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New video explores Dangerous Goods compliance at 30,000 feet

New video explores Dangerous Goods compliance at 30,000 feet

Mike Wentz is Manager of Cargo Compliance for American Airlines, but when he talks about his job he could be speaking for any Dangerous Goods professional in any capacity: “I knew I’d never be comfortable in the role unless I could understand the regulations back to front and be able to communicate them effectively.” Get

Shipping Placards: Dangerous Goods on roads and rails

Shipping Placards: Dangerous Goods on roads and rails

Placards play a vital role in Dangerous Goods transportation if an incident occurs—they alert first responders to any potential hazards in the shipment. In this video, Abe Samuel, National Sales Manager (and inventor of the Spacemaster® flip placard system), talks about the history of placarding and how shippers can stay compliant with the current regulations.

Perspectives on Regulations: The evolution of complication

Perspectives on Regulations: The evolution of complication

As the world around us has become more complicated and interconnected, the regulations for shipping Dangerous Goods (DG) have evolved to keep commerce moving safely. In this video, Vice President of Regulatory Research Jeanne Zmich takes a look at the history of DG regulations, including the government agencies involved in crafting the rules and the

49 Code of Federal Regulations: 1,200+ pages of ever-changing rules

If you ship Dangerous Goods in the US, you need to know Sections 100–185 of Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) inside and out. These 1,200+ pages of regulations define compliance, and they’re updated on a regular basis. In this video, Jeanne Zmich, Vice President of Regulatory Research, and Susan Knorr, Regulations Specialist, discuss

International Shipping: You’re not in Kansas anymore

Shipping Dangerous Goods across town means complying with a multitude of packaging, labeling, and documentation regulations. Shipping those same Dangerous Goods internationally can multiply the complexity with every border crossing. In this video, Vice President of Government Affairs Bob Richard and Vice President of Operations Pia Jala discuss the challenges international shippers of Dangerous Goods

Shipping Dangerous Goods: Proper packaging prevents peril

Shipping Dangerous Goods: Proper packaging prevents peril

Every safe and compliant shipment of Dangerous Goods starts with choosing the right packaging. And that means knowing what it is you’re shipping and what regulations apply. In this video, Jeanne Zmich, Vice President of Regulatory Research, and Susan Knorr, Regulations Specialist, talk about the vital role packaging plays in protecting the public and helping

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