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DG Digest: FRA withdraws 2016 NPRM on train crew staffing

DG Digest: FRA withdraws 2016 NPRM on train crew staffing

It’s the first week of June, and stormy weather has been an issue for much of the country.  Be sure your workplace pays proper attention to safety response and evacuation plans for such events; storm water runoff may also be an issue for certain businesses.  Don’t be caught unprepared!  It was a quiet week on

DG Digest: ADR to go Global, Could Drop “European Union (EU)” from Title

Monday the 27th marked our nation’s Memorial Day honoring fallen military veterans.  The Labelmaster family joins our fellow Americans in expressing gratitude for their sacrifice.  It was a middling busy week on the regulatory front; here’s the latest: OSHA The agency announced that on Thursday, June 20, 2019, OSHA will conduct a public meeting to

DG Digest: PHMSA seeks nominees for first ever lithium battery committee

We begin the final month of the spring with a fairly busy week.  Before too long the summer vacation and holiday season will begin; it’s easy for some employees to become a little preoccupied.  Let’s make sure we all keep focused on the safety of our workplace!  It’s been a busy week in the regulatory

DG Digest: PHMSA issues Emergency Waiver No. 13 for areas affected by severe flooding

Mid-April snow snarled much of the nation over the weekend, but it’s also now the culmination of tax season. Transport regulations may not be topping everyone’s list of things to think about this week; however, plenty of action took place all the same. Here’s the latest: PHMSA The agency published Emergency Waiver No. 13.  This waiver

DG Digest: PHMSA harmonizes with ICAO on lithium battery transport

The second full week in March finds PHMSA having published its lithium battery by air revisions, and, just to make things interesting, the agency threw in a twist.  See the details below.  Meanwhile, Spring Break season is here.  Make sure your employees don’t get distracted from their need to be safe—a looming vacation can often

DG Digest: PHMSA seeks renewal of ICRs for transport of radioactive materials in commerce

The last weekend of February finds the nation still coping with heavy winter weather.  Perhaps March will see things get better, but don’t let up on your efforts to keep employees safe from snow and ice, and keep hoping for an early spring!  Meanwhile, regulatory activity was somewhat lighter this week.  Here’s the latest: PHMSA

DG Digest: OSHA issues guidance aiming to protect workers from lithium batteries worn as personal equipment

Mid-February finds a variety of action taking place on the regulatory front as everyone waits for winter to run its course.  With the shutdown now receding, agencies have ramped back up to normal operations, and are busy with their schedules.  Here’s all the latest: FAA The agency published the renewal of an ICR affecting Part

DG Digest: FRA publishes emergency relief docket and DOT reviewing need for some external guidance documents

The last two weeks found federal agencies slowly returning to their normal schedules following the recent shutdown.  The result?  A much busier DG Digest!  Meanwhile, much of the country is experiencing the grip of the depth of winter.  Is your workplace safe for employees?  Remember to keep your walkways clear and dry, watch inside flooring

DG Digest: FedEx released own carrier variations, and FMCSA published an ICR on acquiring a CDL

As the nation heads into Election Day on November 6th, regulatory activity continues at a fairly brisk pace.  After such a quiet summer, it’s good to see things stay a little busier!  Here’s all the latest: PHMSA The agency published a correction to its recently released update to the air rules under HM-259.  The correction

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