“OVERPACK” Markings – Overdone?
July 23, 2015 - By: Clifton Brown
The Issue The formalization of the overpack concept into the Canadian TDG regulations has been the subject of concern for domestic shippers of dangerous goods due to the wording for fully regulated (TDGR 4.10.1) products. The wording implies that even when the DG safety marks for packages within the overpack are visible, the overpack must […]
Does the Safety Dance Song Really Improve Workplace Safety?
July 16, 2015 - By: Paula Reavis
Dancing for Safety Trying to maintain workplace safety is never easy. Companies write best practices, policies and guidelines regularly to keep workers safe. Where there is often a breakdown is in having people actually follow those practices, policies and guidelines. As a former educator, engaging students and having them work with me rather than against […]
As a Member of the Public, What Do I Do When I Have the Need to Ship Dangerous Goods?
July 15, 2015 - By: Jonathan Sypal-Kohout
A recent post, that has sparked a lot of debate in some of my circles, has led me to do a bit of digging into the American 49 CFR and Canadian TDG Clear Language Regulations. Please accept my apology ahead of time for not being able to give definite “thumbs-up” or “thumbs-down” general rules. There […]