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DG Digest: Federal Highway Administration to Invest in EV Charging Accessibility, Per Recent Infrastructure Law

DG Digest: Federal Highway Administration to Invest in EV Charging Accessibility, Per Recent Infrastructure Law

Hopefully everyone had a great Thanksgiving holiday!  That holiday takes us into the busy end of year season with multiple other holidays and lots of people shopping, entertaining, and traveling. Be sure your employees have a chance to stay on task while in the workplace. As HSE professionals, let’s help our company keep work time safety time. No

DG Digest: OSHA emergency temporary standard ratified to protect unvaccinated workers of large employers

It was a quiet week in the regulatory world last week, perhaps a fitting entry into the holiday period.  The Labelmaster family would like to take this opportunity to wish each of our readers a healthy, safe, and happy Thanksgiving.  There were some technical legal developments in the ongoing actions surrounding the federal OSHA directed

DG Digest: Court upholds suspension of OSHA Covid-19 vaccine mandate for many U.S. workplaces

Here we are in mid-November. Winter is rolling in quickly, so make sure your workplace has its cold weather plan ready. Snow removal needs are already here for some northern and high elevation locations, with much of the rest of the country sure to follow soon. Don’t get caught unprepared! The week saw relatively limited

DG Digest: PHMSA to suspend LNG transport in rail tank cars; OSHA to require proof of vaccination (or weekly testing) in January

The first full week of November is wrapping up with the release of OSHA’s long awaited Interim Final Rule in reference to COVID vaccine and/or testing mandates in the workplace. The measure is not without controversy. However, here we’ll only cover the rule’s contents. People doubtless have their own opinions in reference to the rule.

DG Digest: USPS sets strict limits on mailing of nicotine delivery systems

Here we are approaching the end of October! You know what that means—Halloween will be at the end of the coming week. Let’s review some basic safety for the holiday: If your workplace allows costuming, be sure any such outfits don’t compromise safe work practices, especially loose clothing that could get caught in powered machinery and most

DG Digest: Transport Canada issues proposal to revise standards for aerosol production and disposal

Mid-October is here, and with it, lovely fall colors are on display across the nation. Although the country continues to battle the pandemic and deal with sundry other issues, it’s always important to remember that nature continues its yearly journey through the seasons, and we should all remember to stop and take time to appreciate the

DG Digest: PHMSA releases Lithium Battery Handling Guide in attempt to simplify disparate regulations across the U.S.

Did your workplace mark Fire Prevention Week? The annual reminder to take fire danger seriously is based on the anniversary of the Great Chicago Fire, which occurred 150 years this year from October 8th through the 10th in 1871 and destroyed a 3.3 square mile area—at that time, a span encompassing most of the city. The tragedy

DG Digest: PHMSA announces virtual Research, Development & Technology Forum – starting October 12, 2021

Amazingly enough, we’ve just finished the last weekend in September.  Where does the time go?  Cooler fall weather is beginning to settle in across the country; now is a great time to start thinking about your company’s cold weather plans for things like snow clearance, keeping walkways safe, and making sure heaters, boilers, and furnaces

DG Digest: PHMSA reinstates pandemic relief of test & recertification of pressure cylinders; IMO releases chart outlining current and future IMDG Code amendments

Hopefully, everyone has had a chance to enjoy all or part of the ongoing Labelmaster Dangerous Goods Symposium. As usual, the employees creating and coordinating the event are doing their amazing best. Many thanks to them, to all of the speakers, and to everyone participating. (You can register for this week’s sessions here.) Hopefully, next year’s event can

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