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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....

R Series for Packaging: Increased Capacity, Increased Savings

Nilfisk CFM’s R Series: Increased Collection Capacity; Increased Savings June 9, 2009, Malvern, PA—The Nilfisk CFM R Series of industrial vacuums continuously and efficiently collects large quantities of packaging scraps at the source when integrated with cutting and...

Nilfisk CFM in Metal Finishing!

Nilfisk CFM is in this month’s Metal Finishing! Click here to read “When the Dust Settles: A Tutorial on Explosion-Proof Vacuums! Nilfisk CFM in Metal...

Are You at Risk for a Combustible Dust Explosion?

After decades of work-place explosions leading to hundreds of injuries and fatalities, combustible dust is finally a national headline that OSHA cannot ignore. While there are still no laws regarding combustible dust procedures, the agency has made quite a bit of...

Another dust explosion?!

It seems last week’s Coal Dust Explosion at a power plant in suburban Milwaukee, Wisconsin wasn’t “news” enough for major newspapers to cover in depth. But although there’s hardly a mention of it in mainstream media, a simple search on...
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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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