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Dangerous Goods Symposium 2018 workshop: “Authoring Closure Instructions”

Howard Z. Skolnik and W. Dean Ricker—chairman and president, respectively, of Skolnik Industries—will lead a workshop on “Authoring Closure Instructions” during the 13th annual Dangerous Goods Symposium, September 5–7, 2018, in Rosemont, Illinois. “The 49 CFR says every package with a UN certification must have closure instructions to give shippers a way to complete a

DG Digest: PHMSA and the FRA add to Thermal Protection Systems list, last updated in 1994

Mid-June finds summer warmth coming in, and the last two weeks found a variety of interesting regulatory news coming to the forefront.  Summertime usually means vacation time at many companies; make sure your company’s planning accounts for potential reduced staffing and the distractions that sometimes can affect people about to take time off.  Safety and

Hazmat software integration clicks at SAPPHIRE NOW conference

Last week, Labelmaster Senior Manager of Strategy Kristen Dapore attended the SAPPHIRE NOW conference in Orlando. Manning a booth with our integration partner SCT Software, she came away with one undeniable fact: Businesses want one solution that brings everything together for their entire operation. That’s why SAP®—the host of the conference—is the giant it is.

DG Digest: PHMSA weighs in on class 9 non-bulk requirements, tape width on spec packages, and further international harmonization

The summer season kicks off with a slightly elevated level of regulatory action, including interesting interpretations from PHMSA.  Meanwhile, it’s time to start planning for the warm season at your company.  Are you ready with a plan to mitigate the risk of heat related illness for your employees?  Proactive is far better than reactive for

A hazmat pro’s graduation message for the Class of 2018

For the 51st consecutive year, no one from Labelmaster was asked to speak at a college or university graduation. And that’s too bad, because we feel we have important messages to share with the leaders of tomorrow. Here’s the speech we might have delivered. Congratulations, graduates! I’m sure many of you are wondering why (name

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