03-03; Haz-Mat Security Plans
: On March 25, 2003 the Research and Special Projects Administration (RSPA) published new regulations requiring transporters and those who offer hazardous materials for transport to prepare a hazardous materials security plan. It is emphasized that unlike
02-03 Rev.1; Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)
: SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) is of concern worldwide. There have been a number of incidents reported in the United States. The source of the disease appears to be Asian countries including China, Hong Kong, Singapore and Vietnam. Reported i
04-02: Revised OSHA Hearing Loss Recordkeeping Requirements
: The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a Final Rule on July 1, 2002 revising the criteria for recording work-related hearing loss. This rule requires that if an employee's hearing test (audiogram) reveals that the employee has...
02-02 Synthetic Web Slings
: Recently, a PMA member stevedoring company was cited by the U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for using damaged synthetic web slings. The Operation involved discharging imported cargo, which was “pre-slung” wi