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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...
Pneumatic Transfer Systems in Continuous Manufacturing

Pneumatic Transfer Systems in Continuous Manufacturing

Many pharma companies are moving from batch to continuous processing as a way to decrease costs while also boosting quality, safety, and efficiency. In the latest issue of Solid Dose Digest, Nilfisk business development development manager Luca Di Siervi explained how...
Latest Updates to OSHA’s Silica and Beryllium Rules

Latest Updates to OSHA’s Silica and Beryllium Rules

The last few weeks have seen several anticipated changes to new OSHA rules. Here are the latest updates for crystalline silica and beryllium. Silica: Interim enforcement guidance issued for general industry and maritime On June 25, OSHA issued an interim enforcement...
Top 10 Vacuums for Silica Dust Applications

Top 10 Vacuums for Silica Dust Applications

On June 23, the silica dust rule for general industry and maritime goes into enforcement. The construction rule is already up and running. As you know, compliance requires exposure control plans to be developed and implemented, which for many companies means...
Silica Dust Compliance for General Industry Q&A

Silica Dust Compliance for General Industry Q&A

The silica dust compliance deadline for general industry is coming up fast. To help companies meet this deadline, we recently hosted a webinar entitled “Silica Dust: Practicing Proactive Housekeeping for General Industry Compliance” (watch the full recording here)....
Powder & Bulk Solids 2018 Show Recap

Powder & Bulk Solids 2018 Show Recap

This week, we wrapped up the Spring trade show season with the Powder & Bulk Solids show in Rosemont, IL! We had a great time speaking with industry professionals on compliant cleaning equipment and safe housekeeping practices. Take a look at booth #1201 and this...

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