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Being Safe with HazMat Packaging

Monday, December 30, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Alyce Ryan
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December 19, 2019 – AICC, The Independent Packaging Association,  offered dozens of people at over 10 locations a set of three webinars: Hazardous Materials General & Security Awareness, Labeling Requirements Under the HMR, and 4G Fabrication Responsibilities from December 3-5, 2019.

In accordance with regluations, all “Hazmat Employees” must receive specified training within 90 days of starting employment and generally every three years thereafter. AICC was happy to provide this training to help members be compliant.

Lonnie Jaycox CPP, CDGP led the webinar series. Lonnie is an independent packaging engineer, consultant, and trainer in the implementation of compliance and packaging programs for regulated materials, including hazardous materials (dangerous goods). He has over 25 years' experience designing, testing, manufacturing, selecting, and implementing packaging programs for the transportation of Hazardous Materials. Lonnie is active in industry and related organizations, including ASTM, IoPP, AHMP, IHMM, and AICC.

Some topics covered during the series included:

  •  Hazard Classification System of the HMR.
  •  Specific regulatory requirements pertaining to required packaging Marks and Labels: size, style, color, background, and placement.
  • Specific requirements for hazardous materials packaging [specifically fiberboard (4G) packaging] applicable to box makers and packaging manufacturers.

More information about upcoming seminars and webinars can be found at www.aiccbox.org/calendar. Questions about seminars or webinars and the value a well-trained workforce brings to a company can be directed to Taryn Pyle, Director of Education & Leadership Development, tpyle@aiccbox.org, or Chelsea May, Education and Training Manager, cmay@aiccbox.org or 703.836.2422.

UPCOMING TRAINING CALENDAR