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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’s Revised National Emphasis Program for Respirable Crystalline Silica

Last month, OSHA established a revised National Emphasis Program (NEP) to reduce occupational exposure to respirable crystalline silica in general industry, maritime, and construction. The agency will use a combination of inspection targeting, outreach to employers,...

JOIN US AT MODEX 2020- Booth #1024

It's that time of year again! If you’re a professional in the manufacturing, distribution and supply chain equipment and systems industries, MODEX  is the place to be. This year’s show takes place in Atlanta, GA from March 9 to 12. Looking for the best cleaning...

What OSHA’s Switch to Leading Indicators Means for Your Safety Program

Late last year, OSHA announced that it would move toward using leading indicators to assess workplace safety programs. This article reviews what leading indicators are, how they can benefit corporate safety programs, and where you can find more information about how...

Quick Facts About Hot Work Fire Hazards

This article is Part 2 of our “Quick Facts About Fire Hazards” series. Check out the post on combustible dust. And stay tuned for posts on flammable liquids and gases, equipment and machinery, and electrical hazards. According to U.S. Chemical Safety Board...

The Value of Clean [Infographic]

Cleanliness isn’t just next to godliness. It’s next to healthiness and productivity as well. This infographic from ISSA shows how much you can save by promoting cleanliness in your facility. © ISSA

Nilfisk Launches Wet/Dry Cleanroom Vacuum

Nilfisk introduces the VHS110 CR cleanroom industrial vacuum cleaner, designed specifically for cleanroom environments up to Class 10 (ISO 4). Complete with three stages of filtration, the VHS110 CR safely collects fine dust for operator safety while meeting FDA...

Quick Facts About Combustible Dust Fire Hazards

This article is Part 1 of our “Quick Facts About Fire Hazards” series. Stay tuned for posts on hot work, flammable liquids and gases, equipment and machinery, and electrical hazards. We put out a ton of content about combustible dust, and we know not everyone has the...

Top 10 Industries That Violate OSHA’s Housekeeping Standard

As we mentioned in a previous blog, the penalties for OSHA violations will increase a whopping 78% on August 1. If you want to avoid costly fines, you need to become compliant as soon as possible. That includes complying with 29 CFR 1910.22, which is the main OSHA...

Top 10 Most Cited OSHA Standards in Food Manufacturing

Come August 2, the maximum penalties for OSHA fines will go up in their first increase since 1990. The jump will not be small. To make up for 26 years of not adjusting for inflation, the agency will hike its fines by 78% this year. For Serious, Other-Than-Serious, and...

5 Major Causes of Industrial Fires and Explosions

Industrial fires and explosions cost companies and governments billions of dollars every year, not to mention the loss of life, which can’t be described in monetary terms. According to the most recent fire statistics from the National Fire Protection Association...

NFPA Codes for Food Manufacturers [Infographic]

If you’re in the food manufacturing industry, you’re at risk of a combustible dust explosion. As a companion to our popular Food Manufacturer’s Guide to Fire Prevention Through Housekeeping, we’ve put together this handy infographic...

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