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DG Digest: Transport Canada Launches Online Emergency Reporting, OSHA Renews Fire Extinguisher Guidelines

Here it is mid-July already. Gosh, where does the time go? Hope your summer plans are coming together. As is sometimes the case, especially during the summer months and prime vacation season, the regulatory world had a quiet week, news-wise. Here’s the (minimal) latest: Transport Canada The Ministry has created a new portal as part... The post DG Digest: Transport Canada Launches Online Emergency Reporting, OSHA Renews Fire Extinguisher Guidelines appeared first on Labelmaster Blog. Read more [...]

Providing Clarity Regarding the Regulation of Respirators Used in Health Care Settings

  A Discussion Paper, Streamlining Regulatory Oversight of Respirators Used in Health Care Settings will Improve Worker Protection, was recently published in the National Academy of Medicine’s NAM Perspectives journal by respiratory experts outside of the federal government. This paper highlights continued confusion amongst interested parties including health care organizations and manufacturers seeking approval regarding federal regulations and guidance on the use of air-purifying respirators Read more [...]

Whitman Fire Department Responds to Hazardous Materials Incident in Home – John Guilfoil Public Relations LLC

Whitman Fire Department Responds to Hazardous Materials Incident in Home  John Guilfoil Public Relations LLC

Rail News – House bill would enhance safety requirements for hazmat trains. For Railroad Career Professionals – Progressive Rail Roading

Rail News – House bill would enhance safety requirements for hazmat trains. For Railroad Career Professionals  Progressive Rail Roading

Brookhaven, Chamblee, and Doraville join forces for hazardous waste drive – Rough Draft Atlanta

Brookhaven, Chamblee, and Doraville join forces for hazardous waste drive  Rough Draft Atlanta

Homeowner cleanup, hazmat collection days – The Jericho Syosset News Journal

Homeowner cleanup, hazmat collection days  The Jericho Syosset News Journal

Homeowner cleanup, hazmat collection days – Bethpage Newsgram

Homeowner cleanup, hazmat collection days  Bethpage Newsgram

Homeowner cleanup, hazmat collection days – The Syosset Advance

Homeowner cleanup, hazmat collection days  The Syosset Advance

Roanoke River: Do not swim, boat or eat fish due to release of chemicals from industrial fire in Virginia – WRAL News

Roanoke River: Do not swim, boat or eat fish due to release of chemicals from industrial fire in Virginia  WRAL News

VDH Adds Meherrin, Roanoke Rivers to Recreational Water, Fish Consumption Advisories – Virginia Department of Health

VDH Adds Meherrin, Roanoke Rivers to Recreational Water, Fish Consumption Advisories  Virginia Department of Health

19 people evaluated for chemical exposure after acid leak outside Letterkenny Army Depot – WPMT FOX 43

19 people evaluated for chemical exposure after acid leak outside Letterkenny Army Depot  WPMT FOX 43

Chemical Safety Board Shares Safety Video on Fatal La Porte Blast – Powder Bulk Solids

Chemical Safety Board Shares Safety Video on Fatal La Porte Blast  Powder Bulk Solids

17 people evaluated for chemical exposure after acid leak outside Letterkenny Army Depot – WPMT FOX 43

17 people evaluated for chemical exposure after acid leak outside Letterkenny Army Depot  WPMT FOX 43

17 people transported to hospital after acid leak in Franklin County, Pa. – WGAL Susquehanna Valley Pa.

17 people transported to hospital after acid leak in Franklin County, Pa.  WGAL Susquehanna Valley Pa.

UPDATE: 17 people transported to hospital after acid leak – WGAL Susquehanna Valley Pa.

UPDATE: 17 people transported to hospital after acid leak  WGAL Susquehanna Valley Pa.

Commercial vehicle leak on Gate Parkway prompts hazmat team cleanup – FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

Commercial vehicle leak on Gate Parkway prompts hazmat team cleanup  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

Hazardous materials team called for Middlebury chlorine leak – WSBT-TV

Hazardous materials team called for Middlebury chlorine leak  WSBT-TV Read more [...]

