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Ferro testifies about hours-of-service regulations

Washington – The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s updated hours-of-service regulations would prevent an estimated 1,400 crashes, 560 injuries and 19 fatalities each year, according to agency Administrator Anne S. Ferro.


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GAO: EPA's success on chemical management unclear

Washington – It is unclear whether the Environmental Protection Agency’s approach to managing toxic chemicals will be successful in ensuring safety, an official from the Government Accountability Office recently told legislators.


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GHS UPDATE

OSHA, Canada agree to align hazcom standards

Washington – OSHA and the Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety Branch of the Canadian Department of Health have signed an agreement to collaboratively implement the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals in their respective jurisdictions.


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FHWA: MUTCD to remain single document

Washington – The Federal Highway Administration will not split the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices into two documents, as proposed in January, the agency announced June 17.

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