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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....

Myth Busters: Certified Vacuums and NFPA Standards

Nilfisk’s Myth Buster series continues here with understanding Certified Vacuums and NFPA Standards. View the video here! _____________________ Myth: My facility is not a hazardous or classified environment so I don’t need certified or NFPA-compliant vacuums....

Visit Nilfisk Industrial Vacuums Booth NC-309 at IMTS 2016

Nilfisk Industrial Vacuums kicks off the fall trade show season this week in the Windy City! Stop by booth NC-309 at the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) to learn about our complete line of industrial vacuum solutions for shop maintenance,...

Quick Facts About Electrical Fire Hazards

This article is Part 5 of our “Quick Facts About Fire Hazards” series. Check out the other posts on combustible dust, hot work, flammable and combustible liquids and gases, and equipment and machinery hazards. Anywhere electrical wires exist, so does an electrical...

Combustible Dust Laws in Canada (Updated)

Updated August 2016 Combustible dust isn’t just a U.S. problem! While we’re still waiting on OSHA to issue a combustible dust rule (see here for the current state of progress), other countries are taking their own approach to regulating this clear and present...
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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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