Tag Archives: OSHA

DG Digest: Shipping Accident in Baltimore: A Reminder of Safe Cargo Practices

DG Digest: Shipping Accident in Baltimore: A Reminder of Safe Cargo Practices

Shipping accident in Baltimore As most people already know, last week the Singapore flagged container ship MS Dali collided with the Francis Scott Key road bridge at the mouth of the harbor in Baltimore, Maryland. The bridge subsequently collapsed, tragically killing six maintenance workers on the span. Casualties may have been far greater but for

DG Digest: PHMSA Clarifies Special Permit Process, Adds Hazmat Training FAQs, and Issues Monkeypox Guidance

It’s mid-March, and the formal beginning of Spring is just a day or two away. Hopefully, every will have a chance to enjoy the improving weather and perhaps a spring break holiday. Be sure to include appropriate safety planning in your spring events! Here’s the last week’s extremely busy regulatory news: PHMSA The agency published

DG Digest: Public Comment Period Opens on International Rules for Safe Radioactive Material Transport

Today’s blog publishes right after the “Spring Forward” event—did you remember to reset your clocks? This is the one Monday of the year when perhaps everyone might be just a little off-kilter, so remember: take your time today and don’t let the change impair your attention to health and safety. We’ll also encounter the St.

DG Digest: New tranche of semi-annual regulatory agendas released

Winter rolls on as we all recover from “The Big Game” on Sunday. Did your team win? Hey—there’s always next year, and baseball spring training starts later this week. Never give up, right? It was a relatively quiet regulatory week; here’s the latest news: Semi-Annual Regulatory Agendas A third tranche of new regulatory agendas has

DG Digest: An NPRM from OSHA in reference to required emergency response measures and organization

“Punxsutawney Phil,” the famous prognosticating groundhog in Pennsylvania, did not, according to news reports, see his shadow last Friday. According to the tradition, that means we’ll see a speedy end to winter. Let’s hope that groundhog nailed it! Meanwhile, however, just in case he’s wrong, be sure your winter safety plans remain in effect until