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5 Hazardous Dusts Commonly Found in Composites Manufacturing

April 25, 2017   12:05 pm
carbon nanotube
Dust is everywhere in composites manufacturing. If it’s not controlled, that dust can easily find its way into your eyes and lungs, causing irritation; into hard-to-reach areas, creating combustible dust hazards; and onto surfaces, leading to slip and fall incidents. Here are five hazardous dusts commonly found in composites manufacturing. Silica dust As the American […] Read More   >

[Free Webinar] Silica Dust: Understanding the Requirements & Provisions for Construction Industry Compliance

April 13, 2017   8:08 pm
Silica dust webinar
As you’re probably aware if you’re in the construction industry, last year OSHA issued a much stricter requirement for the new permissible exposure level (PEL) of silica dust. The enforcement date for this rule is September 23, 2017. OSHA recognizes the requirements for compliance are aggressive (engineering controls, housekeeping, sampling, and analyzing). So, the rule […] Read More   >

OSHA Delays New Silica, Beryllium Rules

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OSHA rules delayed
In the past month, OSHA has announced delays to some of its newer standards, including those limiting exposure to silica dust and beryllium. Read on to learn the current state of these two rules. Silica dust: Enforcement date delayed to September 23, 2017 Last week, OSHA announced a 90-day delay in the enforcement date for […] Read More   >

Nilfisk Highlights: INTERPHEX 2017

April 10, 2017   9:19 am
Thanks to all our customers and prospects for making INTERPHEX 2017 a great success. We spent three days in The Big Apple focusing on our complete line of dust control solutions for the pharmaceutical industry – conveying, containment and collection. In case you missed the event, here’s a quick recap of the products we showcased. […] Read More   >

Nilfisk Industrial Vacuums at First-Ever ProFood Tech Event

April 3, 2017   2:03 pm
We’re making a big trade show appearance at McCormick Place (Chicago, IL) this week! We’re back at it again, representing the complete Nilfisk floor-to-ceiling cleaning solution at ProMat 2017 (South Hall). And, at the same time, introducing our industrial vacuum solutions at the inaugural ProFood Tech event (Lakeside Center), booth #1143. Food and beverage processing […] Read More   >