Articles Tagged with ''Combustible dust''

Combustible dust and hazmat exposure found at NY cabinetmaker

Company cited for inadequate PPE as well
April 8, 2014

A New York manufacturing company exposed its workers to fire, explosion hazards and a potential occupational carcinogen, according to OSHA, which has levied a $51,800 fine against Salko Kitchens, Inc. "These workers face both immediate and long-term health and safety hazards from on-site conditions," said Kimberly Castillon, OSHA's area director in Albany.


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Camfil APC expands corporate headquarters, opens new office facility

April 8, 2014

Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC) has expanded its corporate headquarters here with the recent opening of a 13,600 sq. ft. (1,263 sq. meter) office facility for sales and administrative staff. The facility includes open-plan and private offices for 85 employees and a training center to be used for customer and internal training and educational programs.


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New brochure describes dust collectors for mining industry

Farr Gold Series® dust collectors reduce emissions, maximize production
March 18, 2014

A new brochure from Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC) describes the company's line of Farr Gold Series® dust and fume collectors for mining applications. The high efficiency collectors offer proven solutions to dust control in mining operations to protect workers, equipment and the environment - reducing emissions while maximizing production.


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Calculating the cost: is housekeeping the best way to reduce combustible dust risks?

March 4, 2014
There’s no way around it, combustible dust is costly. The highest cost comes when combustible dust is ignored: people die.


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At long last, OSHA’s combustible dust rule to move forward in 2014

January 8, 2014

A rule to establish standards for combustible dust that’s been in the works since 2009 is scheduled to move closer to completion in 2014, with a proposed draft regulation due this spring. Worker safety advocates and agencies like the Chemical Safety Board (CSB) have expressed frustration over OSHA’s failure to make faster progress in making a combustible dust regulatory change.


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Vacuum accessory by Camfil Air Pollution Control

January 2, 2014
New “Clean Sweep” pneumatic vacuum accessory from Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC) provides an economical clean-up solution


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Lightweight 4-gas monitor by Scantek

January 2, 2014
Scantek’s RKI GX-2009 four-gas monitor weighs only 4.6 ounces and fits in the palm of your hand


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Portable heating solutions for worker safety and comfort

December 4, 2013
This article will focus on portable heating technologies available for emergency, temporary and supplemental use, and how to decide on the best solution for your needs.


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Video case study describes pioneering application for cartridge-style dust collection

November 21, 2013

Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC), a leading producer of industrial dust and fume collectors, has published a video case study showcasing dust collection solutions for Watts Water Technologies, Inc.


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Options for a zero-tolerance approach to dust accumulation

November 4, 2013
Combustible dust risks are not new. In 2003, there were three catastrophic dust explosions that killed 14 workers.


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