Transportation of Dangerous Goods

  • Why Shippers Should Take Their Dangerous Goods Shipping Compliance Seriously
    Why Shippers Should Take Their Dangerous Goods Shipping Compliance Seriously

    Shipping dangerous goods is a critical aspect of many industries, from manufacturing to pharmaceuticals. However, handling and transporting these materials comes with significant risks and regulatory requirements. At Global Hazmat, we understand the complexities of shipping dangerous goods and emphasize the importance of strict compliance. This blog explores why shippers should take their compliance seriously. […]... Learn more

  • Lithium Batteries: What’s Ahead in Regulatory Changes and Safety Standards
    Lithium Batteries: What’s Ahead in Regulatory Changes and Safety Standards

    The use of lithium batteries is growing rapidly due to the rise of portable electronics, electric vehicles, and renewable energy storage. As their popularity increases, so does the need for strict safety and regulatory measures to ensure their safe transport. This issue was a major focus at the ICAO Dangerous Goods Panel meeting in December […]... Learn more

  • Everything You Need to Know about GHS Hazard Classification
    Everything You Need to Know about GHS Hazard Classification

    Understanding the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) is crucial for ensuring workplace safety and compliance with international standards. At Global Hazmat, we recognize the significance of GHS hazard classification and are here to guide you through every aspect. In this blog, we’ll cover the essentials of GHS, the key elements […]... Learn more

  • Best Practices When Transporting Dangerous Goods by Vessel Ship
    Best Practices When Transporting Dangerous Goods by Vessel Ship

    Transporting dangerous goods by vessel requires careful consideration and adherence to stringent safety protocols to mitigate risks and ensure the well-being of personnel and the environment. In this blog, we’ll explore the best practices shippers and organizations should follow when transporting dangerous materials by sea. Compliance with International Regulations First and foremost, compliance with international […]... Learn more

  • Training and Certification for Shipping Dangerous Goods by Air in Canada
    Training and Certification for Shipping Dangerous Goods by Air in Canada

    Shipping dangerous goods by air demands a thorough understanding of regulations and best practices to ensure safety and compliance. But how do you get trained and certified for this specialized task in Canada? The Importance of Training Recognizing the unique challenges of transporting dangerous goods by air is the first step toward ensuring safety. Proper […]... Learn more

  • Why are Dangerous Goods’ Marking and Labelling Important?
    Why are Dangerous Goods’ Marking and Labelling Important?

    Dangerous goods or hazardous materials, are substances or materials that risk human health, safety, property, or the environment. These include flammable gases, corrosive chemicals, and explosive materials. It’s critical to ensure proper marking and labelling when dealing with dangerous goods. Read on to understand the significance of marking and labelling dangerous goods. Safety First The […]... Learn more

  • Why are Lithium Battery Incidents on Airplanes on the Rise?
    Why are Lithium Battery Incidents on Airplanes on the Rise?

    The increasing popularity of lithium-ion batteries has revolutionized our portable electronics, from smartphones to laptops and even electric vehicles. However, as the demand for these energy-dense batteries soars, so do the potential safety hazards, especially when it comes to air travel. Over the past few years, incidents involving lithium-ion batteries on airplanes have risen, raising […]... Learn more

  • What Documents Do I Need to Prepare to Ship Dangerous Goods?
    What Documents Do I Need to Prepare to Ship Dangerous Goods?

    Dangerous goods, whether chemicals, hazardous materials, or other potentially harmful substances, require strict compliance with safety regulations and meticulous documentation. Failing to do so can result in accidents, injuries, and legal consequences. In Canada and the USA, the transportation of dangerous goods is governed by various laws and regulations, and it’s crucial to understand the […]... Learn more

  • Transport Canada (TC) Publishes Site Registration Requirements Amendment to Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations

    Transport Canada (TC) has recently amended the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (TDGR) to include the regulatory requirement for Site Registration for all persons who import, offer for transport, handle or transport dangerous goods at a site located in Canada that they own or operate. The Regulations Amending the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (Site Registration Requirements) [the “Regulations”] […]... Learn more

  • Who enforces the TDG legislation in Canada?
    Who enforces the TDG legislation in Canada?

    The safe transportation of dangerous goods is a critical component of Canada’s modern economy. From chemicals to flammable materials and radioactive substances, the movement of dangerous materials is integral to various industries. To ensure the safety of Canadians and protect the environment, Canada has established robust regulations under the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Act. […]... Learn more