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DGIS VIII Days 3 & 4: Wrap Up & Announcement for DGIS IX in Scottsdale, AZ!

Day 3: Thursday night attendees joined us for Labelmaster Fest in the Grand Ballroom where they visited stations enabling them to learn more about Labelmaster Packaging, Books, Labels & Software Solutions.

DGIS VIII Round Up: Day 2

Day 2 of the Dangerous Goods Instructors Symposium kicked off with Rhonda Jessop presenting “An occupation in search of a profession”.  Attendees are looking forward to hearing from Rob Donald & Leslie Hogan from the Canadian Council for Aviation and Aerospace as they discuss creating national dangerous goods standards to promote and develop a specialty

Early Highlights from DGIS VIII: Day 1

Title: Trainers and Radioactive Materials: What You Really Need to Know Presenter: Andy Ambrost – Ecology Services Content Overview: This year’s subject specialty is Class 7 Radioactive material.  From consumer commodities to medical equipment, Class 7 can’t be ignored

Labelmaster Webinars to Delve Into GHS Classification of Chemicals

While the first implementation date of the 2012 Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) Hazard Communication Standard ─ the employee training deadline on Dec. 1, 2013 – is more than a year away, there remains consternation among safety professionals as to how to understand and meet the new regulations, especially as it relates to the Globally

2012 Dangerous Goods Instructors Symposium Just Around the Corner

I’m enduring the heat wave in an air-conditioned office putting together the final edits for AIR Shipper 2013! Once that’s off to the printer, we’re looking forward to seeing the instructors in Chicago in September for DGIS VII. We won’t have the book at the symposium, but I’ll be there to talk about the changes

OSHA to Announce GHS Updates to Hazard Communication Standard in Teleconference

The U.S. Department of Labor has issued a news release announcing a March 20 teleconference to provide details on the final rule that updates the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Hazard Communication Standard to align it with the United Nations’ Globally Harmonized System (GHS) of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals: “Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis, joined by

The 2012 Dangerous Goods Instructors Symposium Returns to Chicago

The seventh edition of Labelmaster’s now iconic Dangerous Goods Instructors Symposium is coming up on Sept. 5-7 in our hometown of Chicago. I’m looking forward to welcoming more than 150 old and new colleagues to our meeting, which will take place at the DoubleTree Magnificent Mile. If you haven’t been to one of these unique

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