Chemical leak near Letterkenny Army Depot – ABC27

Chemical leak near Letterkenny Army Depot  ABC27

Stelter-in-place ordered due to hazardous materials incident outside Letterkenny Army Depot – WPMT FOX 43

Stelter-in-place ordered due to hazardous materials incident outside Letterkenny Army Depot  WPMT FOX 43

Homeowner cleanup, hazmat collection days – The Mid Island Times

Homeowner cleanup, hazmat collection days  The Mid Island Times

Drivers advised to avoid U.S. 98 E at I-59 due to hazardous materials in overturned tractor-trailer – WDAM

Drivers advised to avoid U.S. 98 E at I-59 due to hazardous materials in overturned tractor-trailer  WDAM

California family fighting neighbors' junkyard ridden with hazardous waste is at breaking point: 'Trapped' – Yahoo! Voices

California family fighting neighbors’ junkyard ridden with hazardous waste is at breaking point: ‘Trapped’  Yahoo! Voices

Forge Park Incident Brings Massive Hazmat Response – Franklin Observer

Forge Park Incident Brings Massive Hazmat Response  Franklin Observer

Jim Smith – Hazardous Materials Review Unit Supervisor – Mass.gov

Jim Smith – Hazardous Materials Review Unit Supervisor  Mass.gov

Hazmat fatality crash driver identified, crash removal and clean up 9+ hours – KOAM News Now

Hazmat fatality crash driver identified, crash removal and clean up 9+ hours  KOAM News Now

Improving database, inventory tracking of hazardous materials given boost by technology at 88th Readiness Division – United States Army

Improving database, inventory tracking of hazardous materials given boost by technology at 88th Readiness Division  United States Army Read more [...]

Rail Cars With Hazardous Materials Cleared From North Dakota Derailment – Supply Chain Brain

Rail Cars With Hazardous Materials Cleared From North Dakota Derailment  Supply Chain Brain

All rail cars carrying hazardous material have been removed from North Dakota derailment site – ABC News

All rail cars carrying hazardous material have been removed from North Dakota derailment site  ABC News

Impact Wellbeing™ Guide Workshop Series Brings Together Hospital Leaders to Improve Healthcare Worker Wellbeing

  NIOSH’s Impact Wellbeing™ campaign gives hospital leaders evidence-informed solutions to reduce healthcare worker burnout and sustain wellbeing. The goal is to build a system where healthcare workers thrive. It helps hospital leaders go beyond individual resilience efforts and encouraging self-care to instead focus on systems-level improvements. Many hospitals face challenges getting started or have concerns about the resources needed for wellbeing work. NIOSH developed the Read more [...]

Chemical leak at Franklin company leads to highest level of state hazmat response – Milford Daily News

Chemical leak at Franklin company leads to highest level of state hazmat response  Milford Daily News

Town Announces Summer Hazardous Material and Homeowners Cleanup Days – Town of Oyster Bay

Town Announces Summer Hazardous Material and Homeowners Cleanup Days  Town of Oyster Bay

Town Announces Summer Hazardous Material and Homeowners Cleanup Days – Town of Oyster Bay – Town of Oyster Bay

Town Announces Summer Hazardous Material and Homeowners Cleanup Days – Town of Oyster Bay  Town of Oyster Bay

Train carrying hazardous material derails in North Dakota and catches fire – The Independent

Train carrying hazardous material derails in North Dakota and catches fire  The Independent

Chemical leak at Franklin company leads to highest level of state hazmat response – MetroWest Daily News

Chemical leak at Franklin company leads to highest level of state hazmat response  MetroWest Daily News

Crews respond to chemical spill in Franklin – Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News

Crews respond to chemical spill in Franklin  Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News

Franklin business building evacuated after small fire and chemical leak – The Sun Chronicle

Franklin business building evacuated after small fire and chemical leak  The Sun Chronicle

Increased Roanoke hazmat costs include cleaning up of homeless camps – Roanoke Times

Increased Roanoke hazmat costs include cleaning up of homeless camps  Roanoke Times

DG Digest: New Heat Safety Rules for Workplaces Coming Soon from OSHA, Plus Proposed Battery Safety Standard from NFPA

Hopefully, everyone had a fun and safe Independence Day holiday. As we all come back to work, some of the warmest weather of the summer thus far is rolling across the country. As such, we all need to make sure that our workplaces are protected from heat-related safety issues, most especially for our co-workers who... The post DG Digest: New Heat Safety Rules for Workplaces Coming Soon from OSHA, Plus Proposed Battery Safety Standard from NFPA appeared first on Labelmaster Blog. Read more [...]

Tracking hazmat trucks illegally using Baltimore’s tunnels – The Baltimore Banner

Tracking hazmat trucks illegally using Baltimore’s tunnels  The Baltimore Banner

A disaster waiting to happen: Tracking hazmat trucks illegally using Baltimore’s tunnels – The Baltimore Banner

A disaster waiting to happen: Tracking hazmat trucks illegally using Baltimore’s tunnels  The Baltimore Banner