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Fall meetings highlight changes in Dangerous Goods air transport

Fall meetings highlight changes in Dangerous Goods air transport

The fall season in odd-numbered years has traditionally been a busy time for people who handle Dangerous Goods by air, and 2017 was no exception. Consider this timetable: Labelmaster’s 12th Dangerous Goods Symposium, Chicago, Sept. 6–8 IATA’s Dangerous Goods Board, 111th meeting in Brussels, Sept. 18–21 IATA’s Lithium Battery Seminar in Barcelona, Oct. 3–5 ICAO’s

DG Digest: PHMSA Seeks Input for U.N. Geneva Meeting and USPS Revises Lithium Battery Rules

The end of July finds the Federal Register having roared back to life after a period of relative quiet; most of the action revolves around information requests versus rulemaking, but still, given how slow things have been in the US regulatory world, the activity is significant.  See all the action below. PHMSA The nation’s DG

DG Digest: PHMSA Special Permits Announced and the EPA Amends the ‘All Appropriate Inquiries’ Rule

The last Monday of the month (already!) finds a new week of regulatory activity at a slightly quicker pace than has been typical of late.  A quick reminder to be safe in the coming summer heat!  It’s easy to forget to keep our workplaces safe from heat related injury or illness—be sure your premises aren’t

DG Digest: ICAO releases variations, U.S. exploring cabin laptop ban, and OSHA issues comment period on scissor lifts

As we roll towards the end of May and the beginning of summer, regulatory activity continues at a slower pace than had characterized the previous several years as federal agencies retool to meet the new administration’s much reduced focus on the subject.  How will that play out long term?  Stick with our weekly blog, and

DG Digest: PHMSA revises safety advisory, OSHA issues a set of ICRs, and FAA to host meeting on drones

Greetings everyone!  Believe it or not, it’s less than a week till the new month comes in—May already—and now that everyone’s spring breaks seem to have ended, regulatory action has perked back up just a little.  Let’s dive right in to the action: PHMSA The agency issued a revised safety advisory governing the use of

DG Digest: Marking Our One Year Anniversary with an Issue Packed-Full of DG News!

Happy Martin Luther King Day, everyone!  I hope that this Civil Rights pioneer’s great legacy will help to positively inform your week.  It’s also the first anniversary of this blog—the DG Digest is a year old today!  I enjoy bringing you the latest and greatest from the world of DG Transport, Environmental, and HS&E regulations

DG Digest: Injunction Halts Hazmat Tax, Joint PHMSA/OSHA Public Meetings Announced, and a Busy Week at the EPA

Happy Halloween everyone!  Make it a safe and memorable family holiday.  Let’s get to this week’s issue of “treats” in the world of Dangerous Goods. Rail Tax News Hazmat shippers by rail to, from, or through the State of California are breathing a sigh of at least temporary relief after a Federal Court issued an

DG Digest: FMCSA to Help Recent Vets Transition, PHMSA Weighs In on Small Package Labels & Much More Inside!

Happy Monday, all!  Are your Halloween preps nearly finished?  Only a week to go!  Speaking of weeks; last week’s DG Digest gave pride of place to our brand new edition of the Dangerous Goods Report, so, this week, we’ll take a look at what the last two weeks of activity have brought to the forefront

DG Digest: Chemical Safety Board Issues Alert, EPA Settles with Harley-Davidson, and FAA OK’s Special Conditions for the Boeing 737-8

Ready for another week?  Although August can be a slow month in the regulatory world as much of Washington, DC takes time to avoid the sticky heat and humidity in the nation’s capitol, this week was nevertheless quite busy.  Here’s all the latest and greatest: Chemical Safety The US Chemical Safety Board has issued a

DG Digest: PHMSA v. Pittsburgh, FAA Backs Off a Bit, & DOT Being “Spooky”

Here it is mid-July already!  We here at Labelmaster hope your plans for a summer break are on your schedule, but the regulatory world seems to be seeing little change of pace—those agencies are out there and staying busy with new information and requirements.  Here’s the latest: PHMSA Pre-empts Pittsburgh, PA In an interesting turn

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