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  • 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 ...

  • US increases safety of trains carrying hazardous material following accidents

    The safety of rail tank cars that carry the most dangerous hazardous materials will be dramatically improved under the most sweeping and revolutionary proposal in decades, announced U.S. Secretary of Transportation Mary E. Peters. “This proposal is designed to significantly reduce the hazard of hauling hazardous materials by rail,” Peters said, explaining the performance-based standard will ...

  • TargetSolutions’ Advanced HAZWOPER Awareness Training Series Explains Perils of Hazardous Materials

    Even with the best prevention methods in place, incidents involving hazardous materials are bound to happen. Understanding the nature of hazardous materials – and how to respond to various types of incidents – will help you quickly manage a dangerous situation and minimize damage. TargetSolutions’ Advanced HAZWOPER Awareness is a ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • Research and Markets: DOT Hazardous Materials Transportation and Motor Carrier Safety: Federal Regulatory Guide - 2012

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/88c03029/dot_hazardous_mate) has announced the addition of the "DOT Hazardous Materials Transportation and Motor Carrier Safety: Federal Regulatory ...


  • Train accidents stir worries about crude transport

    At least 10 times since 2008, freight trains hauling oil across North America have derailed and spilled significant quantities of crude, with most of the accidents touching off fires or catastrophic explosions. The derailments released almost 3 million gallons of oil, nearly twice as much as the largest pipeline spill in the U.S. since at least 1986. And the deadliest wreck killed 47 people in ...


    By Associated Press

  • DOT training for CESQG Hazardous Waste Generators

    CESQG hazardous waste generators generate very low quantities of hazardous waste and ship them very infrequently. They typically hire qualified waste disposal companies to transport and dispose of these materials. The requirements for the management and disposal of hazardous waste can be found at 40CFR 260-262. The transportation of the materials is regulated by DOT under 49 CFR 170-180. ...

  • US Labor Department`s OSHA cites Transportation Security Administration for worker hazards at Boston`s Logan International Airport

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued 14 notices of unsafe or unhealthful working conditions to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration, following an inspection at Boston's Logan International Airport. The inspection was begun on Feb. 6 as part of OSHA's Federal Agency Targeting Inspection Program. ...

  • 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)

  • Hazmat training arrives in Dallas

    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 environmental ...

  • Hazmat training will arrive in Baltimore

    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 environmental ...

  • Hazmat training comes to Indianapolis

    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. Personnel who ship hazardous materials by air or water must receive ...

  • 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 Richmond

    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 environmental and ...

  • Hazmat training comes to Dallas

    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 environmental and ...

  • Hazmat training comes to Chattanooga

    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 environmental and ...

  • Hazmat training comes to Chicago

    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 environmental and ...

  • Hazmat training comes to Dayton

    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 environmental and ...

  • Hazmat training comes to Macon

    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 environmental and ...

  • 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)

  • Hazmat training comes to Detroit

    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 environmental and ...

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