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  • The Dangers Of Hazardous Materials Transportation

    Our Hazardous Material Transportation guide explains the potential risk factors and the many possible dangers that can result in accidents occurring via their transportation. The risk factors are categorised by the United Nations under 9 hazard classes: Explosives Gases Flammable liquids Flammable solids Oxidising substances Toxic substances Radioactive materials Corrosive substances ...


    By Ion Science Ltd.

  • PHMSA Interim Final Rule HM-258D Civil Penalties Revision

    On June 29, 2016, US DOT PHMSA published an interim final rule (HM-258D) revising the maximum and minimum civil penalties for knowing violations of the hazardous materials regulations (HMR). Maximum Civil penalty from $75,000 to $77,114 for a person who knowingly violates the Federal hazardous material transportation law or a regulation, order, special permit, or approval issued under that ...

  • FMCSA grants boston 45-day extension on hazmat rule

    Federal officials have granted Boston a 45-day extension to keep restrictions in place on where trucks carrying hazardous materials can travel in the city. It is the second extension granted the city by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration following an earlier order issued in November that had voided Boston’s rules on routes and hours for carriers hauling hazardous materials. ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • PHMSA Grants Announced

    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) today announced it is issuing $20.4 million in Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness (HMEP) grants to states, territories, and Native American tribes to enhance their ability to respond to hazardous materials transportation incidents. The grants allow emergency response personnel to ...


    By Restek Corporation

  • Hazmat Training Comes to Pittsburgh

    When workers handle hazardous waste or ship hazardous materials, training is not just a good idea, it’s the law. According to the EPA, workers who handle hazardous waste must be trained annually, and the federal DOT requires that workers involved in the shipment of hazardous materials be trained at least every three years. Environmental Resource Center, the leading provider of ...

  • Hazmat Training Comes to Minneapolis

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Malia Campbell Environmental Resource Center 919-469-1585; Fax: 919-342-0807 jeannettek@ercweb.com http://www.ercweb.com August 26, 2010- When workers handle hazardous waste or ship hazardous materials, training is not just a good idea, it’s the law. According to the EPA, workers who handle hazardous waste must be trained annually, and the federal ...

  • Jury Convicts Eastern Idaho Man for Hazardous Waste Violations

    A federal jury in Pocatello yesterday returned guilty verdicts against a former Salmon resident for violating the Hazardous Materials Transportation Safety Act and illegally storing and disposing of hazardous waste, violations of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act. Krister 'Kris' Sven Evertson, 53, of Wasilla, Alaska, also known as Krister Ericksson, is scheduled to be sentenced on Aug. ...

  • DOT issues tougher hazmat shipping rule

    The new authority allows Department inspectors to close down shipping companies with poor safety records. It also specifically authorizes inspectors to take immediate action when there is a significant safety problem with a package in transit. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) announced that Department inspectors will now ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • President Obama announces more key administration posts

    Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate Cynthia L. Quarterman to become the Administrator of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration at the Department of Transportation. President Obama also announced that he will designate Mary Lucille Jordan, currently serving as a Commissioner on the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission, as Chair of the ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • PHMSA: consumer fireworks advisory letter

    The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Transportation, wants to assure that every American has a safe and enjoyable Fourth of July. PHMSA recently completed several investigations involving the transportation and storage of consumer fireworks by non-profit organizations. These investigations identified widespread problems related ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • FMCSA: transportation of Hazardous materials; designated, preferred, and restricted routes

    This notice provides the current listing of all restricted, designated, and preferred road and highway routes for transporting radioactive (RAM) and non-radioactive hazardous materials (NRHM) that have been reported to the FMCSA by State and Indian Tribe routing agencies as of November 14, 2000. This listing has been extracted from the National Hazardous Material Route Registry (NHMRR). The ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Man Jailed for Hazwaste Handling That Created Fire Risk

    POCATELLO, Idaho, October 23, 2007 (ENS) - An Alaska man who used to reside in Idaho was sentenced Monday to 21 months in prison for illegally transporting hazardous materials and illegally storing hazardous waste, the Justice Department announced. Krister Sven Everston, of Wasilla, Alaska, also known as Krister Ericksson, was also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $421,049 and placed ...

  • FAA proposes hazmat civil penalties against 11 companies

    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is proposing civil penalties ranging from $54,000 to $91,000 against 11 companies for alleged violations of Department of Transportation Hazardous Materials Regulations. For further information on the following cases, please contact Arlene Salac or Jim Peters at 718-553-3015. $91,000 against Boston Scientific Corporation of Natick, Mass, for allegedly ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • FAA proposes $168,000 civil penalty against Radiology Corp.

    The Federal Aviation Administration is proposing a $168,000 civil penalty against Radiology Corporation of America, Inc., of Delray Beach, Fla., for allegedly violating Department of Transportation hazardous materials regulations. The FAA alleges Radiology Corp. offered a fiberboard box to Delta Airlines in Atlanta as checked baggage, Feb. 6, 2010. The box housed a soldering iron containing ...


    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 ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Safetec and ChemTel Announce Partnership

    March 31, 2010 - Safetec Compliance Systems, Inc., the leading provider of chemical compliance management solutions, and ChemTel, Inc., the nation’s premiere emergency response support center, are pleased to announce a partnership to jointly deliver critical compliance support for manufacturers, transporters and users of chemicals. The combination of Safetec’s Chemical Compliance Manager (CCM) ...

  • U.S-Mexico Border Environment and Security Report to Council on Environmental Quality Addressed at Press Conference Tuesday

    Washington, D.C. - The Good Neighbor Environmental Board (GNEB), an independent Presidential advisory committee managed by EPA, will deliver its latest U.S.-Mexico border report tomorrow to the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) at a Washington news conference.     The report calls for stronger government partnerships to protect the environment along the U.S.-Mexico border, where large ...

  • E-learning for small package shipping, whenever or wherever

    When most people hear the term “transportation of hazardous materials,” they think of large quantities, such as tank trucks and railway tank cars. But many shippers deal primarily with small packages, such as paint cans or aerosol sprays. Shippers still require training in transportation of hazardous materials, but find that typical hazardous materials courses concentrate on larger shipments.To ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • The Transportation of Crude Oil by Rail is Expected to Peak Between 2015 to 2016 But Will Remain a Sizeable Part of Crude Transport Over the Long Term, IHS Study Says

    The amount of crude oil transported by rail in North America could peak between 2015 and 2016 at about 1.5 million barrels per day (mbd), though rail is expected to remain a key component of North American oil production over the long term, says a new report by IHS (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight. At its anticipated peak, more than 10 percent of North ...


    By IHS Markit

  • 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)

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