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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

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

Earlier this 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...

What Happens During a Cleaning Site Assessment?

If you’ve explored our website, you’ve likely seen forms urging you to sign up for a site assessment. But what exactly does that mean? This article briefly reviews what happens during a site assessment and the benefits of having an outside consultant visit your...

FSMA Compliance for the Food Industry: Sanitary Operations cGMP

As part of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), current good manufacturing practice (cGMP) regulations for food manufacturing, processing, packaging, and holding were updated for the first time since 1986. They can be found in Title 21 of the Code of Federal...

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...

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...

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