Hazmat/Safety http://bulktransporter.com/taxonomy/term/7354/more en NATSO Foundation joins DHS Blue Campaign to fight human trafficking http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/natso-foundation-joins-dhs-blue-campaign-fight-human-trafficking <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The NATSO Foundation announced a new partnership between the NATSO Foundation and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Blue Campaign to combat human trafficking.</p> <p>This partnership marks the latest chapter in the NATSO Foundation&rsquo;s multi-pronged anti-human trafficking initiative aimed at creating awareness and educating the truckstop and travel plaza industry to fight human trafficking along America&rsquo;s Interstate Highway System.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/natso-foundation-joins-dhs-blue-campaign-fight-human-trafficking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/natso-foundation-joins-dhs-blue-campaign-fight-human-trafficking#comments Tank Fleets Hazmat/Safety News Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:17:00 +0000 53531 at http://bulktransporter.com Groendyke Transport, GLS Transport garner top awards in NTTC’s Outstanding Safety Performance program http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/groendyke-transport-gls-transport-garner-top-awards-nttc-s-outstanding-safety-performanc <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Groendyke Transport Inc, Enid OK, and GLS Transport, Bedford Park IL, earned the coveted trophies in National Tank Truck Carriers&rsquo; Outstanding Safety Performance Awards program for safety achievements in 2016. The trophies will be presented during NTTC&rsquo;s Annual Conference &amp; Exhibits to be held at the Fairmont Chicago in Chicago IL April 30 to May 2.&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/groendyke-transport-gls-transport-garner-top-awards-nttc-s-outstanding-safety-performanc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/groendyke-transport-gls-transport-garner-top-awards-nttc-s-outstanding-safety-performanc#comments Tank Fleets Hazmat/Safety News Wed, 12 Apr 2017 14:47:00 +0000 53241 at http://bulktransporter.com Photos: Tank Service Inc 2017 http://bulktransporter.com/transloading/photos-tank-service-inc-2017 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Related story:&nbsp;Tank Service Inc, CST partner on hazmat safety simulator for Panama port</p> </div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/transloading/photos-tank-service-inc-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/transloading/photos-tank-service-inc-2017#comments Transloading Hazmat/Safety Fri, 03 Mar 2017 20:06:00 +0000 52481 at http://bulktransporter.com Tank Service Inc, CST partner on hazmat safety training for Panama port http://bulktransporter.com/hazmatsafety/tank-service-inc-cst-partner-hazmat-safety-training-panama-port <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Tank Service Inc, a specialist in quality high end repair and modification of new and used portable ISO tanks, was recently presented with one of its more unusual requests--to restore a second-hand ISO tank container that would train emergency responders at one of the world&rsquo;s largest, most dangerous container ports.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/hazmatsafety/tank-service-inc-cst-partner-hazmat-safety-training-panama-port" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/hazmatsafety/tank-service-inc-cst-partner-hazmat-safety-training-panama-port#comments Tank Fleets Transloading Hazmat/Safety News Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:58:00 +0000 51641 at http://bulktransporter.com Workplace violence increasingly catching eye of regulators http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/workplace-violence-increasingly-catching-eye-regulators <div class="field-deck"> 2016 International Bulk Liquid Symposium </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>AN estimated 1.7 million workers fall victim to non-fatal violence while at work each year, according to US Department of Justice statistics. These are not workplace injuries on an occupational basis, but violence in the form of simple or aggravated assault (which accounts for 95%), robbery, rape, and sexual assault.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/workplace-violence-increasingly-catching-eye-regulators" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/workplace-violence-increasingly-catching-eye-regulators#comments Tank Fleets Hazmat/Safety Fri, 06 Jan 2017 16:11:00 +0000 51031 at http://bulktransporter.com 10. Distracted driving rounds out trucking industry concerns in 2016 http://bulktransporter.com/hazmatsafety/10-distracted-driving-rounds-out-trucking-industry-concerns-2016 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Driver distraction and its impact on highway safety rounds out the 2016 list of top 10 issues. <a href="https://www.distraction.gov/stats-research-laws/facts-and-statistics.html">According to 2014 statistics</a>, 3,179 people were killed, and 431,000 were injured in all vehicle crashes involving distracted drivers.</p> <p>Further, 13% of distracted driving crashes were directly attributed to cell phone use. As such, increased concern about the rising use of technology in vehicles by all drivers will likely result in this issue continuing as a top concern in the coming years.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/hazmatsafety/10-distracted-driving-rounds-out-trucking-industry-concerns-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/hazmatsafety/10-distracted-driving-rounds-out-trucking-industry-concerns-2016#comments Hazmat/Safety News Tue, 27 Dec 2016 23:53:00 +0000 51261 at http://bulktransporter.com ATRI Parking Diaries highlight driver struggles in finding truck parking http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/atri-parking-diaries-highlight-driver-struggles-finding-truck-parking <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), the trucking industry&#39;s not-for-profit research organization, released the results of its Truck Parking Diary research, where commercial drivers provided detailed documentation of their challenges in looking for safe, available truck parking. Participating drivers recorded their parking experiences and issues over 14 days of driving, representing more than 4,700 unique parking stops documented in the diaries.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/atri-parking-diaries-highlight-driver-struggles-finding-truck-parking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/atri-parking-diaries-highlight-driver-struggles-finding-truck-parking#comments Tank Fleets Hazmat/Safety News Wed, 21 Dec 2016 15:25:00 +0000 51101 at http://bulktransporter.com ATA praises passage of new hours-of-service restart law http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/ata-praises-passage-new-hours-service-restart-law <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The American Trucking Associations thanked Congress for enacting a fix to the hours-of-service restart that will restore the regulation to the pre-July 2013 version and reduce crash risk on our nation&rsquo;s highways.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/ata-praises-passage-new-hours-service-restart-law" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/ata-praises-passage-new-hours-service-restart-law#comments Regulations Hazmat/Safety News Wed, 14 Dec 2016 15:44:00 +0000 50941 at http://bulktransporter.com CarriersEdge targets driver wellness with new online training http://bulktransporter.com/hazmatsafety/carriersedge-targets-driver-wellness-new-online-training <div class="node-body article-body"><p>CarriersEdge, providers of online safety and compliance training tools for the North American transportation industry, announced a new suite of driver wellness courses. Offered in three modules, the courses can be used as an extension to an existing wellness program, or as a starting point so fleets can educate drivers about how to stay healthy on the road.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/hazmatsafety/carriersedge-targets-driver-wellness-new-online-training" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/hazmatsafety/carriersedge-targets-driver-wellness-new-online-training#comments Hazmat/Safety News Wed, 07 Dec 2016 14:55:00 +0000 50821 at http://bulktransporter.com FMCSA sets national training standards for new truck drivers http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/fmcsa-sets-national-training-standards-new-truck-drivers <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has announced a final rule establishing comprehensive national minimum training standards for entry-level commercial truck and bus operators seeking to obtain a commercial driver&rsquo;s license (CDL) or certain endorsements. The standards address the knowledge and skills necessary for the safe operation of commercial motor vehicles and also establish minimum qualifications for entities and individuals who provide entry-level driver training.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/fmcsa-sets-national-training-standards-new-truck-drivers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/fmcsa-sets-national-training-standards-new-truck-drivers#comments Regulations Hazmat/Safety News Wed, 07 Dec 2016 14:32:00 +0000 50801 at http://bulktransporter.com