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2013-10-17 16:20:13

OTTAWA, Oct. 17, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, acted to further enhance safety in the transportation of dangerous goods by directing that a protective direction be issued requiring any person who imports or transports crude oil to conduct classification tests on crude oil. "As the Speech from the Throne reiterated yesterday, our government remains committed to taking action to protect public safety, and we will take targeted action to...

2013-10-10 23:04:00

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Surveillance and Monitoring of Explosive, Chemical, Biological and Nuclear Hazards. London (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Highlights The global market for ECBN hazard monitoring, decontamination and personal protective equipment was valued at $148.3 billion in 2012 and is expected to increase to $193.7 billion in 2014 and then to $387.9 billion in 2019, a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 14.9% over the five-year period from 2014...

2013-09-30 23:21:05

ARA is equipping first-responders using mobile devices with updated tools to share incident data during improvised explosive device (IED) or hazardous material (HAZMAT) incidents. Organizations can subscribe to the FiRST Sharing Service, control user access and posting rights, share data with external systems, and for a limited time, organizations can also try the service for free. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 First Responders using mobile devices now have powerful enhancements...

2013-09-30 20:20:15

OTTAWA, Sept. 30, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, met with the Federation of Canadian Municipalities as part of a continued open dialogue to discuss safe rail transportation. "The unfortunate tragedy in Lac-Mégantic highlights the need to further strengthen cooperation and redouble our efforts to enhance safety to ensure such incidents never happen again", said Minister Raitt. This meeting is only one of many with representatives of the...

2013-09-10 08:22:17

CHICAGO, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PortionPac Chemical Corporation has created an online learning course to help manufacturers, distributors, and end users comply with OSHA's new Hazard Communication Standard. All employers whose workers are exposed to hazardous chemicals are required to educate employees about the new standard by December 1, 2013. The new Hazard Communication Standard, called the "Right to Understand," is the first major modification to the Standard since...

2013-08-27 23:28:49

The deadline for the Hazardous Communications Standard/Globally Harmonized System (GHS) training is quickly approaching! By December 1, 2013, employers are required to train workers on these changes to stay compliant with OSHA regulations. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Spectrum Training Services in Highland Park, Illinois is pleased to announce that they now offer the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) training for all employers. By December 1, 2013 employers are required to train...

2013-07-23 16:20:48

MONTREAL, July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Claude Mongeau, president and chief executive officer of CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI), said Transport Canada's Section 33 Directive issued today under the Railway Safety Act will enhance the effectiveness of train securement procedures and safety across the Canadian rail industry. Building on its robust train securement policies for unattended trains that are anchored on multiple safety defences, Mongeau said CN will adjust its safety...

2013-07-19 23:21:16

A new affiliation between 360training.com, who provides online courses through its affiliate OSHA Pros, and Columbia Southern University increases value of OSHA Pros Training. Students who graduate the OSHA Pros Hazwoper 40-hour training now earn credits towards an Associate degree in Occupational Health & Safety. Richardson, TX (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 OSHA Pros, LP, a partner of 360training.com and a major provider of online occupational safety training through its branded websites,...

2013-07-16 23:27:15

SiteHawk, the leading innovator in cloud-based SDS management solutions and the Manufacturers Association for Plastic Processors (MAPP) announced today a partnership that will enhance MAPP member benefits with chemical data management services from SiteHawk. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 SiteHawk, the leading innovator in cloud-based SDS management solutions and the Manufacturers Association for Plastic Processors (MAPP) announced today a partnership that will enhance MAPP member...

2013-07-11 08:21:40

OTTAWA, July 11, 2013 /CNW/ - The members of the Union of Canadian Transportation Employees (UCTE) send their thoughts and wishes of support for the town of Lac-Mégantic, QC in the wake of the train derailment on July 6, 2013. "This is a terrible tragedy", says Christine Collins, UCTE National President. "Rightfully, at this time the focus needs to be on helping the community." UCTE represents inspectors for all modes of transportation, including the approximately 80 rail...