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Large-format lithium batteries power our world—from electric vehicles and energy storage systems to industrial robots and even aircraft. But with great power comes great responsibility, especially when it comes to safe and compliant transportation. That’s why Labelmaster’s DGeo packaging division has partnered with Action Wood 360 to offer easy-to-use collapsible wooden crates for large-format battery... The post Want more large-format lithium battery packaging options? We’ve Read more [...]

HazMat situation at Chef Gordon Ramsay's Naperville restaurant leaves 1 hospitalized – FOX 32 Chicago

HazMat situation at Chef Gordon Ramsay’s Naperville restaurant leaves 1 hospitalized  FOX 32 Chicago

HAZMAT situation prompted road closure, school evacuation in North Phoenix – FOX 10 News Phoenix

HAZMAT situation prompted road closure, school evacuation in North Phoenix  FOX 10 News Phoenix

Maine now has greater oversight of freight railroads, but public access to data is limited – Press Herald

Maine now has greater oversight of freight railroads, but public access to data is limited  Press Herald

Workers pull hazardous materials cargo off Baltimore containership – DC Velocity

Workers pull hazardous materials cargo off Baltimore containership  DC Velocity

Ramsay's Kitchen evacuated after ammonia leak reported in basement of Jefferson Avenue location in Naperville, fire officials say – WLS-TV

Ramsay’s Kitchen evacuated after ammonia leak reported in basement of Jefferson Avenue location in Naperville, fire officials say  WLS-TV

DG Digest: New PHMSA Rule Makes Multi-Modal Hazmat Shipping Easier, Aligns with International Standards

As we publish, it’s Tax Day! Are you ready? Hopefully everyone has things under control for the year. It’s always an adventure. Meanwhile, it was an eventful regulatory week as PHMSA published its long awaited HM-215Q harmonization rule.  Let’s dive right in: PHMSA As just noted, the final rule updating international harmonization was published. The... The post DG Digest: New PHMSA Rule Makes Multi-Modal Hazmat Shipping Easier, Aligns with International Standards appeared first Read more [...]

Supporting Mental Health in the Workplace

  Work plays a significant role in workers’ mental health. This impact is so substantial that managers impact workers’ mental health more than doctors or therapists do, according to the Workforce Institute’s Mental Health at Work study. The U.S. Surgeon General even emphasizes the role of workplaces in shaping our mental and physical well-being, noting that the average full-time U.S. worker spends about half of their waking life at work. Employment arrangements, wages, and Read more [...]

Spring cleaning made easier thanks to Ascension's Household Hazardous Materials Day – The Advocate

Spring cleaning made easier thanks to Ascension’s Household Hazardous Materials Day  The Advocate

HazMat team investigate mysterious hazardous envelope in Mountain View – KRON4

HazMat team investigate mysterious hazardous envelope in Mountain View  KRON4

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Household hazardous materials collection day happening in Ascension Parish – WAFB

Household hazardous materials collection day happening in Ascension Parish  WAFB

City Commission to consider permit for hazardous material for proposed AgriTech Park facility – The Electric

City Commission to consider permit for hazardous material for proposed AgriTech Park facility  The Electric Read more [...]

Company Agrees to Pay $600m After Feb 2023 Catastrophic HAZMAT Freight Train Derailment in Ohio – Daily Kos

Company Agrees to Pay $600m After Feb 2023 Catastrophic HAZMAT Freight Train Derailment in Ohio  Daily Kos

Firefighters find suspected drug lab during Chicago apartment fire – CBS News

Firefighters find suspected drug lab during Chicago apartment fire  CBS News

Hazardous materials suspected in downtown Chicago residence fire – CBS News

Hazardous materials suspected in downtown Chicago residence fire  CBS News

At Least 26 Hospitalized After Chemical Leak at Hurricane Harbor Water Park in Texas – Yahoo Movies Canada

At Least 26 Hospitalized After Chemical Leak at Hurricane Harbor Water Park in Texas  Yahoo Movies Canada

Chemical leak cited as possible cause of blast at pharma company in Telangana – The Hindu

Chemical leak cited as possible cause of blast at pharma company in Telangana  The Hindu Read more [...]

