Hazardous Material Training

  • IATA DGR Changes in the 64th Edition (2023): Everything You Need to Know
    IATA DGR Changes in the 64th Edition (2023): Everything You Need to Know

    Every year more than 1.25 million dangerous goods shipments are transported by air. With air cargo growth predicted at 4.9% every year over the next 5 years the number of dangerous goods shipments will rise significantly. With so many dangerous goods being shipped by air, safety regulations must be followed precisely. Airlines, freight forwarders, ground handlers and […]... Learn more

  • 49 CFR (DOT) Hazmat Training Requirement by Law (USA)
    49 CFR (DOT) Hazmat Training Requirement by Law (USA)

    Training is the best means of preventing or reducing hazardous materials (hazmat) incidents in transportation that are caused by human error. The Federal hazardous materials transportation law (49 U.S.C. 5101, et seq.) is the statute pertaining to the transportation of hazmat in the United States and requires the training of ALL hazmat employees. In transportation, […]... Learn more

  • Understanding The Cost of Workplace Injury: Why Training is Important
    Understanding The Cost of Workplace Injury: Why Training is Important

    The last few years during and post-COVID-19 have been tough on the economy, especially on small businesses. Business owners are working with tighter budgets and are cutting or reducing many activities or programs that don’t directly benefit the bottom line. What to cut and what to keep? Undoubtedly, this is a tricky balancing act for […]... Learn more

  • 5 Consequences of Mismanaging Hazardous Waste
    5 Consequences of Mismanaging Hazardous Waste

    5 Consequences of Mismanaging Hazardous Waste  Managing hazardous waste properly is essential to the success of your business. However, handling explosives, gases, and other dangerous substances is not easy. Mismanagement of these materials can compromise workers’ safety and security, possibly exposing employees to explosions, spills, and other situations that could be life-threatening. Apart from these […]... Learn more

  • Does GHS Require Product Testing for Hazard Classification?
    Does GHS Require Product Testing for Hazard Classification?

    Chemical manufacturers, importers, and distributors must update how they classify and communicate the hazards of their products under the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) of SDS and Label authoring. It is mandatory to label products and provide Safety Data Sheets (SDS) that convey the dangers for anyone who purchases, receives, or uses the product. In addition, […]... Learn more

  • Why are Lithium Batteries Regulated in Transportation?
    Why are Lithium Batteries Regulated in Transportation?

    Lithium batteries are as dangerous as gasoline, sulphuric acid and propane. You find lithium batteries in many electronic devices today, such as cameras, cell phones, laptops, medical equipment and power tools. Due to our increasingly mobile lifestyle, our society depends on lithium cells and batteries. However, today’s lithium cells and batteries are more energy dense […]... Learn more

  • What Is The Difference Between WHMIS 2015 Vs HazCom 2012?
    What Is The Difference Between WHMIS 2015 Vs HazCom 2012?

    Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System, or WHMIS, is a comprehensive plan for providing health and safety information on hazardous products for use, handling, or storage in Canadian workplaces. Canada’s Hazardous Products Regulations (HPR) regulate hazardous products in Canada, as well as WHMIS, its national hazard communication standard. Provincial or territorial government departments responsible for health […]... Learn more

  • Hazardous Material Transportation Requirements

    The shipping of dangerous goods, as risky as it sounds, is a vital necessity in our economy. Transportation of certain hazards such as compressed gases, corrosives, flammable liquids and toxics by road vehicle cause unique highway safety concerns. Transport Canada federally and each provincial agency have strict rules and regulations you must comply with.  Failure to do so could result in potential incidents, the […]... Learn more

  • Webinar / Virtual Training: Safe & Convenient

    As experts in the fields of Dangerous Goods, Hazardous Waste and WHMIS / GHS, Global Hazmat has years of experience helping businesses bring their workplace up to government standards and keeping employees safe. To make it as easy and convenient as possible for companies to train their teams, we offer Customized Webinar Training. If your […]... Learn more

  • The Benefits of Onsite Hazardous Material Training
    The Benefits of Onsite Hazardous Material Training

    Hazardous materials training is important for any company that handles dangerous goods and hazardous materials, by any method. Training can be provided in a number of ways, however onsite training presents the largest impact and understanding, as well as an interactive environment where each and every worker can receive the knowledge they need for their […]... Learn more