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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...
Combustible Dust Incidents from 15 Industries

Combustible Dust Incidents from 15 Industries

Combustible dust is one of the most under-recognized hazards in industrial facilities. This is because many people, even safety professionals, are unaware of how common combustible dust is and how dangerous it can be. Combustible dust is present in nearly every...
Our Top 5 Articles of 2017

Our Top 5 Articles of 2017

As we look back on 2017, we can unequivocally say it was an exciting year for the safety industry. We saw some new standards (e.g., OSHA’s silica dust rule) come into enforcement, while others (OSHA’s combustible dust standard) were taken off the table, at least for...
Federal Appeals Court Upholds Silica Dust Rule

Federal Appeals Court Upholds Silica Dust Rule

On December 22, a federal appeals court upheld OSHA’s new silica dust rule, rejecting a challenge filed by North America’s Building Trades Unions. The rule, which went into enforcement on September 23, 2017, reduces the permissible exposure limit (PEL) for workers in...

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