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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 ...

  • 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)

  • 4 Safety Considerations For Anyone Storing, Handling, or Transporting Substances

    4 Safety Considerations For Anyone Storing, Handling, or Transporting Substances By Daniel L. Theobald, Environmental Services Substances regulated or substances unregulated may ultimately impact the environment, health, and water supply of others. The following safety considerations are advised for those who store, handle, or transport potentially dangerous substances. ...

  • Everyday lithium batteries at center of debate about cargo handling

    The lithium-ion battery quietly fuels modern life. It powers our iPhones, iPads, BlackBerrys and laptops. It's in the next round of electric cars coming to market this year. It also has a controversial safety record peppered with fires and recalls. Now the Department of Transportation wants to toughen rules for how ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Regulatory & Training Services Extend to CACD Members

    Niagara Falls, NY --- As an associate member of the Canadian Association of Chemical Distributors (CACD) for over 10 years, ICC The Compliance Center Inc. continues to support the association and its members. In an effort to enhance the relationship and build upon CACD’s training program initiative, ICC The Compliance Center Inc. is now extending regulatory and training services to association ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • E-learning: Compliance at your fingertips

    For more than 20 years, ICC The Compliance Center has been providing training services to companies who offer, handle or transport hazardous materials/dangerous goods. Regulatory compliance is a must for companies involved with hazardous materials/dangerous goods, notwithstanding the current business outlook. Understandably, ICC The Compliance Center recognizes this and the need for quality ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Training: An essential step

    Not only is training mandated by the regulatory agencies, but it is essential to productivity and safety. Imagine handling, packaging or shipping hazardous materials/dangerous goods without it. For more than 20 years, ICC The Compliance Center has been providing training services to companies who offer, handle or transport hazardous materials/dangerous goods. We focus on quality training ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • ALERT: accepting US hazmat endorsements in Canada

    Part 6 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Regulations requires anyone who handles, offers for transport or transports dangerous goods (HazMat in the US) to hold a valid training certificate. Subsection 6.4(1) of the TDG Regulations provides for US drivers who hold a document, valid in the United States, that shows they are trained as set out in sections 172.700 to 172.704 of 49 CFR ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Compliance at your fingertips with new full-line catalog from ICC

    Get ready for ICC The Compliance Center’s new full-line catalog available in hardcopy. For immediate access, you can receive your free downloadable version on our website at www.thecompliancecenter.com. This catalog is a must for anyone involved in shipping, handling or transporting hazardous materials/dangerous goods via air, sea, road or rail in North America and internationally. Easily find ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Metal Management West, Inc. To pay $75,000 for alleged clean air act ozone rule violations (Utah)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Metal Management West, Inc. have entered into a consent agreement in which Metal Management will pay a $75,000 penalty for alleged violations of the Clean Air Act’s program to prevent releases of ozone depleting chemicals. Metal Management is a scrap metal operator in Salt Lake City, Utah. “Protecting the Earth’s ozone layer is ...

  • HazCom changes proposed for transporting Lithium Batteries

    The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration published a proposed rule Monday that would amend the Hazardous Materials Regulations to increase the safety of transported lithium batteries. Saying the changes will apply to lithium cells and batteries packed with or contained in equipment, the agency asked for comments by March 12 and proposed a mandatory compliance date 75 days after ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Shopping for compliance gets much easier

    For more than 20 years, ICC The Compliance Center has been providing compliance products to companies that offer, handle or transport hazardous materials/dangerous goods. With the world wide web now being an everyday part of life, we at ICC The Compliance Center understand providing an easy-to-use and convenient online shopping experience is essential.Starting January 28, 2009, ICC The Compliance ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • EPA reaches agreement with Illinois company on clean-air violations

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 has reached an agreement with Rentech Energy Midwest Corp. on alleged violations of EPA regulations to protect the stratospheric ozone layer at the company's ammonia fertilizer production facility at 16675 Highway 20 W., East Dubuque, Ill. The agreement, which includes a $79,700 penalty, resolves EPA allegations that Rentech's industrial process ...

  • NCEC to provide 24/7 chemical risk support for UK Ministry of Defence

    The National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC), has won a three year contract to provide the UK’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) with emergency telephone advice – the contract includes global, multilingual support 24 hours a day, seven days a week as well as access to the NCEC’s hazardous chemicals database The MoD handles and transports various chemicals, such as fuel, as part of its ...

  • Transport of Lithium Batteries in accordance with the ICAO technical instructions -- guidance document

    Foreword The 2009-2010 ICAO Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air incorporated a number of revisions to requirements for the transport of lithium batteries. Revisions included: Development of new Packing Instructions 965, 966, 967, 968, 969 and 970 to more clearly state requirements for the various types of lithium batteries. ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Toxco Waste Management Ltd., Presents at NATO

    On April 17, 2013, Toxco Waste Management Ltd. (“Toxco”) made a presentation to the NATO (“North Atlantic Treaty Organization”) Transportation of Dangerous Goods Group, in Brussels, Belgium. After more than a decade-long presence of NATO forces in Afghanistan, a large accumulation of spent lithium batteries has built-up in the country. Lithium batteries are used by the troops on a daily basis ...


    By PRWeb

  • TechniData develops content server for SAP EH&S

    Untitled Document Companies want substance data from a single source in order to implement regulatory health and safety and environmental protection requirements quickly and conveniently. To this end, ...


  • 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, labeling solutions, trucking placards and seals, workplace signs and tags, and UN certified packaging. Over the years, we have become an industry leader ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Hazmat 2014 review

    The Hazmat event has continued to demonstrate itself as one of the leading forums for hazardous materials response, chemical exposure and monitoring, and emergency planning. Attendance at this year’s event was the highest in the last 5 years. Attendees were able to experience the usual mix of keynote presentations from industry stakeholders and practical workshops. The presentations ...

  • NCEC in action

    Being an NCEC emergency responder (ER) requires more than just a good knowledge of chemicals. ERs need to stay calm under pressure, and be clear communicators, problem solvers, and experts in industry and fire operations. Bringing all this together during an emergency call can be a stressful business! An example of how we do this happened on Monday 28 October. At 19:22 we received a call from the ...

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