UPS petitions PHMSA (P-1601) requesting to revise the requirements for ground shipments of nitric acid of less than 90 percent concentration.
In the CLP guidance document, Guidance on Labelling and Packaging, blank pictograms on printed labels are addressed and recommendations are provided to ensure compliance.
USPS Revises Publication 52, Hazardous, Restricted, and Perishable Mail standards to align with other agencies.
On August 17, 2017, the United States Postal Service published a Postal Bulletin announcing a new standard for mail pieces containing lithium batteries. These revisions were made to align the USPS mailing standards with recent changes made by other federal regulatory agencies regarding the transportation of lithium batteries.
Lithium batteries explode aboard Union Pacific train traveling through Houston.
OSHA adjusts minimum penalty to account for inflation.
Congress enacted legislation requiring federal agencies to adjust their civil penalties to account for inflation. The Department of Labor is adjusting penalties for its agencies, including the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).