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OSHA Silica Dust Interim
Enforcement Guidance: Housekeeping Practices

OSHA Silica Dust Interim
Enforcement Guidance: Housekeeping Practices

OSHA Silica Dust Interim
Enforcement Guidance: Housekeeping Practices

Our Top 5 Articles of 2017

As we look back on 2017, we can unequivocally say it was an exciting year for the safety industry. We saw some new standards (e.g., OSHA’s silica dust rule) come into enforcement, while others (OSHA’s combustible dust standard) were taken off the table, at least for...

Federal Appeals Court Upholds Silica Dust Rule

On December 22, a federal appeals court upheld OSHA’s new silica dust rule, rejecting a challenge filed by North America’s Building Trades Unions. The rule, which went into enforcement on September 23, 2017, reduces the permissible exposure limit (PEL) for workers in...

A Food Manufacturer’s Guide to Fire Prevention Through Housekeeping: NFPA Codes & Standards You Need to Know

The 2008 explosion and fire at the Imperial Sugar Company in Port Wentworth, Georgia, is the best-known example of a combustible dust incident at a food manufacturing plant. And for good reason: the fire was devastating. It killed 14 people and injured 38 others....

How to Get Buy-In for Industrial Cleaning Equipment

As seen in Occupational Heath & Safety Manufacturers are always looking for ways to cut costs. And in some industries, like food processing, the budgets that plant managers have at their disposal for new equipment are shrinking. In this situation, it can be...

Critical Technology: Multi-Stage Filtration Video

View the following video to understand how a multi-stage, oversized, graduation filtration system functions. This system uses a series of progressively finer filters that capture increasingly smaller particles as they travel through the vacuum. For more information,...

A Food Industry Professional’s Basic Guide to OSHA Standards

In the food industry, having a clean facility is a major step toward ensuring both food safety and worker safety. It’s also required for avoiding citations and fines due to lack of compliance. To help you get a better handle on the rules you’re required to follow,...

New Look at INTERPHEX 2016

Here’s a sneak peek at Nilfisk’s bigger, better and brand new look at INTERPHEX 2016! Check out booth #2637 to learn more about Nilfisk’s new conveying, collection and containment solutions for the pharmaceutical industry. Can’t make it to the...

Nilfisk to Feature Pneumatic Powder Conveyor at INTERPHEX 2016

Nilfisk will feature a solid dense phase pneumatic conveying regimen, the Nilfisk 3VT, at INTERPHEX 2016, Booth #2637. The 3VT effectively transfers powders and granules without product segregation or attrition to preserve the integrity of the conveyed mixture.The...

How an Industrial Vacuum Cleaner Improves Food Safety

Conversations about food safety and cleaning tend to focus on sanitation — sanitary equipment, chemical sanitizers, and so on. Industrial vacuum cleaners are more often discussed in the context of plant and worker safety, for example, combustible dust fire...

7 Common Safety Mistakes in Food Plants

Safety. Ask any food manufacturer what’s top of mind these days, and that’s what they’ll say. While much of the emphasis is on the safety of food products (especially with the Food Safety Modernization Act coming into play), the safety of the workers who make those...
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Is Your Combustible Dust Risk Greater Than You Think? What You Need to Know About Particle Size

Wood Sawdust As part of our effort to identify knowledge gaps surrounding combustible dust, we asked several experts what they see as the biggest misconceptions about this hazard. By far the most common answer we heard was that companies don’t understand the hazards present in...

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