HazMat

HazMat

The Bureau of Dangerous Goods is a Hazmat service company. They provide solutions for the safe transportation of dangerous goods and hazardous material, utilizing state of the art tools and services, such as Hazmat Software, Hazmat Training and Hazmat Packaging in accordance with IATA, ICAO, IMDGR and 49CFR regulations. They can help guide you through the regulations to produce the shippers declaration form, packaging requirements and emergency response information. www.bureaudg.com  

Their other division, DG Supplies, offers Hazmat packaging solutions, such as, UN certified fiberboard 4G and 4GV box shippers. They also have glass inner packaging, infectious & diagnostic packaging, plus plastic and steel UN certified drums and pails. Some of the supplies Dangerous Goods Supply carries include: bottle-in-can Shippers, non-vermiculite shippers, plastic bottles and caps, pails and drums, absorbents and spill kits as well as general shipping Supplies. You can get from them labels, placard, and all necessary handling labels for hazmat materials. www.dgsupplies.com  

CARGO Pak may be a good resource for you. They specialize in hazmat packaging that conform to domestic and international regulations. Their packaging supplies include infectious and diagnostic shippers, drums and pails, liners, molded insulated containers, emergency spill kits, refrigerants, and many more.
They can help keep your compliance team up to date on latest regulations. They offer an assortment of up to date guide books and CD-ROM's to help keep your teams informed of any changes in regulations and other reference material. Their website can also connect you to other links to help educate you in all areas of hazmat regulations in the United States and internationally. www.cargopak.com  

Shipping Solutions--If you need help completing your export forms for Hazmat shipping, see Shipping Solutions website. For about $500 they will help you quickly produce a dozen standard export forms, file your Shipper’s Export Declaration (SED) electronically through the Automated Export System (AES), and monitor all your shipping expenses. Shipping Solutions can help you complete and obtain all of the following forms and regulations: Air Waybill, Automated Export System (AES), Bank Draft/Transmittal Letter, Canada Customs Invoice, Caribbean Commercial Invoice (CARICOM), Certificate of Origin, Commercial Invoice Dock Receipt FAA Security Endorsement, IATA Dangerous Goods Declaration, IMDG Dangerous Goods Declaration, IMO Dangerous Goods Declaration, Inland Bill of Lading, Master Waybill, NAFTA Certificate of Origin, Non-Dangerous Goods Declaration, Ocean Bill of Lading, Packing List, Proforma Invoice, Shipper's Export Declaration (SED), Shipper's Letter of Instruction (SLI) and correct Shipping Labels. You can download or request a free demo version of their software.
www.shipsolutions.com  

Inmark, Inc. is another possible source for hazardous materials packaging. Located in Austell, GA they have a large variety of bottles, jugs, vials, and drums. 2.5 gallon containers that require no vermiculite are available along with other sizes of plastic bottles. Glass pint bottles and gallon containers that are certified for packing groups II and III are available with no absorbent material needed. Many sizes of wide neck kegs for packaging group I, II, and III are available. Drums (metal and poly) and pails (bioharzard lifelatch, openhead pails and lids, and tighthead pails) are just a few hazardous material packaging supplies you may need that are available thru Inmark. www.inmarkinc.com  

PackagingPrice calls itself "The Online Packaging Price Leader". If your needs are simple and not too elaborate, they're confident you'll find them to be a faster, simpler and more intuitive approach to buying packaging supplies than other on-line or more traditional packaging sales channels. Easy access and a simple ordering process were two crucial elements to online customer satisfaction. Product cost is where you will find them to be an industry leader. PackagingPrice invites you to compare them with catalog and other online packaging suppliers; they are confident that you will find them to be your most cost effective supplier. They call a large selection of corrugated boxes, corrugated mailers, cushioned & rigid mailers, tape, stretch & shrink film, cellulose wadding, Total Foam, Foam-In-Place, Instapak Quick Foam, Foam Corners & Edge Protectors, Poly Sheeting, Bags On A Roll, Pallet Covers, Anti-Static Poly Tubing, Static Shielding packaging, ZipLock, Flat & Gusseted. Bag Tape & Tapers,   PackagingPrice carries a huge assortment of corrugated shipping boxes, including HazMat Hazardous Shipping Containers.   www.PackagingPrice.com  

