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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....

6th Annual Nilfisk Lemon Days

Earlier this month, we kicked off our 6th annual Nilfisk Lemon Days event! A 2-day fundraiser filled with lemon treats and a silent auction in support of Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF). This year, we brought back the Nilfisk lemonade stand and set-up on...

Food and Pharma: Improve Packaging Efficiency

The basic function of a vacuum cleaner is to pick up dust and dirt. Higher-efficiency industrial vacuums with the proper filters and motors can collect hazardous materials, combustible dust and even liquids. What about an ivac for picking up defective chocolate bar...

Cleanroom Maintenance: Sanitation via Filtration

As featured in Controlled Environments Magazine Written by Rob Decker, Application Engineer, Nilfisk Industrial Vacuums, a division of Nilfisk-Advance, Inc. Contamination control is vital for maintaining cleanroom environments. Pharmaceutical and semiconductor...
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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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