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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 ...

  • 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)

  • 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 ...

  • 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)

  • 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)

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Bulletin: transporting batteries

    This bulletin is divided into 9 items and addresses batteries that are regulated under the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Regulations. General Information on the TDG Act and Regulations Classification of Batteries General Requirements for Shipping Special Cases, Special Provisions or Equivalency Certificates1 Shipping as Waste Shipping by ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • 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 ...

  • Pickin` up good vibrations to produce green electricity

    Vibrations from the environments we live and work in could be much more widely harnessed as a clean source of electricity, due to cutting-edge UK research.  Known as ‘energy harvesting’, the concept has been around for over a decade, but researchers from the University of Bristol aim to make it possible to make use of a much wider range of vibrations than is currently possible. It’s hoped ...

  • 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 ...

  • London Mayor sets out measures to Ban dangerous lorries

    Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, has proposed that the most dangerous zero star-rated ‘off-road’ HGVs will be banned from London’s streets entirely by January 2020, and only HGVs meeting the new Direct Vision Standard of 3 stars or above will be allowed on ...


    By Microlise Limited

  • 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)

  • 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)

  • Why transportation needs to be on the Rio+20 agenda

    Ten years ago, world leaders convened in Johannesburg to establish the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), global strategies designed to end poverty, hunger, and disease by 2015. While the pledges were ambitious, they neglected to recognize a critical component of sustainable development: transportation. Development banks, governments, and ...

  • Transportation Safety Board reviews actions since Lac-Mégantic derailment

    The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) has released its assessment of Transport Canada’s response to recommendations made on 23 January 2014 in the wake of the Lac-Mégantic train derailment. “There are risks to carrying more and more oil by rail and the Board’s recommendations are aimed at bringing those risks down,” said Wendy Tadros, Chair of the TSB. ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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)

  • 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. ...

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