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Experts Comment on How OSHA Abandoning the Combustible Dust Standard Will Affect Industry

October 16, 2017   9:38 am
In July, OSHA removed the combustible standard from its regulatory agenda. What does that mean for facilities where combustible dust is present? To answer this and other combustible dust-related questions, we spoke with several safety experts (including one former OSHA inspector). Here’s what they had to say about OSHA’s latest move and what companies should […] Read More   >

2018 International Fire Code Requires Compliance with NFPA 652 Combustible Dust Standard

October 3, 2017   1:01 pm
IFC 2018
The 2018 version of the International Fire Code is out! And it requires compliance with NFPA 652: Standard on the Fundamentals of Combustible Dust. Read on to find out what that means for you. What is NFPA 652? This standard was released in 2016 by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). It applies to all […] Read More   >

Celebrate National Bakery Day: Protect Your Workers Like Nilfisk Customer, Amy’s Bread

September 28, 2017   5:27 am
It’s National Bakery Day and the perfect time to recognize Nilfisk customer, Amy’s Bread (New York, NY), in continually taking the necessary steps to ensure a safe, productive working environment. When asked about cleaning in the workplace, owner and founder, Amy Scherber first mentions the importance of meeting inspection and health code regulations, but quickly […] Read More   >

Enforcement Has Begun for OSHA’s Silica Dust Rule. Are You Compliant?

September 25, 2017   11:40 am
After several delays, OSHA’s new silica dust standard became enforceable on September 23. But, there’s a caveat, at least for the construction industry. Last week, the agency announced a 30-day period of light enforcement, during which they consider “good faith efforts” toward compliance. The agency cites the “novelty of the Table 1 approach” as the […] Read More   >

Process Expo 2017: Nilfisk Sneak Peek

September 18, 2017   1:53 pm
Nilfisk is kicking off the fall trade show season in Chicago! This week we will be bringing our complete floor-to-ceiling cleaning solution to the food & beverage attendees of Process Expo 2017. Here’s a sneak peek of what you can expect to see in booth #1567: Read More   >

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