The 5th Annual DG Confidence Outlook will explore hazmat pros’ new challenges.

The last few months have demonstrated that we have an extraordinarily robust and resilient supply chain. Despite the greatest global disruption in generations, most consumer goods are still available and most industries have been able to maintain production. Dangerous Goods organizations and their workers have more than done their part to keep the global supply... The post The 5th Annual DG Confidence Outlook will explore hazmat pros’ new challenges. appeared first on Labelmaster Blog. Read more [...]

PRO/EDR> Serratia marcescens – Australia: (SA) neonatal unit

Hospital-Related Infection -- Australia1. Casolari C, Pecorari M, Fabio G, et al.: A simultaneous outbreak of _Serratia marcescens_ and _Klebsiella pneumoniae_ in a neonatal intensive care unit. J Hosp Infect. 2005; 61(4): 312-20. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2005.03.005; abstract available at .2. van Ogtrop ML, van Zoeren-Grobben D, Verbakel-Salomons EM, van Boven CP: _Serratia marcescens_ infections in neonatal departments: description of an outbreak and review of the literature. J Hosp Infect. 1997; 36(2): Read more [...]

PRO/AH/EDR> Equine infectious anemia – Germany: (HE) OIE

Equine Infectious Anemia -- GermanyInformation received on [and dated] Thu 4 Jun 2020 from Dr Dietrich Rassow, director for Animal Health and Animal Welfare, chief veterinary officer, directorate of Animal Health and Animal Welfare, Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Berlin, GermanySummaryReport type: immediate notificationDate of start of the event: 27 May 2020Date of confirmation of the event: 2 Jun 2020Reason for notification: recurrence of a listed diseaseDate of previous occurrence: 29 Read more [...]

PRO/AH/EDR> Hantavirus – Americas (07): comment

Hantavirus — Worldwide/Unknown

PRO/AH/EDR> COVID-19 update (236): Netherlands (NB, LI) animal, farmed mink, spread, culling

COVID-19 -- NetherlandsThe mink companies infected with COVID-19 will be culled starting Friday [5 Jun 2020]. It now concerns 7 infected companies at 9 locations. The company in Venray is also infected.Minister Schouten of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality and Minister De Jonge of Public Health took this decision on the basis of the advice of the Outbreak Management Team Zoonoses (OMT-Z) and the Administrative Coordination Consultation Committee for Zoonoses (BAO-Z). The advice shows that the Read more [...]

SAFD: Residents located near 100 block of Red Willow must evacuate due to chemical release – KSAT San Antonio

SAFD: Residents located near 100 block of Red Willow must evacuate due to chemical release  KSAT San Antonio

'Quite a mess’: Containers of chemicals inside vacant Easton building prompt hazmat cleanup – Morning Call

‘Quite a mess’: Containers of chemicals inside vacant Easton building prompt hazmat cleanup  Morning Call

Numerous decaying containers of acids found after Easton firefighters respond to small fire – lehighvalleylive.com

Numerous decaying containers of acids found after Easton firefighters respond to small fire  lehighvalleylive.com

PRO/EDR> COVID-19-update (235): selected countries

COVID-19 -- ChinaOn [3 Jun 2020]:- 1 new case of confirmed infection (imported case, in Guangdong province), no new suspected case and no deaths. 5 patients were released from hospital after being cured; 383 people who had had close contact with infected patients were freed from medical observation. Serious cases numbers remain unchanged.- 1763 [total] cases of imported confirmed infections and no deaths.- The National Health Commission had received reports of 83 022 confirmed cases and 4634 deaths; Read more [...]

PRO/AH/EDR> COVID-19 update (234): immune responses, WHO, global

COVID-19 -- United StatesThe 1st study, published today [3 Jun 2020] in JAMA Pediatrics (1), involved patients 21 years or younger at New York-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital from [1 Mar 2020 to 15 Apr 2020].It showed that infants and immunocompromised patients were no more likely to become seriously ill than their peers -- but that signs of inflammation were linked to severe disease.27 of 50 patients (54%) were boys, and 25 (50%) were Hispanic; the authors noted that their hospital Read more [...]

State of Washington Rail Transport Crude Oil Volatility Rules: U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration Issues Preemption Determination – JD Supra

State of Washington Rail Transport Crude Oil Volatility Rules: U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration Issues Preemption Determination  JD Supra

Acid tanks cause hazmat situation at old Easton business: 'This could be a substantial bill' – WFMZ Allentown

Acid tanks cause hazmat situation at old Easton business: ‘This could be a substantial bill’  WFMZ Allentown

PRO/AH/EDR> Ebola update (24): Congo DR (EQ, IT) new cases, WHO, summaries, Beni, corr

Ebola -- DR CongoThe subject of this post and item [3] erroneously refer to Ituri province. Beni is located in North Kivu province.We apologize for this mistake. - Mod.LK******[3] North Kivu (Beni): recovered patientDate: Wed 3 Jun 2020Source: Media Congo [in French, machine trans., abridged, edited]The confirmed case of the Ebola virus disease of 16 Apr 2020, who had escaped from the health structure of his isolation in Beni, reappeared healthy on Mon 1 Jun in the same city, reports the Read more [...]

PRO/AH/EDR> Avian influenza (45): India, poultry, wild bird, zoo, HPAI H5N1, OIE

Avian Influenza H5N1 -- IndiaInformation received on [and dated] 2 Jun 2020 from Dr Atul Chaturvedi, secretary, Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, New Delhi, IndiaSummaryReport type: immediate notificationDate of start of the event: 15 Mar 2020Date of confirmation of the event: 20 Mar 2020Reason for notification: recurrence of a listed diseaseDate of previous occurrence: 3 Sep 2019Manifestation of disease: clinical diseaseCausal agent: Read more [...]

