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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

OSHA Answers Questions About Housekeeping, Other Requirements of New Silica Dust Rule

Last month, OSHA provided answers to 64 questions about the silica dust rule for general industry. The FAQ covers all aspects of the rule, from exposure assessments to recordkeeping. Here, we’ve summarized some of the questions and answers about housekeeping. Does the...

Washington State Exposure Assessment Report Finds Some Workers Have Very High Exposure to Silica Dust

Worker exposure to respirable silica for some workers is very high, reaching 130 times the permissible exposure limit (PEL), according to a recent report from the Washington State’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH). And that was before OSHA’s new...

Preventing Slip, Trip, and Fall Incidents in Your Industrial Facility

On this blog, we focus a lot on worker safety hazards that can have very serious consequences — like combustible dust, which, if ignited, can produce an explosion powerful enough to level a building, and silica dust, which can cause fatal lung disease. When these...

OSHA’s Final Rule on Beryllium Cuts the 8-Hour PEL by 90%

UPDATED: The effective date for this rule is now May 20, 2017. The compliance dates have not changed. Less than a year after the new silica dust standard, OSHA has issued a final rule on beryllium exposure. The new standard cuts the 8-hour permissible exposure limit...

Top 8 Vacuum Solutions for the Semiconductor Industry

Semiconductor manufacturing facilities often contain toxic substances as well as combustible dust. Good housekeeping practices can go a long way toward protecting your employees and your buildings from these environmental risks. Here are our top 8 vacuum solutions for...

Top 9 Vacuum Solutions for the Metalworking Industry

Metalworking processes generate a lot of dust and debris. This dust can be combustible and toxic, putting your workers and your shop at considerable risk. Fortunately, dust incidents are easily avoidable through proper housekeeping. Here are our top 9 vacuum solutions...

Top 10 Vacuum Solutions for the Pharmaceutical Industry

All processes and equipment used in the pharmaceutical industry must meet stringent requirements. Above all, they must help drug manufacturers ensure their products are safe, pure, and effective. Here are our top 10 vacuum solutions for the pharmaceutical industry....

Top 10 Vacuum Solutions for the Food Processing Industry

As a reader of our blog, you already know the value of an industrial vacuum cleaner for keeping your facility clean, compliant, and contaminant-free. The question is, which vacuum cleaner will best help you achieve these goals? To help you answer that question, here...

Visit Us at a Trade Show in 2017

Would you like to see Nilfisk equipment or visit with one of our sales reps in person? Come visit us at a trade show! Here’s our schedule for 2017. We hope to see you there! Show Dates Booth ND Safety & Health Conference February 21-22 601 Interphex March...

Our Top 5 Most Popular Blog Articles of 2016

As hard as it is to believe, 2017 is just around the corner. If you’ve been reading our blog, you’ll know that this year we’ve made a big push toward providing you with content and resources surrounding industrial safety. We’ve published articles related to...

What Does Great Look Like?

Nilfisk Business Development Manager Scott Boersma was recently interviewed for an article on the PROCESS EXPO blog. In that interview, he noted that there’s a “weird paradox” in attitudes toward some safety hazards in the food industry. Specifically, some companies...

Nilfisk VHS110 CIID2 Overview Video

The Nilfisk VHS110, single-phase industrial vacuum cleaner, is NRTL-certified for Class II, Division 2 classified (hazardous) locations. This helps facilities ensure compliance with NFPA 652 housekeeping recommendations for the safe collection of combustible dust....

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