Hazmat

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July 5, 2016

Oil Eater Offers Full Spill Kit

Oil Eater’s professional grade emergency spill kit provides all-in-one solutions for containment and clean up of hazardous spills in vehicle servicing facilities and other areas.

June 21, 2016

Durable Extension Cord Designed to Be Explosion Proof

Larson Electronics’ EPEXC-8X-12.4-25 heavy-duty extension cord equipped with eight twist-lock receptacles is designed to provide a secure connection for explosion-proof equipment in hazardous locations.

June 21, 2016

Inventor of Flip-Type Placards Retires at Age 95

It was a challenge when a carrier transported a mixed load of various dangerous goods that needed to be identified. Today there are nine categories of hazards with 24 divisions among them.

June 16, 2016

7 Clues That Game of Thrones is Really About Hazmat Shipping

Like the many battles on the television show Game of Thrones, it also can be a battle to correctly and compliantly ship Dangerous Goods and hazardous materials. Find out why in the All That's Trucking blog.

April 26, 2016

DOT Releases 2016 Emergency Response Guidebook

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration released the 2016 Emergency Response Guidebook.

April 15, 2016

FMCSA Directs Retesting of Certain Tankers

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has issued a safety advisory to owners and operators of certain cargo tanks that were improperly inspected and tested, and warned that the tanks must be re-inspected and retested before being used in hazardous materials hauling.

December 28, 2015

DOT Warns Shippers About Exploding Hoverboards

The U.S. DOT issued a safety alert for the transportation of hoverboards containing lithium batteries that are at risk to heat up, catch fire or explode if improperly handled.

November 20, 2015

Spill Center App Offers Quick Link to Experts

Spill Center's new app for mobile devices offers users a direct link to technical, environmental and legal specialists who can provide expert advice and assistance after pollution events at fixed facilities and in transportation, 24/7.

October 14, 2015

Dealing With the Media After a Crisis [Video]

When an accident involving spilled hazardous materials occurs, managing your company's public relations may be as important as cleaning up the spill. In this video, The Spill Center offers tips on managing communications during a PR crisis. 

September 30, 2015

Tank Trailer Resists High Sulfuric Acid Concentrations

Wabash National Corporation’s Brenner brand fiberglass reinforced plastic tank trailer resists sulfuring acid in concentrations of up to 98%.

July 21, 2015

SpillFix Absorbent is Made of Organic Material

American Green Ventures SpillFix Industrial Organic Absorbent is designed to absorb hazardous liquid spills on contact and is made of all renewable organic material.

July 9, 2015

Shipping Execs Reveal Frustration with Hazmat Regs

Labelmaster has released the findings of a survey it conducted of shipping executives that reveals their frustrations with confusing hazardous materials regulations.

June 8, 2015

Covenant Pay Package Includes Guarantee for HazMat OTR Drivers

Covenant Transport announced a new pay package for the company’s hazardous materials over-the-road drivers that includes per-week minimum pay.

December 3, 2014

Hazmat Driver Training Published by J.J. Keller

J.J. Keller & Associates is offering a program, Hazmat Transportation: Driver Training, to help motor carriers meet Department of Transportation requirements, avoid penalties for noncompliance, and protect their Compliance, Safety, Accountability scores.

November 26, 2014

FMCSA Wants Comments on Insurance Proposal

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is looking for comments on a plan to raise insurance minimums for carriers and establish insurance requirements for brokers and freight forwarders.

August 14, 2014

Revised Rules Proposed for “Reverse Logistics” Hazmat Shipments

The U.S. Transportation Department’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration has proposed revising hazardous materials regulations when it comes to return shipments of certain hazardous materials by motor vehicle.

July 14, 2014

PHMSA Proposing Changes to Bulk Explosives Transportation Rules

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration is proposing to amend hazardous materials regulations by establishing standards for the safe transportation of bulk explosives, according to a Federal Register notice set to be published Tuesday.

May 28, 2014

Defense Department Needs to Step Up Hazmat Controls, GAO Says

The Department of Defense needs to do a better job handling hazardous materials, says the Government Accountability Office. Hazmat shipments have been improperly documented and packaged, leading to delays and risks to safety and national security, the watchdog agency found.

April 21, 2014

ATA Files Petitions for Haz-Mat Exemptions

The U.S. Transportation Department’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration is taking comments on two applications from the American Trucking Associations claiming hazardous materials laws in two cities are unfair.

April 18, 2014

Here's Why We Have Restrictive Hazmat Rules

Watch what happens when a truck carrying a load of apparently unsecured propane cylinders runs into the back of a bus. Remember, propane in cylinders is stored at fairly high pressure. In the first few seconds of the video, you see the truck passing the car filming the event. There's a bus in the center lane that appears to cut in front of the propane truck, but that's not visible on camera. What happens next is frightening.  

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