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DG Digest: OSHA Issues ICRs on Bloodborne Pathogens, Mechanical Presses, and Explosives

DG Digest: OSHA Issues ICRs on Bloodborne Pathogens, Mechanical Presses, and Explosives

Spring is finally springing over the nation; the last few days have brought warmer weather and a slackening of the late snowfall that has plagued so many places around the country.  Let’s hope it sticks; the spring, not the snow!  It was a relatively quiet week in the regulatory world; here the latest happenings: PHMSA

DG Digest: PHMSA issues ICR on service delivery to the hazmat community and the TSA’s considers updating requirements for hazmat endorsements

Scratch the moderating weather I talked about last week—the nation continues in the grip of unseasonal winter weather.  Is your company still on guard for slips and falls on ice and snow?  Hopefully it will all be over soon, but don’t forget to protect those employees from the winter that won’t go home!  Here’s the

DG Digest: The TSA is updating penalties for cargo screeners & IATA issues guidance on ‘label border’ issue

April is here and along with moderating weather brings with it a few new items for our blog, although in general regulatory activity remains limited.  Here are the latest relevant releases: DOL/OSHA OSHA and the Department of Labor are planning a renewed ICR dealing with their Respiratory Protection Standard.  This set of regulations sets the

DG Digest: FRA & PHMSA seek info on fully-automated transport systems

Spring has arrived—I hope it is starting to bloom in your hometown!  Remember to be careful when getting those outdoor spaces back into service after their winter shutdown.  It’s easy to injure muscles that may not have seen much use since last October!  Regulatory activity this last week focused on the US government’s efforts to

DG Digest: Will the EPA ease burden on small waste generators by adding aerosol cans to Universal Waste Program?

The last full week of winter featured St. Patrick’s Day, always a busy event in most American municipalities.  Hopefully everyone had a nice time, practiced safely!  The end of winter found regulatory activity continuing its relatively slow pace, though things were a little busier than has been the recent case, and EPA published a proposal

DG Digest: IMO proposes changes to next IMDG Code

The last full week of the short month of the year found a variety of actions taking place, with announcements from Canada regarding registering shippers who handle dangerous goods and the IMO releasing information about significant changes to the upcoming version of the IMDG Code taking center stage.  Here’s the latest: Transport Canada The agency

DG Digest: FRA establishes Emergency Relief Docket for year, and the Coast Guard announces next chem transport committee meeting

The Mid-February winter doldrums are here—we’re all ready for spring, but it still feels distant.  Hopefully the crocuses will soon be peeking out, and a new cycle will return us to sunshine and the new green.  The week saw a slight uptick in regulatory activity; here’s the latest: FRA The agency established its annual Emergency

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