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PHMSA, industry reps testify to House on hazmat safety funding

Washington – Stakeholders from the hazmat transportation industry testified April 2 during a House Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials Subcommittee hearing on funding priorities for the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration's next hazmat safety programming reauthorization.
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OSHA construction advisory committee to meet in May

Washington – OSHA’s Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health is slated to meet in early May to discuss proposed amendments to the agency’s Cranes and Derricks in Construction Standard and a proposed rule on beryllium.
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OOIDA speaks out against electronic logging device proposal

Grain Valley, MO – The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association is encouraging truckers to comment on – and address safety issues related to – a recent proposal that would require truck and bus drivers to use electronic logging devices to track their compliance with hours-of-service regulations.
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