Placard Inspection Blitz
Do you transport dangerous goods? Would your transport equipment pass an inspection? Did you know that Ontario is the highest-producing jurisdiction when it comes to Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) inspections?
This August, there will be an inspection blitz, which will focus on the transportation of Dangerous Goods. Do you know which placards your goods require to be fully compliant?
If you have any questions about what labels and placards are required for transporting dangerous goods, we are here to help. As an added bonus, GEMC will be running a promotion on all of our placards. Stay tuned for details.
For more information, please visit: https://www.trucknews.com/transportation/ontario-focusing-roadside-truck-inspection-resources/1003091780/
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Separately in the U.S. on Wednesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published a report warning of serious adverse events, including death, associated with ingesting alcohol-based hand sanitizers containing methanol.
From May 1 through June 30, 15 cases of methanol poisoning were reported in Arizona and New Mexico, associated with swallowing alcohol-based hand sanitizers. Four patients died, and three were discharged with visual impairment.
Health Canada says frequent use of hand sanitizer containing methanol may cause dermatitis, eye irritation, upper respiratory system irritation and headaches.