dangerous goods management News

  • 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)

  • 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)

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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, ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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. ...

  • After dangerous lull, war on climate change faces crunch year

    After a year in which it nearly lost its compass, the campaign against climate change heads into 2009 needing top-level political commitment, creative thinking and a deep well of money. Next year holds a big dream: by its end, the world will have forged a treaty in Copenhagen to shrink global warming from mankind-threatening juggernaut to manageable problem. Unprecedented in scale and complexity, ...

  • Protective glass against many dangers: fire, ballistic and manual attack as well as UV rays

    The product portfolio of the international technology group SCHOTT includes various safety glasses for comprehensive protection of museums, exhibition halls and all types of art work. The company has played a pioneering role in the development of glass laminates that withstand burglary attempts and shelling, yet offer fire resistance for higher building safety. Furthermore, SCHOTT offers picture ...


    By SCHOTT AG

  • IPCC: Climate change threatens irreversible and dangerous impacts, but options exist to limit its effects

    Human influence on the climate system is clear and growing, with impacts observed on all continents. If left unchecked, climate change will increase the likelihood of severe, pervasive and irreversible impacts for people and ecosystems. However, options are available to adapt to climate change and implementing stringent mitigations activities can ensure that the impacts of climate change remain ...

  • 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

  • Time to unite invasive alien species management in Europe?

    Recent evidence suggests that Europe is home to more than 11,000 alien species. The rate of establishment of alien species is rapidly increasing. A new study summarises available information in this area and proposes that Europe unites its fragmented activities by establishing a single body to manage this ever-increasing problem more effectively. Every year, tens of new plant and animal species ...

  • Managing psychosocial risks in the private security sector

    The private security sector can sometimes be a dangerous line of work. People employed in this field are regularly exposed to psychosocial risks. These can include third party violence, job insecurity, and strenuous mental and emotional workloads. But tools exist to help employers minimise risks and keep their staff healthy and motivated. By identifying psychosocial risks and implementing ...

  • Commission recognises innovative water management solutions

    The European Commission has announced the winners of this year's European Eco-Management and Audit Scheme Awards. The six winning organisations showed excellence in respecting and safeguarding the environment, and in applying innovative solutions to improve their water management. The awards were handed out at a ceremony in Brussels last night. Environment Commissioner Janez Potočnik said: ...

  • ICCA and UNEP underline need for safe management of chemicals in Africa

    Safe transport and storage of chemicals, emergency prevention, preparedness as well as responses to chemical accidents was the focus of a joint project launched recently by the International Council of Chemicals Associations (ICCA) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). The issues were highlighted at the official launch of the joint project during a two-day workshop held in Nairobi ...

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