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This July 4th, why should Class 1 Explosives get all the attention?

This July 4th, why should Class 1 Explosives get all the attention?

This July 4th, why should Class 1 Explosives get all the attention?

July 4th is coming, and one hazmat class will once again monopolize the nation’s attention—Class 1 explosives. Sure, we all ooh and aah at our local fireworks displays. Many of us may even responsibly deploy firecrackers and mini-rockets during private celebrations. (It’s safe to say the bozos captured in videos like this one are not

10 Reasons to add barcodes to your Dangerous Goods labels

Dangerous Goods (DG) identification and shipping is complex. One way to simplify things is by adding barcodes to your labels. When you make every DG container and package barcode-scanable, you’ll improve processes, reduce human error, cut down on frustrated shipments and carrier rejections, and keep labeling in compliance. Many Labelmaster customers specify labels with barcodes,

US DOT/PHMSA Issues Interpretation Letter Regarding Class 9 Labels and Placards

In the July 20th, 2011 edition of the US Federal Register, the United States Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) published a final rule under [Docket No. PHMSA–2009–0151 (HM–218F)] under which the agency, among many other things, set forth new specifications and requirements governing the appearance of the Class 9

The Anatomy of a Proper Hazmat Label

Need to move, store or assure your products? Don’t leave it to chance! Whether you need your labels to be in compliance, endure harsh conditions, visibly display your message or whatever your need may be; trust Labelmaster! Not all labels are created equal and we get the science of labels.     There are labels.

Clock Ticks Towards June 2015: Next OSHA/GHS Hazcom Deadline

There was a bustle of activity on the hazard communication front late last year as many companies scrambled to meet a December 1st 2013 federal deadline to train their employees in the required elements of the updated Hazard Communication regulation which fully embraced the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Hazardous Chemicals, or

2013 Year-end Compliance Highlights (Part 3 of 3)

In Part 1, we highlighted the OSHA HazCom 2012/GHS Training Deadline and in Part 2, we highlighted the PHMSA DOT Final Rule, and in the third part in our Year-end Compliance series, we discuss the Hazardous Materials Marking requirement change. With regards to hazardous material shipments in non-bulk quantity, shippers must mark their hazmat packages

Free Label Templates – Easy to Use and Print Using Your Own Hardware

Never hand-write company or other important information on your labels again! Labelmaster is proud to help customers maintain legible and professional self-imprinted information on their labels using standard office software and common in-house printers. For more, see www.labelmaster.com/printer-templates for a full description of our template offering.

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

Required Regulatory Change Affects Marking Text Size for Hazard Class Labels

Both the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and International Maritime Organization (IMO) recently changed the required size of the text to be used when marking the United Nations Identification Number (UNID Number) on packages of dangerous goods/hazardous materials.  The UNID Number is a four-digit numerical designator (for example, UN1993) which provides an internationally recognized identification number

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