HazMat Identifiers
Smart-Strip is not an intelligent dancing woman taking her clothes off ! HazMat Smart Strips are $20 strips of vinyl and paper about the size of a baseball card, that changes color when exposed to hazardous chemicals such as chlorine, fluoride, various nerve agents, oxidizers, arsenic, sulfides and cyanide in liquid or aerosol form. Rescue workers who arrive at the scene of an emergency can use this inexpensive device to check for hazardous materials. Smart-Strips are are used by the U.S. Coast Guard and many fire departments, including Miami-Dade County, Fort Lauderdale, Houston and New York City. They are also used at events where security is important such as the Daytona 500 race car series, the U.S. Open and the G8 summit meeting. HazMat Smart-Strip instantly identifies nerve, cyanide, hydrogen sulfide, arsenic, acids/caustics, fluoride, oxidizers, and chlorine. It has a 12 hour operational timeframe and a 2 year shelf life. You can order online at their website.
Smart-Strip also developed a smaller version, according to the military's specifications, that sells for $5.99. Smart M-8 Nerve Agent Detector instantly identifies nerve (V, G, H) agents with the latest technology. Iy includes clip and peel and stick back. It meets Mil Spec. www.smart-strip.com

The Environmental Resource Center offers online sales of handbooks, caps, and offers consulting services and holds classes throughout the USA. Environmental consulting services are offered in the areas of hazardous waste management, toxic substances, impact assessment, and compliance auditing. Their safety consulting services include audits and the development of plant-specific compliance programs. Environmental Resource Center consulting services cover the following areas:
Environmental compliance audits, Environmental site assessments, Corporate environmental policy programs, Federal, state and local permitting, Hazardous waste management plans, Waste minimization plans, Compliance and contingency plans, including Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures (SPCC) plans, Emergency response plans, Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP), Hazard communication plans, Spill response plans, Integrated contingency Plans, Treatment, Storage, and Disposal Facility (TSDF) and Part B permits, Materials Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) development, SARA Title III compliance, including Tier I reports & Tier II reports, Toxic chemical release inventory (Form R) reports, Hazardous waste delisting petitions, Standard operating procedures, Plant-specific environmental calendars, and Hazmat databases www.ercweb.com  

HazMat Storage

If you have a need for a chemical storage facility for hazardous materials, you may find Lab Safety Supply, Inc. a resource that is useful. They store drum pumps, containers, safety cans, drums, safety cabinets, and more. They have a large variety of products including labware, first aid and health care materials, spill cleanup products, janitorial, and safety equipment just to name a few of the products that are available to you thru Lab Safety Supply. www.labsafety.com  

HazMat Education & Help


Hazmat Transportation Safety Information Yahoo ! Group is free to join and is an ongoing discussion of HazMat issues. By joining you will be receiving member's emails of questions, the member's answers, and general discussion about HazMat issues. When you join The Hazmat101 List, you will be able to share your knowledge and experience with others. To subscribe just send a blank email to hazmat101-subscribe@yahoogroups.com
The homepage of the HazMat discussion group is www.hazmat101.com


Online Hazmat School provides online hazardous waste, hazardous materials and industrial safety training. Their courses comply with OSHA, DOT and AHERA training requirements for all states. The current courses available cover Hazardous Waste Operations (Hazwoper), Hazwoper Refreshers, DOT Hazmat, Industrial & Construction Safety, and Emergency Response. They can provide OSHA and DOT compliance certificates and continuing education units (CEUs) authorized by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training . Hazmat School offers group registration rates, online student tracking for Training Directors, and record keeping. You only need a standard computer with Internet access, a Netscape 4.x or 6.2 or IE 4.0-6.0 browser, and the free Acrobat pdf reader plug-in from Adobe. All Hazmat course materials are included in the fee and you may save and print the contents for off-line study. Some courses have Flash animations for extra clarity. www.hazmatschool.com  


For definitions of environmental terms including Abbreviations & Acronyms, see the EPA site :
www.epa.gov/OCEPAterms  


In Canada, see the official Transport Dangerous Goods webpage. It is in both English and French. The Transport Dangerous Goods Directorate is the focal point for the national program to promote public safety during the transportation of dangerous goods. The TDG Directorate serves as the major source of regulatory development, information and guidance on dangerous goods transport for the public, industry and government employees. www.tc.gc.ca/tdg/menu.htm  


In the UK, you will want to see the The National Chemical Emergency Centre website for
Clear, impartial advice for chemical health-and-safety compliance and for emergencies. It provides a 24 hour national advice service to the public emergency services on dealing with chemical incidents and is a central part of the Chemical Industries Associations CHEMSAFE scheme. www.the-ncec.com