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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 ...

  • 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)

  • 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)

  • 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)

  • 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

  • Regulations Rule the Road

    Niagara Falls, NY --- October 10, 2006 --- For many truckers, driving is a daily task and picking up packages from customers seems ordinary. Signing a shipping document, and loading the package onboard hardly seems a difficult task. However, for packages containing dangerous goods, ordinary is miles away. These packages require special marks, labels and packaging that identify them as ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Lithium battery regulations

    Ever since the 2009 editions of RID/ADR/ADN and ICAO technical instructions, demand for information about Lithium battery hazards has been high. This was particularly the case with respect to manufacturers and shippers, who the regulations affected. The regulations introduced a reclassification and separate UN numbers for Lithium metal batteries (non-rechargeable) and Lithium-ion batteries ...

  • Europeans will have to wait decades for a good night’s sleep

    An agreement reached yesterday means quieter road vehicles won’t be introduced for another 15 years. Transport & Environment (T&E) believes the deal crafted last night by the Commission, European Parliament and Member States is disgraceful, prioritizing the wishes of the car industry over the health of EU citizens. It means decades of delay for a quieter, healthier Europe. Europeans ...

  • Textured Paints and Coatings May Expose People to Dangerous Asbestos Fibers

    During the mid-1900s, textured paints and coatings were commonly used in many residential and commercial properties.  Many of these buildings are still in use today. Unfortunately, a number of these materials  contained asbestos. Textured paints and coatings were used for both decorative and protective purposes. Asbestos was added to  these materials due to its strength and ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • California to set drinking water level for dangerous chemical hex chrome

    Hexavalent chromium (hex chrome), the notorious cancer-causing chemical made famous in the film Erin Brockovich, contaminates drinking water in over 500 California communities, according to environmental and public health experts. The California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal/EPA) held a hearing to take public comment on a proposed level for hex chrome in drinking water. Although the state ...

  • NRDC: Dangerous Chemical in Soaps and Toothpaste Facing Closer Scrutiny

    Acting under pressure from a Natural Resources Defense Council lawsuit, the U.S Food and Drug Administration today proposed a federal rule that, if finalized, would remove the potentially hazardous chemical triclosan from consumer body washes and hand soaps. “This is a good first step toward getting unsafe triclosan off the market,” said Mae Wu, an attorney in NRDC’s health ...

  • Hazmat regulation agency under fire

    The federal agency that regulates transportation of hazardous materials is too "cozy" with shippers and often fails to provide adequate oversight to protect the public, a congressional investigation finds. HAZARDOUS SPILLS: Unreported incidents The concerns are outlined in a staff memo ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Shoppers pay the price for battery regulations

    Consumers will have to pay more for their batteries because of the battery regulations, according to an industry expert. Recycling firm WasteCare chief executive Peter Hunt told MRW that manufacturers will have to increase the price of batteries to cover their collection and competitive costs. His comments come after the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs published an ...

  • Scotland’s climate law sparks hope for good Copenhagen deal - WWF

    Scotland’s decision to cut its emissions by 42 percent by 2020 and by 80 percent by 2050, on 1990 levels, sets an example for developed countries and sparks new hopes that world leaders would be able to agree on a successful climate change deal in Copenhagen, WWF said. Through its ambitious announcement, Scotland becomes the first developed country to meet the demands of science and developing ...


    By WWF International

  • DTSC Releases Revised Proposed Safer Consumer Products Regulations

    On January 30, 2013, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) released revised proposed Safer Consumer Products Regulations (Revised Proposed Regulations). The Revised Proposed Regulations are subject to a 30-day comment period, ending February 28, 2013. Memoranda providing background information are available ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • DTSC Releases Revised Proposed Safer Consumer Products Regulations

    On January 30, 2013, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) released revised proposed Safer Consumer Products Regulations (Revised Proposed Regulations). The Revised Proposed Regulations are subject to a 30-day comment period, ending February 28, 2013. Memoranda providing background information are available ...


    By Acta Group

  • DTSC releases revised `Informal Draft` safer consumer products regulations

    On October 31, 2011, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) released an "informal draft" Safer Consumer Products Regulations (SCPR). DTSC proposed these regulations after ten months of meetings following the California Secretary for Environmental Protection's instructions to DTSC to stop working on issuing proposed regulations and instead "take additional time to be ...


    By Acta Group

  • Frozen bread-maker exposed workers to amputation, electric shock hazards Good Old Days Foods Inc. in Little Rock, Arkansas, fined $47,600

    Service and maintenance machine workers at Good Old Days Foods Inc. are being exposed to amputation and electric shock hazards due to a lack of machine guarding and ...

  • 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 ...

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