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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

Combustible Dust Regulations, Codes, and Resources by State

Introduction The state-level regulations surrounding combustible dust are complex! Most states start with the same basic foundation — e.g., codes and standards developed by OSHA, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), and the International Code Council...

CASTEXPO 2019 Show Recap

Thanks to all our metalcasting customers and prospects for making CASTEXPO 2019 a great success! For the first time, we introduced our line of HEPA industrial vacuum cleaners and our SW8000 industrial sweeper at CASTEXPO  2019 in Atlanta, GA. In case you missed the...

Be Our Guest at ADM PACKEX Toronto Booth #1226

If you’re a professional in the manufacturing industry looking for end-to-end design and manufacturing solutions, we invite you to be our guest with this complimentary expo pass to the upcoming  ADM PACKEX Toronto 2019 from June 4-6. Nilfisk has been trusted for more...

Dust to Dust: Combustible Dust Raises Explosive Issues

As featured in May’s issue of Occupational Health & Safety magazine. Combustible dust, as defined by the National Fire Protection Association, is any finely divided solid material that is 420 microns or smaller in diameter and presents a fire or explosion hazard...

Come to our combustible dust event TODAY at AIHCE!

Just a final reminder that  TODAY is our special event at the AIHA conference (AIHCE), “Clearing the Air: Preventing Combustible Dust Hazards with the Proper Cleaning Equipment!”  Hope to see you there!  Walks-ups welcome! Details:  What:  “Clearing the Air:...

Going to AIHCE? Come to our combustible dust event!

Are you attending AIHCE next week in Denver??? What: Clearing the Air: Preventing Combustible Dust Hazards with Proper Cleaning Equipment When: Monday, May 24, 2010; 2:30 – 4:00pm CDT Where: American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition (AIHce)Hyatt Regency...

Poisoned by Paint, an Op-Ed Article

Thought this was worth sharing… (taken from The Record, written by Steve C. Gold). IT IS SUPPOSED to be a problem of the past – children poisoned by the lead in the paint in their homes. After all, the government banned lead-based paint from homes in 1978. But...
What’s a Carpet Beater Bar? (Lead RRP)

What’s a Carpet Beater Bar? (Lead RRP)

The EPA’s Lead RRP requires contractors to use a HEPA Filter Vacuum Cleaner equipped with a carpet beater bar when working in a carpeted work-area. So, one of the most common questions we’re getting in reference to the RRP is “what’s a carpet...

OSHA Gets Tough on Repeat Offenders

In late April, OSHA unveiled a new program to get tough on repeat safety offenders. The Severe Violator Enforcement Program (SVEP), which goes into effect in June, will step up enforcement against employers that have shown “indifference” to the safety of...

Great Question! DO EPA Lead Rules Apply to Homeowners?

From http://www.shawnmccadden.com/rrpedia/bid/38663/Do-EPA-RRP-lead-rules-apply-to-home-owners-who-do-their-own-work Question: We are located in a town where a majority of the homes are pre- 1940. How do the new lead rules apply to home owners who do their own work?...

Lead RRP : D-Day is Right Around the Corner

My google alerts for the Lead RRP have been OVERFLOWING with internet mentions of the upcoming EPA rule.  April 22nd is D-Day, and it seems contractors are scurrying to get certified and equip themselves with the proper tools to be in compliance.  Today, we (Nilfisk...

Combustible Dust Focus Site: www.explosionproof-vacuum.com

Have you visited our combustible dust focus site (www.explosionproof-vacuum.com) yet? Even though the industrial sector is now very aware of the risks of combustible dust, we know you still have a  lot of questions. Many of you  still aren’t sure if the material...

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