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September 06, 2019

Keep Food and Workers Safe with Antistatic Food-Grade Color-Coded Vacuum Accessories from Nilfisk

Nilfisk introduces new color-coded food-grade vacuum accessories designed for combustible dust applications  MORGANTOWN, PA – Se…

Food Processing Nilfisk News and Updates
August 12, 2019

The Silica Standard’s “Restricted Access Area” Requirement: Explained

This post originally appeared on the TriMedia blog. The language used in regulations isn’t always straightforward, and while OSH…

Hazardous Dust Health and Safety
June 26, 2019

Top 11 Floor Cleaning Solutions for Silica Dust Applications

Last year, the silica dust rules for general industry and maritime as well as construction went into enforcement. As you know, compliance re…

Hazardous Dust Product Info
May 29, 2019

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.,…

Combustible Dust
April 24, 2019

Top 6 Vacuum Solutions for Combustible Dust Applications

Combustible dust incidents happen in almost every industry, almost every day. Fortunately, most of these don’t make headlines, in large part…

Combustible Dust
April 05, 2019

EHS Today FAQ: A Quick Guide to Safely Collect Silica Dust at your Facility

The latest issue of EHS Today features Nilfisk on the most commonly asked questions and answers regarding silica dust, along with a review o…

Hazardous Dust
March 27, 2019

Is Your Combustible Dust Risk Greater Than You Think? What You Need to Know About Kst Values

When we talk to people about combustible dust, we consistently find that they underestimate their risk. This happens across industries and i…

Combustible Dust
March 26, 2019

New Study Finds Silica Exposure Among Construction Workers at up to 10x the PEL

With OSHA’s recent silica dust rule significantly reducing the permissible exposure limit (PEL) for silica dust, some groups have been worki…

Hazardous Dust Health and Safety
March 15, 2019

Why Good Housekeeping Is Your Most Effective Combustible Dust Control

You’ve had your dust tested, and you know you have combustible dust in your facility. You’ve also completed your dust hazard analysis, so yo…

Combustible Dust
January 21, 2019

Preventing Slip, Trip, and Fall Incidents in Your Industrial Facility

On this blog, we focus a lot on worker safety hazards that can have very serious consequences — like combustible dust, which, if ignited, ca…

Health and Safety
January 04, 2019

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 reduce…

Combustible Dust Hazardous Dust Health and Safety
November 15, 2018

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…

Hazardous Dust Health and Safety
November 08, 2018

OSHA’s Top 10 Violations for 2018 — and What Non-Compliance Will Cost You

OSHA recently announced the Top 10 most frequently cited violations for fiscal year 2018. The list included the usual suspects (the Top 5 ha…

Health and Safety
October 02, 2018

Silica Dust Compliance: Has Your Insurance Company Come Knocking Yet?

We’ve written a lot about OSHA’s new silica dust rule. For the most part, we’ve focused on how you can prepare for the inevitable time when…

Hazardous Dust Health and Safety
September 26, 2018

[Webinar] Combustible Dust: 5 Things to Understand on the Road to Compliance

Local Farmers Assist Fire Crews During Fire at Agassiz Dairy Farm Firefighters Attend Baghouse Fire at Metal Refinery in Whiting, Indiana…

Combustible Dust Nilfisk News and Updates
August 22, 2018

How Daylight Donuts Keeps Their Ingredient Production Facility Clean and Their Products Safe

Executive summary Daylight Donuts is a small processing facility with big cleaning challenges. Their Oklahoma-based food plant manufactures…

Customer Testimonials Food Processing
August 01, 2018

Pneumatic Transfer Systems in Continuous Manufacturing

Many pharma companies are moving from batch to continuous processing as a way to decrease costs while also boosting quality, safety, and eff…

Pharmaceutical / Cleanrooms
June 07, 2018

Silica Dust Compliance for General Industry Q&A

The silica dust compliance deadline for general industry is coming up fast. To help companies meet this deadline, we recently hosted a webin…

Hazardous Dust Health and Safety
April 28, 2018

A Quick Overview of OSHA's Silica Dust Rule for General Industry and Maritime

Enforcement for OSHA’s new silica dust rule for general industry and maritime begins on June 23, 2018. Here’s a brief overview of the standa…

Hazardous Dust Health and Safety
April 23, 2018

Housekeeping Under OSHA’s New Beryllium Rule

Updated following OSHA issuing a new Direct Final Rule (DFR) on May 4. As we head toward the enforcement date for OSHA’s new beryllium ru…

Hazardous Dust Health and Safety
April 20, 2018

Beryllium and Worker Safety: What You Need to Know About OSHA’s New Rule

On May 11, OSHA’s new beryllium standard for general industry comes into enforcement, as do parts of the beryllium standards for constructio…

Hazardous Dust Health and Safety