US PHMSA has issued a final rule under HM-258, making changes to the maximum and minimum civil penalties for a knowing violation of hazardous materials laws, regulations and associated special permits and approvals.
MULTIMODAL The UN experts have finalised the changes to the Orange Book that will appear as the 18th revised edition of the model regulations. Those in scope have about two years to make the necessary changes to their operations
USA Two recent final rules published by PHMSA make a number of changes to the Hazardous Materials Regulations. Those in scope of the rules are advised to check carefully to see if their operations are affected
LITHIUM BATTERIES The importance of the hazards posed by lithium batteries in the air transport chain can be gauged from the turnout at a recent two-day workshop organised by IATA. There were some surprises in store for attendees