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2014-03-20 23:04:49

Four States To Adopt Different NFPA and ICC Fire Codes North Vancouver, B.C., Canada (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Specialty Technical Publishers has issued an update to its guide: Fire Code Management of Hazardous Materials: The Essential Guide which enables facilities at state and local government level to assess their compliance with the fire codes that have been adopted by the majority of U.S. states. The four states in the process of changing their fire code designations are:...

2014-03-12 16:21:39

REGINA, March 12, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, addressed the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities today on the Government of Canada's commitment to get grain moving quickly. Minister Raitt said the government is ensuring the efficient export of grain by specifying the minimum volumes to be carried by each railway and by planning additional legislation to ensure Canada maintains a world-class logistics system when Parliament returns...

2014-03-03 08:27:09

DES PLAINES, Ill., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The moves onsite safety professionals make to decontaminate a manufacturing chemical spill involving employee exposure and the information they provide emergency responders will determine how fast that employee receives medical attention. Hazardous material spill protocols mandate that emergency responders secure the area before treating victims. Knowing how to manage that against standard first aid procedures can make all...

2014-02-26 12:20:38

MONTREAL, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) is reaching out to municipalities along its North American rail network to review its safety practices, share relevant information on dangerous goods traffic and discuss emergency response planning. Claude Mongeau, president and chief executive, said: "A full 99.998 per cent of CN and rail industry movements of dangerous goods - many of which are essential to the North American economy and communities across the...

2014-02-11 12:20:35

CHICAGO, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Labelmaster, a leading manufacturer and distributor of regulatory compliance products for transportation, hazmat and warehousing, will be the first company to offer the new Government 49 CFR Parts 100-177 and Parts 178-199 two-volume set in March. Knowledge of the DOT hazmat regulations is essential for those who handle hazardous materials or hazardous waste, or if one is a shipper, carrier or freight forwarder. Revised in October 2013, the hazardous...

2014-02-05 23:04:41

Improve fall protection and absorb spills with new attention-grabbing mats. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Brady (NYSE:BRC), a global leader in industrial and safety printing systems and solutions, today announced the addition of a new high visibility safety mat to its SPC line of products. This highly absorbent safety mat is for all-purpose industrial applications and its yellow caution color and printed message visually warn workers of potential risks. “With fall protection...

2014-01-23 16:20:08

Reaffirms commitment to maintaining and enhancing the safety of Canada's rail sector OTTAWA, Jan. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, issued this statement today in response to the Transportation Safety Board's three recommendations related to the ongoing investigation into the July 2013 train accident in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec. "The safety of Canadians remains Transport Canada's priority. Transport Canada officials are reviewing the...

2014-01-22 12:20:31

OTTAWA, Jan. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, attended the Federation of Canadian Municipalities' National Municipal Rail Safety Working Group meeting to hear their views on improving risk assessments, emergency planning and response capability, as well as increasing insurance requirements for railways and shippers. This meeting is one in a series of ongoing discussions with representatives of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities as...


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