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DG Digest: OSHA publishes ICR on fire extinguishers and the TSA issues ICR on cargo screening.

DG Digest: OSHA publishes ICR on fire extinguishers and the TSA issues ICR on cargo screening.

The coming week finds the nation preparing to celebrate a Thanksgiving holiday it is fair to say is going to be unlike any other that any of us have ever faced before.  Be careful, take every necessary precaution to cope with the pandemic, and from the Labelmaster family to yours, we wish each of you

DG Digest: Transport Canada extends temporary COVID-related certifications through January 2021.

As may have been expected with the nation focused so heavily on the national election last week, regulatory activity was at a minimum. Sadly however, the pandemic took no break, with infections rising sharply across our nation. As HS&E professionals, let’s all do what we can to help protect our workplaces and model effective mitigation measures. Only

DG Digest: PHMSA relief exemptions for hand sanitizer expire & the EPA published the thirty-eighth update of Federal Hazardous Waste Compliance Docket.

The nation moves into November facing both a national election as well as, unfortunately, a resurgent pandemic. Let’s all stay calm, act responsibly, and do what we can to contribute to the safety and well being of our country. No matter how things go this Tuesday, in the end, we’re all in this together.  The week just

DG Digest: OSHA proposing GHS ICR that could impact five million private employers

As the nation slides towards Halloween at the end of this coming week, it’s good to remember that even though this year will be different because of the ongoing pandemic, in many places children and families will be out celebrating the holiday.  Kids get extra excited and many costumes may restrict vision, so let’s all

Beirut explosion reinforces need for hazmat storage safety

On August 4th, 2020, a massive explosion destroyed the port and devastated much of the city of Beirut, Lebanon, located on the Mediterranean Sea.  While only preliminary reports exist as of press time, indications are that the blast may have been the result of the detonation for causes yet to be determined of up to

DG Digest: PHMSA and FRA to allow LNG (UN 1972) on railways in enhanced tankers

As we approach the end of July, response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to dominate the nation’s attention and effort. Accelerating infection rates in many regions are causing renewed shutdowns at some employers. What we can do as an industry is to work to help keep our employees as safe as possible, and ensure that

DG Digest: Transport Canada provides regulatory relief for heath care workers and ICAO offers guidance for “iPACKS” amid pandemic.

Mid-July is here and the U.S. continues to struggle against a resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s important for everyone to take all the actions they can to help protect themselves, their families, and their fellow employees as we all continue to work towards a resolution of this extraordinary circumstance. It was a moderately active week on

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