Industrial Vacuum Blog

Resources to keep your plant and your people safe

Nilfisk Launches New Continuous Duty Line of NRTL-Certified Class II, Division 2 Vacuums for the Safe Collection of Combustible Dust

May 30, 2017   10:39 am
Nilfisk announces the launch of two new lines of NRTL-certified continuous duty industrial vacuums for Class II, Division 2 and non-classified environments. All vacuums feature ETL-certification and  are designed to meet NFPA 652 housekeeping recommendations for the safe collection of combustible dust, as laid out in Section Machine design requirements to ensure NFPA 652 […] Read More   >

How an Industrial Vacuum Helps You Keep Your Facility Allergen-Free and Gluten-Free

May 23, 2017   12:42 pm
Allergen-containing foods
Listeria may get all the press, but did you know that almost half of all food recalls are the result of undeclared allergens? Food allergies necessitate emergency medical care for 200,000 people every year, and they’re responsible for about 150 deaths. Allergies are one of the drivers behind the current free-from food trend — consumers […] Read More   >

Housekeeping and OSHA’s 3 Lines of Defense Against Workplace Hazards

May 18, 2017   10:55 am
OSHA 3 Lines of Defense thumb
If you’re in the health and safety field, you have undoubtedly seen the figure below illustrating OSHA’s three lines of defense against workplace hazards. Source: OSHA In this article, we’ll review the three lines of defense — engineering controls, administrative and work practice controls, and personal protective equipment (PPE) — and discuss how housekeeping fits […] Read More   >

Q&A: Silica Dust Compliance for the Construction Industry

May 17, 2017   1:30 pm
We recently hosted a free webinar on silica dust to help construction industry professionals understand the requirements and provisions of OSHA’s new rule. The event generated a lot of great discussion about how to identify and mitigate silica dust hazards in construction environments. Below you’ll find an edited version of the Q&A portion, which includes […] Read More   >

Silica Dust Webinar Recording Now Available

May 10, 2017   10:04 am
Silica Dust webcast
Missed our recent webinar on OSHA’s silica dust regulations and compliance for the construction industry? You can now watch the webcast on-demand. Click here for free instant access to the webinar recording. Webinar details Title: Silica Dust: Understanding the Requirements & Provisions for Construction Industry Compliance Presenters: Steve Mitchell — Training Manager & Norman Nowosinski, P.E. — Business Development […] Read More   >