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Accident History
Oliver Gokgoz

The 1917 Halifax Explosion

The Halifax Explosion was a tragedy that occurred on December 6, 1917, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. In the Narrows, a strait connecting upper Halifax Harbor and Bedford Basin, the French cargo ship SS Mont-Blanc collided with the Belgian freighter SS Imo.

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hazmat training
Regulations
Oliver Gokgoz

Who Is Required To Take Hazmat Training?

At first glance, the world of transporting hazardous materials can appear intimidating. From ensuring workers are properly trained, to balancing compliance with regulatory agencies, and ensuring hazardous materials are both

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2020 Beirut explosion
Accident History
Christian

2020 Beirut Explosion

A year ago this Wednesday, 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate exploded, resulting in the death of 207 people and $15 billion in damages. This explosion left over 300,000 people homeless

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Regulations
Steve Hunt

Two Steps Closer to Harmonization

The United States has made two giant leaps toward international harmonization earlier this year, but still has a long way to go… Elimination of the ORM-D Classification Thirty years ago,

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