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2011-06-13 09:43:00

ARLINGTON, Va., June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In comments filed with the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, American Trucking Associations asked the agency to withdraw its proposal to regulate the loading and unloading of hazardous materials in order to conduct needed research. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100129/ATALOGO) "ATA supports PHMSA's efforts to reduce loading and unloading incidents," ATA Vice President Richard Moskowitz wrote in...

2011-05-25 10:00:00

MONTREAL, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE:CNI) was awarded the prestigious TRANSCAER(R) (Transportation Community Awareness and Emergency Response) National Achievement Award at a ceremony yesterday in St. Louis, Mo.

2011-05-20 00:00:30

Allied Environmental Services, Inc. (Allied) of Lima, Ohio announced that its emergency spill response crews have completed Rail/Roadway Worker Protection training and certification. Lima, Ohio (PRWEB) May 18, 2011 Allied Environmental Services, Inc.

2011-05-07 00:00:29

Our brand new HAZWOPER Training Series includes the 40 hr and 24 hr initial courses and the 8 hour refresher, all of which comply with OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120.

2011-05-04 14:10:03

With growing evidence of the link between exposure to toxic chemicals and chronic diseases, especially in children, the United States needs to step up its efforts to protect the public from hazardous chemicals.

2011-04-28 10:48:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third consecutive year Air Products (NYSE: APD) has received a Pinnacle Award for chemical transportation safety from Union Pacific Railroad. The award was presented to company representatives recently at an event held in Houston, Texas.

2011-04-27 08:00:00

NORFOLK, Va., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) has earned the TRANSCAER (Transportation Community Awareness and Emergency Response) National Achievement Award for 2010.

2011-04-23 00:00:31

Comprehensive Compliance Management Solution for EH&S Professionals Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 22, 2011 MSDSonline (http://www.MSDSonline.com), a leading developer of on-demand (SaaS) EH&S compliance management solutions, today announced the availability of its new hazardous chemical inventory management platform.

2011-04-13 18:51:00

OAKLAND, Calif., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Federal OSHA yesterday released a hazard alert to hair salon owners and workers nationwide about potential formaldehyde exposure when using hair smoothing products.

2011-04-12 14:00:00

ARLINGTON, Va., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Trucking Associations Chairman Barbara Windsor, president and CEO of Hahn Transportation Inc., told a House panel that changes are needed to the regulations governing hazmat shipments to improve efficiency and relieve unnecessary regulatory burdens. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100129/ATALOGO) "The safety and security record for hazmat transportation by truck is impressive," Windsor said April 12 before the...


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