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  • IATA 2011 packing instruction transition guidance

    The packing instructions in the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)’s Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air (Technical Instructions) (and consequently the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations) have been the subject of an extensive review by the ICAO Dangerous Goods Panel (DGP) over the last four years. These changes are now published in Section 5 ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • IATA transport of Lithium Batteries guidance document

    Introduction This document is based on the provisions set out in the 2009/2010 Edition of the ICAO Technical Instruction for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air and the 50th Edition (2009) of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR). The purpose of this document is to provide guidance for complying with provisions applicable to the transport by air of lithium batteries ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Environmental Resource Center Offers In-Depth Training on Regulations for Marine and Air Transportation of Hazardous Materials

     Businesses that are involved in the sea or air transportation of hazardous materials can help their workers keep up with recent changes in new regulations that will impact their shipments through four seminars and webcasts from transportation consulting firm Environmental Resource Center. Each seminar and webcast meets both initial and recurrent training requirements of the International ...

  • EU agrees on safer, cleaner lorries - but by 2022

    The 28 EU governments and the European Parliament last night reached a deal to end brick-shaped lorries, which are inefficient and very dangerous for cyclists and pedestrians. The agreed law gives manufacturers the ability to produce more streamlined, safer and fuel-efficient lorries but, amid heavy lobbying by industry, sets a delay until 2022 [1] before redesigned lorry cabs are allowed on ...

  • The hazmat suicides

    No, this isn"t the name of the new Agatha Christie murder mystery. It"s the phenomenon that has firefighters, police departments, and paramedics all on their toes. The culprits? Common bath chemicals and salts that can be found in any hardware store. The murder weapon? Hydrogen sulfide. All over the country, hydrogen sulfide is replacing carbon monoxide as the silent killer of choice in suicide. ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Safety net for hazardous chemicals strengthened as the scope of the UNECE Industrial Accidents Convention widens

    Safety at industrial facilities across 40 countries in Europe will be enhanced with the inclusion of 13 additional categories of hazardous substances and 32 more chemicals with serious health and environmental effects within the scope of the UNECE Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents (Industrial Accidents Convention). This will start on 19 December 2015 with the entry ...

  • A new directive to improve the safety of toys

    The EP Internal Market Committee has adopted a report aimed at making toys safer. The new legislation will beef up safety regulations and ban the use of certain chemicals and heavy metals. Parliament's plenary will vote in December, just before the festive season. The report on the safety of toys, drafted by Marianne Thyssen (EPP-ED, BE), was adopted on Tuesday 6 November by the Committee on the ...

  • 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. Prosecutors say Serbian-born George Jakubec quietly packed the home with the largest amount of homemade explosives ever found in one location in the ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Climate change threatens global financial crash

    A warning that climate change might make the world’s stock markets and banks unstable and lead to a financial crash has come from Mark Carney, chairman of the G20 countries’ Financial Stability Board. Carney, who is also Governor of the Bank of England, ...


    By Climate News Network

  • WWF7 Update - Cities and Regions Commit to the Sustainable and Inclusive Management of Water

    This year’s 7th World Water Forum has reaffirmed the crucial need for the international community to adopt Goal 6 of the Sustainable Development Goals, which aims to ensure access to water and sanitation for all through sustainable and ...


    By DelAgua Group

  • G8 Leaders Agree to Substantial Cuts in Climate Emissions

    HEILIGENDAMM, Germany (ENS) - Six of the world's eight largest industrialized nations today agreed to 'at least halve global carbon dioxide emissions by 2050' and to achieve this goal together 'as part of a United Nations process.' The United States and Russia were the only G8 holdouts. As a compromise, all eight nations agreed to 'substantial' emissions cuts. Even though the ...

  • EU Parliament vote marks end of the brick-shaped lorry

    The European Parliament’s transport committee today voted to change rules for lorry cabins that could save hundreds of lives and reduce fuel consumption and emissions. The committee voted to give lorry manufacturers more design space for the front end, allowing a more streamlined nose and ending the ...

  • 4 out of 5 Californians live in areas hit by recent weather disasters

    "The extreme weather we suffered through in 2011 is a frightening reminder of why we must do everything we can to cut the dangerous carbon pollution that is fueling global warming by investing in clean, renewable energy," said Sean Carroll, Environment California's Federal Field Associate. "Recent weather-related disasters in California include wildfires, flooding and mudslides." The report, In ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • ELCOMEDIU: A New Environment Company In Romania

    ELCOMEDIU Ltd., scientifically and technical services offered a) Documentation for authorising organisations, meaning: o Environmental reports for the competent authorities o Environmental reports for general public o Presentations of the environmental peculiarities for your project o Environmental memorandum for existing activities o Management of the relationship ...


    By S.C. ELCOMEDIU s.r.l.

  • 3E Company introduces new version of MSDgen MSDS authoring system

    3E Company Introduces New Version of MSDgen MSDS Authoring System MSDgen 5.07 offers new features to further streamline the development of hazard communication documentation Tuesday, April 01, 2008 — 3E Company®, the leading provider of Environmental Health and Safety (EH&,S) compliance and information management services, today introduced MSDgen 5.07, a new version of its MSDgen Material ...


    By 3E Company

  • Government finally acts on toxic Bisphenol A

    The government of Canada is prepared to declare that Bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical commonly found in plastic baby bottles, reusable water bottles and the lining of some food cans should be classified as "toxic" under Canadian law. Although it is a bold move, the government is lagging behind business, where many have already removed BPA products from their shelves. The government has ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Experts gathered at Smart City Expo & World Congress make citizens the central figure in smart city transformations

    Today’s political states seem too big to solve the problems that directly affect their citizens. Hence, in cities around the world public administrators are demanding greater self-governance from their respective national governments. Another challenge facing cities is how to effectively implement Smart City initiatives. At the Smart City World Congress, participants in the plenary session ...


    By Fira de Barcelona

  • Organizations question Hershey`s `I Love Reese`s Day`

    Hershey"s has declared today, May 18th, to be the official, national "I Love Reese"s Day." With separate holidays for peanut butter and chocolate, Hershey"s thought they needed a separate, official day to celebrate Reese"s Peanut Butter Cups. But the marriage of chocolate and peanut butter is hardly reason to celebrate, when Hershey"s sources chocolate from western Africa where some of the ...

  • Innovative technology will reduce cleanup time at lowell Mass. Silresim site

    The Silresim Superfund Site in Lowell, Mass. is in the final phase of completing cleanup construction, using innovative technology which will reduce the amount of time needed to clean groundwater of contamination.  EPA officials today toured the site to inspect progress of the cutting-edge work, along with U.S. Representative Niki Tsongas and Commissioner Kenneth Kimmell of the Massachusetts ...

  • AT&T: Empowering Consumers Through Sustainability

    American consumers are in the midst of a communications revolution, and AT&T's technology has the power to help our world operate more sustainably. In the 2011 AT&T Sustainability Report, launched today, the company demonstrates how it is committed to improving our world and empowering ...


    By Marketwire

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