Industrial Vacuum Blog

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Q&A: Combustible Dust Safety and Compliance

June 14, 2017   9:16 am
Q&A
Last month, we hosted a free webinar on combustible dust safety and compliance. The goal was to clear up some common misconceptions and give health and safety professionals the tools they need to understand and protect against this hazard. If you missed the live event, you can watch the webcast on demand here: Combustible Dust: […] Read More   >

Combustible Dust Webinar Recording Now Available

June 1, 2017   1:57 pm
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An estimated 30,000 U.S. facilities are at risk for a combustible dust fire and/or explosion according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). We recently hosted a webinar to help companies understand and mitigate their combustible dust risks. If you missed it, the recording is now available. Click here for free instant access to the […] Read More   >

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 8.4.2.2. 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
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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
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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   >

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