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  • What You Need to Know to Ensure Effective Usage of SDSs
    What You Need to Know to Ensure Effective Usage of SDSs

    Your workplace has hazardous chemical products that you are likely unaware of. The corresponding Safety Data Sheets for these products are filled with useful information for workplace safety. Properly managing those Safety Data Sheets is an important first step in becoming aware of the hazards and achieving chemical safety compliance. What is an SDS? Safety […]... Learn more

  • 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

  • How To Dispose of And Recycle Batteries
    How To Dispose of And Recycle Batteries

    There has been a considerable increase in the demand for batteries and the evolution and history of the battery. This demand stems from billions of people carrying electronics that consume electricity. These electronics include cell phones, laptops, and digital cameras. So, whether it is a rechargeable cell phone battery, a standard alkaline AA battery, or […]... 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

  • What To Look for In a Hazardous Waste Management Company
    What To Look for In a Hazardous Waste Management Company

    Businesses that handle hazardous waste cannot function without knowing how to dispose of the waste correctly. So many regulations and protocols govern the management of hazardous waste, and they keep changing over time. You need the expertise to stay compliant in an ever-evolving regulatory environment. Finding the “right” hazardous waste disposal company cannot be understated. […]... Learn more

  • How Exposure to Mercury Impacts You and Your Body
    How Exposure to Mercury Impacts You and Your Body

    Mercury is one of nature’s most toxic heavy metals and is found in air, water, and soil. If present, it starts to impact our health when in direct contact with this metal through physical contact, breathing or intake. This exposure can lead to neurological, cardiovascular (heart-related), digestive, hormonal, and dermatological (skin-related) issues. Mercury has no […]... 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

  • Canada – Publication of Proposed Amendments to the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (Registration Database)
    Canada – Publication of Proposed Amendments to the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (Registration Database)

    On June 25, 2022, The Government of Canada has created a new Transportation of Dangerous Goods Registration Database and will require persons who import, offer for transport, handle or transport dangerous goods in Canada to register themselves and the sites where they carry out such activities. Registered persons will have to provide administrative information about […]... Learn more

  • What Is Dangerous Goods Training?
    What Is Dangerous Goods Training?

    The inability to understand the consequences of inappropriate shipping and handling of dangerous goods can be costly and “dangerous”. Several fatal accidents can be avoided with sufficient information when employees encounter the transportation of hazardous goods. Knowing necessary safety protocols governing the transport of dangerous goods is critical to preventing accidents.  To minimize the threats […]... Learn more

  • The Importance Of Proper Workplace Safety Inspections
    The Importance Of Proper Workplace Safety Inspections

    Safety is a serious consideration for any company. When workers see a company making an effort to inspect a workplace frequently, it increases the awareness and existence of a safety positive culture, as well as indicates a company cares about the well-being of its workers. Involving workers in such inspections increases their participation and desire […]... Learn more