Kelowna home won't be demolished until hazardous materials are removed – Kelowna News – Castanet.net

Kelowna home won’t be demolished until hazardous materials are removed – Kelowna News  Castanet.net

Acid spill at Welsh and 202 causes HAZMAT incident Thursday afternoon – North Penn Now

Acid spill at Welsh and 202 causes HAZMAT incident Thursday afternoon  North Penn Now

2 toxic releases in Louisiana under federal investigation for safety recommendations • Louisiana Illuminator – Louisana Illuminator

2 toxic releases in Louisiana under federal investigation for safety recommendations • Louisiana Illuminator  Louisana Illuminator

Eastbound I-69 reopens in Flint following a hazmat situation – WJRT

Eastbound I-69 reopens in Flint following a hazmat situation  WJRT

An Urgent Call to Address Work-related Psychosocial Hazards and Improve Worker Well-being

  Work-related psychosocial hazards are factors in the work environment that can cause stress, strain, or interpersonal problems for the worker. This has the potential to cause physical and psychological harm. Work-related psychosocial hazards are on the verge of surpassing many other occupational hazards in terms of their contribution to poor health, injury, disability, and costs.[1][2][3][4] The extensive and cumulative impacts of these exposures represent an alarming public health problem Read more [...]

Using Internal Traffic Control Plans to Prevent Construction Worker Injuries and Fatalities in Work Zones

Struck-by injuries are the leading cause of nonfatal injuries and second most common cause of fatalities among construction workers. From 2011 to 2022, there were 1,462 fatal occupational injuries that occurred at road construction sites .[1] Of these, 68% (n=1,000) were among workers in the construction industry (See figure) followed by workers in transportation and warehousing (11%; n=168) and professional and business services (9%; n=132) industries.  Forty-four percent of the occupational Read more [...]

Several MIT buildings evacuated after release of potential hazardous material – Yahoo! Voices

Several MIT buildings evacuated after release of potential hazardous material  Yahoo! Voices

Semi-tanker crash and hazardous material spill reported in western North Dakota – KFGO

Semi-tanker crash and hazardous material spill reported in western North Dakota  KFGO

Hazmat Plastic Packaging Market to Reach $9.3 billion by 2032 at 5.5% CAGR: Allied Market Research – Yahoo Finance

Hazmat Plastic Packaging Market to Reach $9.3 billion by 2032 at 5.5% CAGR: Allied Market Research  Yahoo Finance

Update: Hwy 11 reopens to traffic just after 2 p.m. Tuesday following crash and hazmat clean up – Monroe Local News

Update: Hwy 11 reopens to traffic just after 2 p.m. Tuesday following crash and hazmat clean up  Monroe Local News

Semi-tanker crash and hazardous material spill reported in Mckenzie County, ND – KFGO

Semi-tanker crash and hazardous material spill reported in Mckenzie County, ND  KFGO

Electric Car Crash Leads to Hazmat Cleanup – KABC

Electric Car Crash Leads to Hazmat Cleanup  KABC

This SoCal hazardous waste facility could get a new permit despite past violations – Yahoo! Voices

This SoCal hazardous waste facility could get a new permit despite past violations  Yahoo! Voices

No HAZMAT impacts from EVRAZ fire, operations resume – Yahoo! Voices

No HAZMAT impacts from EVRAZ fire, operations resume  Yahoo! Voices

Crash involving electric car leads to hazmat cleanup in Petaluma – AOL

Crash involving electric car leads to hazmat cleanup in Petaluma  AOL

What is the Toxics Release Inventory? | US EPA – U.S. EPA.gov

What is the Toxics Release Inventory? | US EPA  U.S. EPA.gov

Hazardous waste drop-off to be held Saturday in Lexington – WBBJ-TV

Hazardous waste drop-off to be held Saturday in Lexington  WBBJ-TV

Update: Pueblo Evraz fire fully contained, EPA reports no hazardous substances involved – KKTV

Update: Pueblo Evraz fire fully contained, EPA reports no hazardous substances involved  KKTV

USDOT Announces Publication of 2024 Emergency Response Guidebook – HazMat Management Magazine

USDOT Announces Publication of 2024 Emergency Response Guidebook  HazMat Management Magazine

Blighted building in Tecumseh to be torn down – The Daily Telegram

Blighted building in Tecumseh to be torn down  The Daily Telegram