Category Archives: DOT

Are Universal Wastes DOT Regulated?

The answer is yes, no, and maybe. Under the DOT regulations, hazardous wastes are regulated in all modes (ground, air, rail, vessel) of transportation. EPA has classified specific hazardous waste as Universal Waste to streamline the process and encourage recycling … Continue reading

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U.S. Department of Transportation Issues New Standards to Improve Safety of Lithium Battery Transportation

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today issued new standards to strengthen safety conditions for the shipment of lithium cells and batteries. These changes, some of which focus specifically on shipments by air, will better ensure that lithium … Continue reading

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Download the Most Recent Version of DOT’s HMR Chart 14

The Office of Hazardous Materials Initiatives and Training (OHMIT) develops materials that make it easier to use the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR). Some OHMIT publications enhance general understanding of the regulations, while others focus on specific “niches” within which a training gap … Continue reading

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IATA – DGR Changes in 2011

Here are some changes in the 2011 DGR that may impact you. • “Limited Quantity” marking is now required. This has replaced the words “Limited Quantity” on the outer package. In addition, the text “Limited Quantity” is no longer required … Continue reading

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