Changes in IATA Regulations for Lithium Batteries

By Michelle Wallwork on Jan 13, 2022

Changes in IATA Regulations for Lithium Batteries   IATA has issued their Significant Changes and Amendments to the 63rd Edition (2022) of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations.    Changes ...

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How Online Safety Training Benefits your Business

By Michelle Wallwork on Jun 21, 2021

The Transportation of Dangerous Goods is a federally regulated industry which requires businesses to provide the correct modal training.    Unfortunately, the rules and restrictions surrounding COVID-19 have...

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Supplier Responsibilities with A Hazardous Substance Assessment

By Alyssa Williamson on Mar 05, 2021

While the classification information included in the Hazardous Substance Assessments can serve as a guide for classifying a product, suppliers must classify their products in accordance with the HPR, based on established scientific principles, and supported by studies and scientific data at their disposal, whether publicly available or proprietary. Hazardous Substance Assessments are based solely on publicly available information and may not be completely up to date.

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Dangerous Goods Consulting and the Value it Brings to Small Businesses

By Alyssa Williamson on Oct 30, 2020

It is of upmost importance that your business is storing and managing dangerous goods in a way that minimises the risks that they pose upon the people, property and environment of your organisation. A consultation can assist in providing controls, classifying your products, detailing training requirements and bring your organization up to compliance. Is there a specific area within your business that needs attention? GEMC offers custom solutions to suit every business and unique need.

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The Importance for a TDG compliance audit.

By Alyssa Williamson on Oct 08, 2020

A dangerous goods compliance audit provides a review of key compliance areas such as: Vendor SDS information as it relates to your dangerous goods inventory and shipping Internal measures to ensure proper shipping procedures are in place Dangerous goods quantity limitations, eg, LTD QTY shipments Packaging procedures Carrier restrictions

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Common Uses Of Lithium-Ion Batteries

By Alyssa Williamson on Sep 30, 2020

Although now more than 50 years old, the Li-Ion battery is still constantly improving: scientists are continuously pushing the limits and boundaries of current Li-Ion technology by experimenting with new ways to combine electrolytes, anodes, and cathodes to create a battery that is more energy-efficient, more cost-efficient, and much safer than its current form. From using relatively cheaper (yet safer) materials like Silicon and Vanadium oxides to creating ‘nanostructures’ within the cells to create more surface area, scientists are thinking of new ways to improve the current Li-Ion batteries energy capacity and safety measures.

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ReOpening Ontario - What does this mean for your business?

By Michelle Wallwork on May 21, 2020

Ontario has officially entered into Stage 1 of reopening business from the lock-down caused by Covid-19.  For some, this means a continuation of status-quo working from home, but for a lot of our clients, it...

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