Author Archives: Nikki Burgess, CDGP, DGSA

DG Digest: FDA Actions on Lithium Batteries, EPA on Subsurface Intrusion, and Brazil to Adopt UMR

DG Digest: FDA Actions on Lithium Batteries, EPA on Subsurface Intrusion, and Brazil to Adopt UMR

Greetings, everyone.  The first complete new week of the New Year was categorized by relatively limited regulatory action, perhaps as everyone got back from the holiday and prepared to launch into the swing of things.  Nevertheless, here are the items of note: FDA Lithium batteries continue their long reach into the affairs of the regulatory

DG Digest: FMCSA’s Clearinghouse Database, FRA Issues Safety Advisory, and PHMSA Seeks Feedback on HMR Harmonization

Welcome to December!  The last month of the year finds us launching into busy holiday preparations and also finds an extra busy past week when it comes to regulatory activity.  Let’s see what happened out there: FMCSA The agency announced its plan to submit the Information Collection Request (ICR) described below to  extend an existing

DG Digest: EPA Hazwaste Revisions, FRA Issues Safety Advisory, and PHMSA Special Permit Activity Spikes

Welcome back everyone!  Hopefully your Thanksgiving holiday was peaceful and fulfilling.  With the shortened holiday week things were a little bit slow in the regulatory world, however even so there were several items of note.  Let’s take a look: U.S. EPA The agency has published a significant revision to the hazardous waste rules that govern

DG Digest: Global DG Updates, EPA Chief on Safer Choice Labeling, and OSHA to Tighten Fall Prevention Rules

It’s the week of the US Thanksgiving holiday, and the Labelmaster staff and family would like to wish our customers and our much appreciated blog readership a safe and happy holiday this Thursday!  Despite the coming holidays last week turned out to be a big one in the regulatory world, with several announcements of note,

DG Digest: new safety database proposed, California hazmat rail dispute, and some cargo tanks are out of compliance

Mid-month finds the regulatory beat slowing a bit, perhaps in anticipation of the looming holiday season—however we’re on top of the news that did hit the street last week, and here it is: Consumer Products Safety Commission Retail manufacturer’s alert: household goods not classified by OSHA or PHMSA that may nevertheless contain harmful substances are

DG Digest: a U.S. Appellate court clears the way for driver electronic log books and possible Supreme Court showdown

Just in case you got to work an hour early this morning, remember—we “fell back” an hour.  On the good news side, it gives you plenty of time to catch up on the latest and greatest in the world of regulations.  With Tuesday’s general election looming, the last week saw relatively limited action as the

DG Digest: FMCSA to Help Recent Vets Transition, PHMSA Weighs In on Small Package Labels & Much More Inside!

Happy Monday, all!  Are your Halloween preps nearly finished?  Only a week to go!  Speaking of weeks; last week’s DG Digest gave pride of place to our brand new edition of the Dangerous Goods Report, so, this week, we’ll take a look at what the last two weeks of activity have brought to the forefront

DG Digest: FMCSA Reviewing Testing Delays, OSHA Responds to President’s Executive Order, and FRA Issues Follow-up to its Emergency Repair Order

As October deepens and the fall season and the coming holidays approach, the regulatory world continues its usual busy schedule.  If you aren’t busy raking leaves yet, take a few moments to check out the latest and greatest: FMCSA The agency released a new rule consolidating a variety of amendments and corrections to the FMCSR.