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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...

When Life Gives You Lemons…

This morning our office staff here in Malvern, PA, changed gears for a moment to kick-off 2 days of raising money for the local based charity, Alex’s Lemonade Stand, which over the years has raised 19 million dollars for childhood cancer research.As staff...

Aircraft Overhaul Personnel Can Breathe Easier

Aircraft overhaul is a dusty business. Debris is generated throughout the entire process and can create an inefficient and unhealthy work environment. A strong maintenance plan is key, which is why Nilfisk CFM, the world’s leading industrial vacuum manufacturer,...

That’s Nuts! Industrial Vacuum Collects Almond Dust

This is just nuts…well almonds to be exact…    We recently produced the below state-of-the art video case study to showcase the success that Harris Woolf, a major US almond producer, has experienced since purchasing a Nilfisk CFM 137 industrial vacuum...

Industrial Vacuum Cleaners Vs. Shop-style Vacuums

While at the Electric Power show this week I seemed to hear this alot: “Why can your vacuum handle coal dust when my shop vacuum won’t?” That seems to be a big question in the industrial vacuum cleaner world. Whether its coal dust, wood shavings or...

Welcome to the Nilfisk CFM blog!

Welcome to the Nilfisk CFM Blog! We hope you’ll use this blog to post your thoughts and questions and share with us your individual maintenance experiences and applications. Have fun blogging…we’re looking forward to getting to know you...

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