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DG Digest: FMCSA requests to revise and renew CDL and Test Standards to ensure accuracy and completeness

DG Digest: FMCSA requests to revise and renew CDL and Test Standards to ensure accuracy and completeness

The nation enters the month of December facing a new challenge from the ongoing pandemic as the “Omicron” variant has now entered the lexicon.  Let’s all keep doing what we need to do to keep ourselves, our families, and our fellow employees as safe as possible as we all hope to see an eventual end

DG Digest: Court upholds suspension of OSHA Covid-19 vaccine mandate for many U.S. workplaces

Here we are in mid-November. Winter is rolling in quickly, so make sure your workplace has its cold weather plan ready. Snow removal needs are already here for some northern and high elevation locations, with much of the rest of the country sure to follow soon. Don’t get caught unprepared! The week saw relatively limited

DG Digest: PHMSA to suspend LNG transport in rail tank cars; OSHA to require proof of vaccination (or weekly testing) in January

The first full week of November is wrapping up with the release of OSHA’s long awaited Interim Final Rule in reference to COVID vaccine and/or testing mandates in the workplace. The measure is not without controversy. However, here we’ll only cover the rule’s contents. People doubtless have their own opinions in reference to the rule.

DG Digest: Transport Canada issues proposal to revise standards for aerosol production and disposal

Mid-October is here, and with it, lovely fall colors are on display across the nation. Although the country continues to battle the pandemic and deal with sundry other issues, it’s always important to remember that nature continues its yearly journey through the seasons, and we should all remember to stop and take time to appreciate the

DG Digest: Agencies Publish Semi-annual Regulatory Agendas

The nation enters August with a resurgent COVID-19 pandemic driven by the Delta variant of the virus.  As DG/HSE professionals committed to safe practices, let’s all work together to remain aware of any changed policies in our local jurisdictions—they may differ significantly from place to place—and be ready to help our employers with understanding and

DG Digest: CPSC asks for public comment on how hazard warnings are communicated to consumers

The “Summer Lull” continues apace in the regulatory world, with minimal action last week.  Meanwhile, this new week will see a “heat dome” settle over much of the country.  Be sure to help your employees cope; it’s important to remember that many employees look to HSE and other regulatory personnel for guidance and support in

DG Digest: PHMSA Seeks Leading-edge, Innovative Ideas to Advance the Safe Transport of DG

Amazingly, it’s already almost mid-July!  Crazy, how quickly the summer goes.  Hopefully everyone is having a chance to enjoy a little down time; be sure that if and when you do, you remain attentive to safety, especially for big chores around the house and most especially, driving.  Summer trips often mean unfamiliar territory, extra road

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