Facility Safety

Superior Mfg. Group adds new designs to NoTrax® Safety Message Mats

March 14, 2014

Superior Manufacturing Group, the industry-leading makers of NoTrax®, Akro™, APEX™, and HomeTrax Designs™ floor matting products, has added  new updated designs to the Safety Message Mat product line.


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Communities continue to call for stronger protections as chemical incidents rise

A report from the Center for Effective Government
March 13, 2014

As the number of chemical disasters and injuries continues to mount in 2014, evidence shows that the risks that chemical facilities present to the local communities in which they are located are greater than many residents previously understood. The Center for Effective Government has created a set of maps, showing how close many of these facilities are to schools and hospitals.


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Heavy duty HEPA vacuum for 110 gallon drums

March 12, 2014

EXAIR’s new 110 Gallon Heavy Duty HEPA Vac is a powerful, HEPA quality, industrial vacuum cleaner. The higher capacity drum means that fewer drum changes will be required during clean-up. The Heavy Duty HEPA Vac is designed to move more material with less wear.


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New toxic chemical bill would weaken protections, critics charge

March 11, 2014

Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL) released a draft bill entitled the Chemicals in Commerce Act (CICA) on Thursday, Feb. 27 that provides no significant improvements in protecting public health and the environment from toxic chemicals. Many of the provisions in the draft bill maintain the already deficient approaches to health protections now included under the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), our nation's outdated and ineffective chemical safety law.


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"The U.S. is facing an industrial chemical crisis"

CSB chief testifies before Senate about preventable accidents
March 10, 2014

The Chevron refinery fire in California in 2012 – the West Texas explosion last year – the West Virginia water crisis in January: All of these were preventable accidents. The United States is facing an industrial chemical safety crisis. After all of these accidents, we hear frustration and heartbreak.  Workers, emergency responders, and the public continue to die and suffer injuries.


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How to prevent repetitive strain injuries

March 10, 2014
Whether you work at a computer, installing ceiling tiles, butchering meat, or on an assembly line, your job likely requires you to perform the same task or movement over and over again - which could put you at risk of developing a repetitive strain injury (RSI).


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Severe injury at Texas manufacturing co. was only the latest

OSHA charges company with creating a “dangerous work environment”
March 6, 2014

An OSHA inspection into an incident in which a worker’s arms being crushed while he was operating an unguarded machine uncovered information about two other incidents at the same facility; both of them involving severe injuries to employees while operating similar machinery.


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Wisc. worker made ill by chlorine gas exposure

After danger was known, company didn’t move other workers out of area
March 4, 2014

An aluminum plant worker sickened by hazardous chlorine gas while changing cylinders brought OSHA inspectors to Beck Aluminum Alloys Ltd., which operates Beck Aluminum Racine, for a close look at the company’s Racine, Wisc. plant.


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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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Can't stand it? Anti-fatigue mats reduce pain and stress; increase productivity

March 4, 2014
Most facility managers — whether they work in schools, offices, or industrial locations — are well aware of the benefits of entry mats


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