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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

Silica, OSHA, Combustible Dust: Our Top 5 Articles of 2018

Happy New Year! 2018 was an eventful year, especially in the regulatory arena. In particular, OSHA’s new silica dust rule drastically reduced workers’ permissible exposure limit (PEL) for respirable crystalline silica. This topic, along with other regulatory issues,...

Does Your Industrial Sweeper Need a HEPA Filter Under OSHA’s New Silica Dust Rule?

This is one of the most common questions we get about OSHA’s new silica dust rule. The short answer is: No, as long as you follow the other applicable requirements and properly maintain the equipment. Let’s dig in a little more. Both the construction standard and the...

UPDATE: CSB Issues Call to Action on Combustible Dust Management and Control

Dec. 3 update -- The CSB has extended the deadline for responses until Dec. 31, 2018. Email combustibledust@csb.gov for more information or to submit your comments. Last month, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board issued a call to action on combustible dust hazards as part...
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...
Nilfisk Receives Excellence Award from local Grainger branch

Nilfisk Receives Excellence Award from local Grainger branch

Many thanks to Grainger’s Southeast WI sales team for recognizing Nilfisk Industrial Vacuums  as one of their top 3 suppliers! The Partners in Performance Excellence award was presented to Scott at a local Grainger Supplier event in appreciation of our great...

Combustible Dust Article from 1878 is Still Timely Today

A member of the Combustible Dust Policy Institute Group on LinkedIn, recently shared this historical New  York Times combustible dust article from 1878! (The Minneapolis Disaster, 1878 Combustible Dust Explosion Kills 17) The century-old article demonstrates that...

Big Changes to the EPA RRP Lead Rule: Summary

On July 15, 2011 the EPA finally released a PREPUBLICATION VERSION of the final rule. The 113 pagedocument touched on many points that contractors have been waiting on. Fortunately, Mark Paskell of The Contractor Coaching Partnership, created a great summary of the...

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