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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

Why Good Housekeeping Is Your Most Effective Combustible Dust Control

You’ve had your dust tested, and you know you have combustible dust in your facility. You’ve also completed your dust hazard analysis, so you know what processes and activities put you at the greatest risk. Now comes the most important question: What should you do...

Join us Next Month at INTERPHEX – Booth #2537

It’s that time of year again! If you’re a professional in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology or medical device industries, INTERPHEX is the place to be. This year’s show takes place in New York City from April 2 to 4. Here’s a registration link for a free expo hall...

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...

Another FoxConn incident reminds us that fire prevention is key

Yikes! Remember the FoxConn combustible dust explosion that killed several workers and stirred up worker safety issues at the Chinese iPhone manufacturer? Well, another recent fire has put them back in the headlines. While the initial cause is being blamed on a faulty...

Worker Deaths by Explosions and Fires Increase Dramatically

Not what we were hoping for. According to the  U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, 2010 saw a 47% rise in worker deaths associated with fire and explosion. According to the report, work-related fatalities resulting...
Nilfisk Industrial Vacuums Welcomes CEO!

Nilfisk Industrial Vacuums Welcomes CEO!

We are thrilled to welcome our CEO Jorgen Jensen to Nilfisk Industrial Vacuums today!  It will be Jorgen’s first visit to our new facilities and we hope he loves the building as much as we do.  In addition to touring the Morgantown facility, Jorgen will be on...
National Preparedness Month Carries into the Workplace

National Preparedness Month Carries into the Workplace

Did you know that September marks the eighth annual National Preparedenss Month, a campaign sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to raise awareness and help individuals, communities and businesses prepare for disasters. According to FEMA...
Nilfisk Industrial Vacuums Welcomes New Housekeeping Experts

Nilfisk Industrial Vacuums Welcomes New Housekeeping Experts

No matter what corner of the upper United States you’re in, you may soon be greeted by a new Nilfisk sales rep! Nilfisk Industrial Vacuums has welcomed two new district managers, representing the Northeast and Northwest portions of the country. Both Tim Lucero...

Reduce Exposure to Silica Dust

As featured on ConcreteConstruction.net Earlier this year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued their annual spring regulatory agenda, which outlines the agency’s top priorities over the next few months. Among the worker safety issues that...
Hurricane Irene Clean-up Efforts

Hurricane Irene Clean-up Efforts

While Hurricane Irene didn’t exactly live up to all the media hype, she certainly still left her mark across the eastern United States in the form of widespread power outages and severe flooding. We hope that everyone heeded the cautions and evacuation warnings...
Goodnight, Irene. Are you prepared for the Hurricane?

Goodnight, Irene. Are you prepared for the Hurricane?

As the song goes (Goodnight, Irene), hopefully this Irene will only be seen in our dreams… Just when we thought we survived one natural disaster, in the form of a very rare earthquake on the east coast, we are now gearing up for the second natural event this...

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