Brrrr! It’s cold out! As we continue to slog through the worst part of winter, be sure that your employees are ready to cope with it safely in your workplace. That applies especially to any worker who is required to labor out-of-doors. It’s easy to have frostbite and other cold weather dangers suddenly become a problem, so let’s all stay focused on helping our colleagues be mindful. Mid-January finds the various regulatory bodies continuing to issue a variety of important updates and guidance aids. Here’s the latest:
The association published a pair of important guidance documents. The first is an updated Lithium Battery Handling Guide. This guide summarizes in one place the requirements for consigning lithium batteries under the IATA regulations and is of high interest to the DG community.
The second document is of nearly equal interest. It is the 2023 IATA Cargo, Mail, and Baggage Handling Guide. This helpful document contains many important clues and rules in dealing with these commodities.
The UNECE has published a Corrigendum to the 2023 ADR. The update is minor and only corrects a few minor editorial errors.
The agency published its first 2023 raft of Special Permit actions. See the links below for all the latest developments:
Federal Agency Civil Penalty Fee Adjustments
Various agencies continue to issue these new year fiscal penalty adjustment updates. Here are links to the latest set:
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