CONFERENCE REPORT The transport of hazardous materials is generally a safe business but improvements can always be made. This year’s DGAC conference heard from the US regulators on the plans they have for
The US Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) issued a safety notice this past August 30 to remind shippers of the requirements for the carriage of packages complying with Special Permits (SP)
The US Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has issued its final rule under docket HM-245, incorporating six long- standing or widely used special permits into the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR).
The US Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) issued its final rule under docket HM-233B on January 5, making revisions to the method for applying for a special permit under the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR).
US A new broom is making a clean sweep of the US hazmat regulations. PHMSA’s latest final rule hoovers up 44 special permits into 49 CFR, promising to reduce the paperwork burden. It should be the first of many similar rulemakings
US PHMSA has recently taken some tough hits from the Office of Inspector General and a US Congressional Committee, both of which are investigating apparent lapses in safety oversight and administration. Heads are already rolling