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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...
Resolve to be safe in the New Year

Resolve to be safe in the New Year

In 2011, we saw our fair share of work-related hazards…everything from combustible dust and fall hazards to silica and beryllium exposure. It seemed that everyday there was a new article related to an OSHA citation, food recall or …and we hate to say...

Cleanroom Maintenance: Sanitation via Filtration

As featured in Controlled Environments magazine Contamination control is vital for maintaining cleanroom environments. Pharmaceutical and semiconductor companies require especially stringent maintenance and sanitation programs to meet demanding standards for air...

Dust produced by polishing linked to (another) blast

In Shanghai, 61 workers were injured after aluminum dust produced by polishing cases for iPads ignited. According to a statement by the China Labor Watch, this blast at the Ri Teng Computer Accessory Company owned by Pegatron Corp. was similar to the...
Beware of Combustible Dust Levels in the Winter

Beware of Combustible Dust Levels in the Winter

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board continues to urge OSHA for a new combustible dust standard. As the winter months approach, manufacturers must continue to take proper measures to decrease combustible dust accumulations as weather conditions during this season can...
Meet your LOCAL Nilfisk Industrial Vacuums Rep (Southwest)

Meet your LOCAL Nilfisk Industrial Vacuums Rep (Southwest)

Time to meet another member of our league of housekeeping experts! Say howdy to Bruce Gordon, our Nilfisk Industrial Vacuums District Manager responsible for solving industrial housekeeping challenges in Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, and Louisiana! Bruce has been...

EPA’s Lead RRP Changes…again

From our friends at Remodeling Magazine. It’s been nearly a year since the EPA’s Lead RRP took complete effect; however, the agency is still making tweaks to the rule, stirring up some questions and frustration. Check out the below blog post from...

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