LG Polymers India has absolute liability for gas leak, says NGT – Business Insider India

LG Polymers India has absolute liability for gas leak, says NGT  Business Insider India

Bankrupt KMCO bought by Houston chemical company ALTIVIA – Houston Chronicle

Bankrupt KMCO bought by Houston chemical company ALTIVIA  Houston Chronicle

8 Workers Dead In Blast At Chemical Factory In Gujarat, 40 Injured – NDTV

8 Workers Dead In Blast At Chemical Factory In Gujarat, 40 Injured  NDTV

No injuries after ammonia leak at Brampton Maple Lodge Farms plant – CityNews Toronto

No injuries after ammonia leak at Brampton Maple Lodge Farms plant  CityNews Toronto

Texas energy companies get break from monitoring chemical leaks during pandemic – Houston Chronicle

Texas energy companies get break from monitoring chemical leaks during pandemic  Houston Chronicle

Tanker Truck Drives Into Minneapolis George Floyd Protesters On I-35W Bridge; Driver In Custody – CBS Minnesota

Tanker Truck Drives Into Minneapolis George Floyd Protesters On I-35W Bridge; Driver In Custody  CBS Minnesota

Protests over George Floyd’s deaths continue – KEYC

Protests over George Floyd’s deaths continue  KEYC

KCK chemical company fined for toxic gas release – Kansas City Business Journal

KCK chemical company fined for toxic gas release  Kansas City Business Journal

Digital Desk: George Floyd death sparks nationwide protests Toggle header content – CBS17.com

Digital Desk: George Floyd death sparks nationwide protests Toggle header content  CBS17.com

Vedanta seeks shareholders nod for delisting; e-voting till Jun 24 – ETEnergyworld.com

Vedanta seeks shareholders nod for delisting; e-voting till Jun 24  ETEnergyworld.com

India looks to store cheap oil in United States – oil minister – ETEnergyworld.com

India looks to store cheap oil in United States – oil minister  ETEnergyworld.com

World News – Santa Rosa Press Democrat

World News  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Coach is the hero for shuttlers – The Hindu

Coach is the hero for shuttlers  The Hindu

Times Top10: Today's Top News Headlines and Latest News from India & across the World | Times – Times of India

Times Top10: Today’s Top News Headlines and Latest News from India & across the World | Times  Times of India

Ballari corporation to improve drinking water supply facilities – The Hindu

Ballari corporation to improve drinking water supply facilities  The Hindu

Green reading – The Hindu

Green reading  The Hindu

CBI arrests former DGP in Saradha scam – The Hindu

CBI arrests former DGP in Saradha scam  The Hindu

Tanker Semitruck Speeds Into Group Of Minneapolis ‘No Bail’ Protesters On Interstate Highway – Daily Caller

Tanker Semitruck Speeds Into Group Of Minneapolis ‘No Bail’ Protesters On Interstate Highway  Daily Caller

PRO/AH/EDR> Ehrlichiosis – Australia: (WA) dog

Tick-borne disease -- AustraliaAn exotic tick-borne disease, never seen before in Australian canines, has been found in a small number of sick dogs tested in Western Australia's far north Kimberley.Ehrlichiosis is a bacterial illness transmitted by ticks, particularly common in tropical and sub-tropical regions, but this is the 1st time it has been confirmed in dogs that haven't been imported from another country.The affected dogs, in Halls Creek and Kununurra, have been treated by a private veterinarian Read more [...]

PRO/AH/EDR> Rabies (15): Americas (USA) fox, raccoon, dog, human exp

Rabies -- United StatesA 76-year-old woman was injured after a fox bit her on her legs and hand in front of her Lisbon home Tuesday [19 May 2020], the Sun Journal reported.Lisbon Police Chief Marc Hagan said the woman's husband heard her cries for help from the porch and worked with her to get control of the fox and eventually kill it. The woman, who didn't want to be identified, was taken to a hospital to receive treatment, which includes rabies vaccination.Animal control was called and took the Read more [...]

PRO/AH/EDR> Ebola update (24): Congo DR (EQ, IT) new cases, WHO, summaries, Beni

Ebola — DR Congo

PRO/AH/EDR> COVID-19 update (233): selected countries

COVID-19 -- China[These data are changing daily and are hard to reconcile with data from previous dates. - Mod.MPP]Situation in Spain:After combining the data from both surveillance methods, in Spain, at present a total of 239 638 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 27 127 deaths have been reported to date (Table 1, Table 2, Figure 1, and Figure 2) [286 718 - Worldometer accessed 1 Jun 2020 18:06 EDT (GMT-4)]. The tables and figures are available at the source URL above.--Communicated Read more [...]

PRO/AH/EDR> COVID-19 update (232): global, China Wuhan testing, NPIs, WHO

COVID-19 -- ChinaSummary-------BackgroundSevere acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) causes COVID-19 and is spread person-to-person through close contact. We aimed to investigate the effects of physical distance, face masks, and eye protection on virus transmission in health-care and non-healthcare (such as community) settings.MethodsWe did a systematic review and meta-analysis to investigate the optimum distance for avoiding person-to-person virus transmission and to assess the Read more [...]

Hazmat spill closes off Seventh Street – Newkirk Herald Journal

Hazmat spill closes off Seventh Street  Newkirk Herald Journal

EPA Report: North Carolina Chemours Plant Chemical Release Went Unchecked for Years – Insurance Journal

EPA Report: North Carolina Chemours Plant Chemical Release Went Unchecked for Years  Insurance Journal

Tractor Trailer crashes, catches fire on I-695 at I-95 injuring 3 – wmar2news.com

Tractor Trailer crashes, catches fire on I-695 at I-95 injuring 3  wmar2news.com