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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....

Process Expo 2017: Nilfisk Sneak Peek

Nilfisk is kicking off the fall trade show season in Chicago! This week we will be bringing our complete floor-to-ceiling cleaning solution to the food & beverage attendees of Process Expo 2017. Here’s a sneak peek of what you can expect to see in booth...
Mesothelioma: Are You and Your Employees at Risk?

Mesothelioma: Are You and Your Employees at Risk?

September 26 is Mesothelioma Awareness Day. Learn more about this day from the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) and join in on their Twitter chat at 1 pm EST. Did you know that some brake pads, insulation materials, valves, boilers, hair dryers, and even...

Nilfisk’s 2017 Process Expo Showcase

Nilfisk, Inc., one of the world’s leading suppliers of professional cleaning equipment, will feature its complete floor-to-ceiling cleaning solution to the food and beverage industry at Process Expo 2017, Booth #1567. Nilfisk will showcase a range of professional...

What Combustible Dust Standards Do You Have to Follow?

If you’re up on the latest workplace health and safety news (or if you’re a regular reader of this blog), you know that last month OSHA removed the combustible dust standard from its regulatory agenda. What does this mean for you as a manufacturer or an industrial...

Federal vs State OSHA: What You Need to Know for Compliance

We often talk about OSHA as if it’s just one organization with one set of regulations. But, that’s not true. In addition to the federal OSHA, many states have their own health and safety plans that employers must comply with or risk being subject to penalties. This...
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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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