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  • Transporting dangerous goods safely in Canada

    Whether by road, rail, water or air, goods move across Canada every day. MTS Allstream is one of those movers. As an integrated national provider in Canada, MTS Allstream's core businesses include its Enterprise Solutions Division, which offers a portfolio of solutions tailored to the needs of medium and large businesses - Internet protocol-based communications, Unified Communications, voice and ...

  • French web-based dangerous goods training, anytime, anywhere

    One employee, many employees, home-based employees, multiple locations or remote employees can now train in the transportation of dangerous goods regulations, in French anytime, anywhere, with a web connection and a computer. Maximize productivity by taking the training when you need it and stay up-to-date with the latest regulations. ICC The Compliance Center has added a web-based Transportation ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Choose, Click, Pay – Buying dangerous goods supplies online is that easy

    For more than 20 years, ICC The Compliance Center has been providing compliance products to companies that offer, handle or transport dangerous goods. With the world wide web now being an everyday part of life, we at ICC The Compliance Center understand that providing an easy-to-use and convenient online shopping experience is essential. Starting August 31, 2009, ICC The Compliance Center ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • IATA releases addendum to 51st edition dangerous goods regulations

    Users of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations are asked to note the following amendments and corrections to the 51st Edition, effective from 1 January 2010. Users of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations are asked to note the following amendments and corrections to the 51st Edition, effective from 1 January 2010. New or Amended State Variations (Section 2.9.2) New LUG (Luxembourg) ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Transport Canada publishes Transportation of Dangerous Goods Amendment 6

    After much anticipation, Transport Canada’s Transportation of Dangerous Goods Amendment 6 is published in Canada Gazette II. TDG Amendment 6 is the largest amendment since 2002 and contains over 150 pages of changes and updates affecting personal exemption, limited quantities, infectious substances, anhydrous ammonia, etc. For more information, please join ICC The Compliance Center on ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Safe shredding of dangerous waste

    Efficiency and economy as well as innovation are buzzwords that many claim for themselves these days. Service- and maintenance-friendly “eco”-shredders are advertised as the latest invention everywhere. We’ll have to wait and see whether there really is “eco” behind these “eco”-labels. Lindner-Recyclingtech has invested in these attributes for their ...


    By Lindner-Recyclingtech GmbH

  • Avoiding greenwash and its dangers

    This week is the fortieth anniversary of Earth Day. The hype is unbelievably high as companies step all over themselves to share their latest sustainability accomplishments. In general, this is a good thing and it's wonderful to see companies competing on green. But there is a high risk of saying something that isn't quite true, or of overstating the truth. Because this is the time of year for ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • New IATA, ICAO, and OAG web solution puts latest dangerous goods by air regulations online

    Airlines, freight forwarders and shippers can now gain faster access to the latest regulations and information for the carriage of dangerous goods by air with the launch of ‘DG Online’ by the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), and Official Airline Guide Cargo, a division of UBM Aviation (OAG Cargo). DG Online combines ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Dangerous Goods Emergency Action Code (EAC) List 2009 now available free from NCEC

    NCEC, the UK’s national response unit for chemical emergencies, and part of energy and climate change consultancy, AEA, has released the free, on line, version of the Dangerous Goods Emergency Action Code List 2009, published by The Stationary Office (TSO). NCEC was commissioned by the Department for Communities and Local Government (CLG) to edit this publication, outlining the application of ...

  • Presenting world leading 24 hour emergency response tools at dangerous goods transport seminar, Malaysia

    The UK’s National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC) will demonstrate the importance of 24 hour emergency response at the ‘Seminar on Road Chemical Emergency Response’ in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, September 29, 2015. Hosted by the Chemical Industries Council of Malaysia (CICM), the seminar will explore the services available to help chemical manufacturers and distributors across the ...

  • Ontario Residents Warned of Formaldehyde Dangers

    North Bay residents on a private water system near Trout Lake in Ontario were warned last month not to drink the water.  The warning followed an accident that caused a tanker truck to crash and spill its cargo of formaldehyde into the lake which provides drinking water for some area residents. The driver of the crash died and investigators are working to determine if he died because of the ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • eShipLab hazardous goods shipping software

    eShipGlobal is now offering eShipLab, a Web-based solution for shipping hazardous or dangerous goods in compliance with new carrier regulations. This one-stop integrated solution allows users to ship hazardous and dangerous goods via any U.S. carrier to virtually any destination worldwide. The eShipLab solution identifies ...


    By eShipGlobal

  • Environmental protection is good for economic growth

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson spoke last month at the National Press Club about EPA"s progress and explored the challenges and opportunities of leading an environmental agency in a time of economic challenge and technological innovation. Stated Jackson, "If we all do our part, Americans 40 years from today will look back and remember this generation as one ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • HSE launches crackdown on dangerous construction sites

    HSE inspectors are to launch an intensive inspection initiative aimed at stopping dangerous practices on building sites across Great Britain. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) wants to raise awareness of construction site risks and prevent unnecessary injuries and deaths. Construction is one of Britain's most dangerous industries. During 2008/09, 53 workers died and 11 264 were injured, ...

  • Are we in danger of losing our basic cooking skills?

    Love Food Hate Waste is setting out to help restore lost culinary skills. Almost a quarter of parents surveyed via Mumsnet (24%) were not confident they could use leftovers to make another meal without resorting to a recipe. Building skills in the kitchen is vital if theUKis to tackle the £12.5 billion of good food and drink that gets thrown away fromUKhomes each year. ...

  • Vantage Vue Helps Forecast Avalanche Danger in Himalayas

    When Brian Newman was hired to work as an avalanche forecasting consultant for the state government of Kashmir in the Pir Pinjal range of the Himalayas, he knew he needed a very accurate and reliable weather station. But that weather station also had to be easy to transport and to travel with, easy to setup in difficult conditions, and able to log lots of data. Which station did he ...


    By Davis Instruments Corp.

  • Duluth tackles lead danger in aging rental properties

    Duluth faces a tall order when it comes to dealing with lead contamination. About nine in every 10 housing units in the community was built before 1978, when a ban on lead paint took effect, Karen Olesen, a senior planner for the city, said. And the odds of a Duluth home containing lead are even higher because about half of the city’s homes are at least 60 years old, according to 2000 ...

  • Halloween doesn`t have to be a dangerous night for children

    Child pedestrian death rate doubles the average FedEx and Safe Kids USA urges kids and drivers to be alert and cautious On a potentially dangerous night of the year for child pedestrians, Safe Kids USA urges parents to prepare children to act safely and drivers to take extra precautions. On average, twice as many kids are killed while walking on Halloween compared to other days of ...

  • Environmental strategies are good for small businesses, says EU

    Environmental policies are good for business, according to new research. The research explored the small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) sector and found that SMEs with the most proactive environmental policies also had the best financial performance. Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are responsible for around 70 per cent of global pollution, including 60 per cent of carbon emissions. ...

  • Udall Legislation Good Foundation for More Renewable Energy

    Continuing their fight to enact a federal renewable energy standard, Senators Tom Udall and Mark Udall today introduced legislation that would require utilities to generate 25 percent of their electricity from wind, solar and other renewable energy sources by 2025. Franz Matzner, associate director of government affairs at the Natural Resources Defense Council, made the following comment: ...

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