohio, for alleged violations of federal hazardous materials regulations. The FAA alleges that Dover Chemical offered sulfur ...

  • Texas petroleum plant ablaze - fire follows explosions; 1 worker unaccounted for

    Texas petroleum plant ablaze - fire follows explosions; 1 worker unaccounted for

    Explosions and fire ripped through a Houston-area petroleum plant, leaving one person unaccounted for Tuesday afternoon, officials said. Explosions were heard about 12:15 p.m. at Enterprise Products on Sun Oil Road in Mont Belvieu, about 35 miles ...

  • The wood coatings market

    The wood coatings market

    After weathering a number of challenging years, wood coatings manufacturers are reporting some signs of improvement. As the economy and housing market continue to struggle, more people are foregoing costly renovation projects and are instead ...

  • US, Canada pursue trade, security overhaul

    US, Canada pursue trade, security overhaul

    Obama, Harper call for integrated border, cargo security strategy The U.S. and Canada agreed Friday to work more closely together to better focus infrastructure investment needed to speed cross-border trade. President Obama and Prime Minister ...

  • MSDS - one way to spell safety

    MSDS - one way to spell safety

    For many, handling, storing or working with chemical products is a regular part of their job. Knowing how these chemicals may affect their health and safety is not only a legal right for workers, it can also reduce injuries and property damage, and ...

  • States to tackle chemical safety issues

    States to tackle chemical safety issues

    Legislators in 30 states say they will announce bills to protect children and families from harmful chemicals in household products. Bills to be considered include bans on Bisphenol A, or BPA, and dangerous flame retardants in consumer products, ...

  • FMCSA issues proposed rule on hours-of-service requirements for commercial truck drivers

    FMCSA issues proposed rule on hours-of-service requirements for commercial truck drivers

    The U.S. Department of Transportation`s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today issued a regulatory proposal that would revise hours-of-service (HOS) requirements for commercial truck drivers. "A fatigued driver has no place ...

  • Ukraine to open Chernobyl area to tourists in 2011

    Ukraine to open Chernobyl area to tourists in 2011

    Want a better understanding of the world`s worst nuclear disaster? Come tour the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. Beginning next year, Ukraine plans to open up the sealed zone around the Chernobyl reactor to visitors who wish to learn more about the ...

  • More than 4,000 chemicals registered for ECHA REACH deadline

    More than 4,000 chemicals registered for ECHA REACH deadline

    The EU`s European Chemical Agency (ECHA) has reached its first deadline and completed registration of 4,300 chemical substances under its REACH chemicals regulation. The agreement also registered 900 chemicals not sold in Europe ahead of the ...

  • Explosive-laden Calif. home to be destroyed

    Explosive-laden Calif. home to be destroyed

    Neighbors gasped when authorities showed them photos of the inside of the Southern California ranch-style home: Crates of grenades, mason jars of white, explosive powder and jugs of volatile chemicals that are normally the domain of suicide bombers. ...

  • Risks in transporting lithium batteries in cargo by aircraft

    Risks in transporting lithium batteries in cargo by aircraft

    Purpose: To alert operators to the recent findings from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) William Hughes Technical Center testing results from April 2010 to September 2010. The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), ...

  • Ethanol and gasoline mixture - classification and emergency response

    Ethanol and gasoline mixture - classification and emergency response

    Transport Canada advises: shippers and carriers of the shipping names and UN numbers they should use in Canada for fuel mixtures of ethanol (or ethyl alcohol) and gasoline; and emergency responders on how to treat spills and fires involving ...

  • CSB seeing too many ammonia releases, assessment underway

    CSB seeing too many ammonia releases, assessment underway

    A three-member assessment team led by Johnnie Banks from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) has deployed to the scene of Monday’s anhydrous ammonia release at Millard Refrigerated Services, a warehouse and distribution center in Theodore, ...