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    U.S. OSHA Proposes Definition for Combustible Dust

    The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is proposing a definition for “combustible dust” that may be generated in a workplace. The definition would appear in the agency’s Hazard Communication Standard (29 CFR 1910.1200).  The definition would include dust generated in industrial settings such as steel shot blasting and, potentially, some plastic shredding or […]

    Canadian Provinces Announce One-Year Delay in Penalties Related to Electronic Logging Device Compliance

    In an announcement that will affect U.S. industrial packaging reconditioners and manufacturers doing cross-border business with Canadian firms, the Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators, an association of provincial transport agencies, has issued a release stating its members will implement a phased-in approach to enforcement of the Electronic Logging Device mandate from Transport Canada. The […]

    FMCSA Grants Emergency Waiver for Relief During Shutdown of Pipeline

    The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has issued an Emergency Declaration in response to the unanticipated shutdown of the Colonial pipeline system due to network issues that affect the supply of gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, and other refined petroleum products throughout the Eastern United States. Affected States and jurisdictions included in this Emergency Declaration are: […]

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