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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....

When Life Gives You Lemons…

This morning our office staff here in Malvern, PA, changed gears for a moment to kick-off 2 days of raising money for the local based charity, Alex’s Lemonade Stand, which over the years has raised 19 million dollars for childhood cancer research.As staff...

Aircraft Overhaul Personnel Can Breathe Easier

Aircraft overhaul is a dusty business. Debris is generated throughout the entire process and can create an inefficient and unhealthy work environment. A strong maintenance plan is key, which is why Nilfisk CFM, the world’s leading industrial vacuum manufacturer,...

That’s Nuts! Industrial Vacuum Collects Almond Dust

This is just nuts…well almonds to be exact…    We recently produced the below state-of-the art video case study to showcase the success that Harris Woolf, a major US almond producer, has experienced since purchasing a Nilfisk CFM 137 industrial vacuum...

Industrial Vacuum Cleaners Vs. Shop-style Vacuums

While at the Electric Power show this week I seemed to hear this alot: “Why can your vacuum handle coal dust when my shop vacuum won’t?” That seems to be a big question in the industrial vacuum cleaner world. Whether its coal dust, wood shavings or...

Welcome to the Nilfisk CFM blog!

Welcome to the Nilfisk CFM Blog! We hope you’ll use this blog to post your thoughts and questions and share with us your individual maintenance experiences and applications. Have fun blogging…we’re looking forward to getting to know you...
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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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