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Palmetto Health Fined for Mishandling Hazardous Waste

The Bullet: The Palmetto Health Richland has been fined $28,000 by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) for mismanagement of hazardous waste.  Read the full article in The State. Who: Palmetto Health Richland located in Columbia,…

FAQ: Is Asbestos Waste a Hazardous Material? A Hazardous Waste?

FAQ: Is Asbestos Waste a Hazardous Material? A Hazardous Waste?

Question: I am the carrier for an asbestos waste that has been removed from schools, businesses, and residences.  Is it subject to PHMSA/USDOT regulations as a hazardous material (HazMat) when transported?  Please help! Answer: Asbestos waste may be a hazardous…

Q&A: Shipping Description for UN1005, Anhydrous Ammonia

From a member of the printing industry (not a customer) on December 14, 2016: I’m looking for information on Anhydrous Ammonia,  I need the shipping paper detail for Anhydrous Ammonia 1005.  I’m a printer and have customers looking this information…. any information…

PHMSA/USDOT Publishes DOT Chart 16.  Replaces DOT Chart 15

PHMSA/USDOT Publishes DOT Chart 16. Replaces DOT Chart 15

Out with the old, in with the new! The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has published the latest version of the Hazardous Materials Markings, Labeling, and Placarding Guide as DOT Chart 16. The following changes are included: Inclusion of…

Use the Hazardous Materials Regulations? Then you Must Bookmark These Pages

Compliance with the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) of require access to them. Despite its intimidating size, likely you will only require knowledge of a small percentage of the entire HMR. Whatever your needs, below I have identified the parts and…

General Requirements and Provisions for the Transportation of Lithium Batteries

General Requirements and Provisions for the Transportation of Lithium Batteries

The transportation of a lithium cell or battery requires the shipper to ensure it meets certain standards of testing and production before its transportation in commerce can be considered. The purpose of this article is to identify and explain the general…