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Health Canada Prepares Update to WHMIS2015

WHMIS2015 (“Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System, 2015”) has been in place since, well, 2015. Over the past half-decade, the Canadian...

Barbara Foster
Barbara Foster

IMDG Code – COVID Delays Change Implementation Date

Covid-19 has led to many of us having to restructure our plans for 2021. One of the groups who have...

Barbara Foster
Barbara Foster

Marine Pollutant Exceptions

A few months back, we posted a blog on the topic of UN3077 and UN3082 and how they can be...

Michael Zendano
Michael Zendano

2021 IATA Lithium Batteries Shipping Guidance – What’s New?

With the release of the new 2021 IATA Lithium Battery Shipping Guidelines, here is a brief summary of the significant...

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Elton Woodfine

What Are Cushioning Distances?

As many dangerous goods shippers know, there are many benefits to using 4GV UN packaging. A while back, I wrote...

Michael Zendano
Michael Zendano

Can Disinfectants be Hazardous?

Disinfectants are undoubtedly playing a large role in our fight against COVID-19, but can too much of a good thing...

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Elton Woodfine

Regulations

Health Canada Prepares Update to WHMIS2015

WHMIS2015 (“Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System, 2015”) has been in place since, well, 2015. Over the past half-decade, the Canadian...

Barbara Foster
Barbara Foster

IMDG Code – COVID Delays Change Implementation Date

Covid-19 has led to many of us having to restructure our plans for 2021. One of the groups who have...

Barbara Foster
Barbara Foster

Marine Pollutant Exceptions

A few months back, we posted a blog on the topic of UN3077 and UN3082 and how they can be...

Michael Zendano
Michael Zendano

2021 IATA Lithium Batteries Shipping Guidance – What’s New?

With the release of the new 2021 IATA Lithium Battery Shipping Guidelines, here is a brief summary of the significant...

Avatar
Elton Woodfine

What Are Cushioning Distances?

As many dangerous goods shippers know, there are many benefits to using 4GV UN packaging. A while back, I wrote...

Michael Zendano
Michael Zendano

Accident in the Pacific Shows the Importance of Declaring Dangerous Goods

The importance to declare dangerous goods is something that is etched in our minds.  There are many reasons why properly...

Michael Zendano
Michael Zendano

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2018 TDG Registration and Fines FAQ

REGISTRATION and FINES and FAQs, OH MY! February and March contain some interesting items potentially impacting the Canadian TDG landscape…...

Clifton J. Brown
Clifton Brown

TDG Marine Amendment Clarified (SOR/2017-253)

Let’s Have the FAQs! Transport Canada published an FAQ (“Frequently Asked Question”) summary on January 17 to clarify and provide...

Clifton J. Brown
Clifton Brown

Regulatory Helpdesk: November 20, 2017

Top 5 Questions from the Regulatory Helpdesk Welcome back to the Regulatory Helpdesk where we answer your dangerous goods &...

Karrie Ishmael, CDGP
Karrie Ishmael, CDGP

WHMIS 2015 FAQ

Or: “When I use a word,” Humpty Dumpty said, … “it means just what I choose it to mean …”...

Clifton J. Brown
Clifton Brown

FAQ: What is a Special Permit?

If you ever navigate our packaging section on our website, you will notice a section for U.S. Special Permit Kits....

Michael Zendano
Michael Zendano

FAQ – GHS Symbols on SDS in Canada and the United States

Frequently Asked SDS Symbols Questions How many times have you thought you understood a requirement, only to second guess yourself...

Toni-Ann McLean
Toni-Ann McLean

New OSHA Concentration Range FAQ

Validation Oprah Winfrey once said, “I’ve talked to nearly 30,000 people on this show, and all 30,000 had one thing...

Paula Reavis
Paula Reavis