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Hands-on Mold Remediation Symposium at Meadowlands Exposition Center April 9

One-day event will educate professionals on cleaning, restoration and remediation of mold
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Restoration & Remediation and ICS Cleaning Specialist are holding a Mold Remediation Symposium on Tuesday, April 9 at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, N.J. in response to Superstorm Sandy, where the principals, processes and products of mold remediation will be presented in a hands-on fashion.


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New OSHA fact sheet emphasizes proper PPE use in disaster recovery

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As part of its ongoing efforts to educate workers and employers about hazards associated with cleanup work in the aftermath of weather calamities, OSHA has issued a new fact sheet highlighting the need for employers to provide their workers with appropriate personal protective equipment and the training to properly use that equipment.


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Sellstrom Manufacturing Company announces a new Director of Business Development

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Sellstrom Manufacturing Company is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Chris Gill as the new Director of Business Development. Chris brings not only an extensive knowledge of manufacturing and distribution experience, but account management and market research awareness. As an Industrial Market specialist for Sprayway, Inc. and Account Manager for Hagemeyer North America, he developed and retained customer relationships through innovative services, products and business support materials.


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CDC issues advisory on respirator selection and use at home

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If you need to collect belongings or do basic clean up in your previously flooded home, you do not usually need to use a respirator (a mask worn to prevent breathing in harmful substances), according to recommendations published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Times when you may want to use a respirator are explained below.


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Wild weather presents respiratory health threats

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2013 should see a continuation of unpredictable and at times extreme weather conditions. The New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health, www.nycosh.org, warns that hurricane cleanup and restoration work may have serious risks. Doing the wrong thing can endanger your safety, your health, and possibly your life.


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Protecting military troops with fire-resistant clothing

By Carolyn Kidd
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Being in the military and serving our country is a valiant career, but it is not without its dangers. Research into safety gear for our military personnel is one area that is always active. There are many ways for our military personnel to get hurt in the line of duty, during drills, or even during the routine course of their day-to-day activities.


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Respiratory protection in U.S.: A billion-dollar market

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U.S. manufacturers of industrial respiratory protection equipment, including respirators, masks and accessories, gas masks, respiration air supplying self-contained breathing apparatus and accessories, respirator filters and accessories, protective films, and powered air-purifying respirator systems (PAPRs) and accessories generate annual revenues of $1 billion, according to market researcher IBISWorld.


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Select the right respirator for safe breathing in explosive environs

By Grant Rowe
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In the business world, some locations are appropriate for residential construction, some for industrial and some for retail, but in each case, appropriate classification of the location is critical to success.


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ANSI fall protection standards: Keep up with changing practices & equipment

By Mark Conover
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Are you aware that fall protection standards are changing? If not, you are not alone. Since 2007, the ANSI Z359 Fall Protection Code Committee has been pumping out new fall protection consensus standards.


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How to handle eye & face protection resistance

By Hardy Sides
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OSHA requires the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) to reduce employee exposure to hazards when engineering and administrative controls are not feasible or effective


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