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Items Tagged with 'combustible'
From explosion-proof lights to tough-but-gentle hand cleaners to emergency showers, here are the top OEHS-related products as featured on ISHN.com:
OSHA has cited Watco Mechanical Services, Jordan General Contractors Inc. and JP Electric after a combustible dust flash fire claimed the lives of two workers at a Hockley, Texas work site. Proposed penalties for the three companies total $119,840.
A group of House Democrats introduced legislation this week that aims to protect workers from combustible dust – a fire and explosion threat that has killed or injured hundreds in recent decades.
The advanced Model IR400 Point IR Combustible Gas Detector from General Monitors features an industry-leading three-second T90 response time to the presence of combustible hydrocarbon-based gases, which allows plant operators to respond quickly to gas leaks and avoid potential accidents.
Here are the week’s top Product Innovations from www.ISHN.com:
The EX-6100, 24 VDC, Combustible Gas Sensor/Transmitter utilizes a matched pair of catalytic elements. The sensor can be calibrated for 0-100% LEL hydrogen, methane, propane, butane or other combustible hydrocarbons.
Scholar Craft Products Inc., doing business as Melsur Corp., has been cited by OSHA for 25 safety and health violations following an inspection at its Birmingham furniture manufacturing plant.
Camfil Farr APC has introduced a new spark arrestor that provides superior protection to its Gold Series® cartridge dust and fume collection systems.
OSHA has cited Southwest Feed Mills Inc. with 12 serious safety violations for exposing workers to combustible dust, falls, unguarded machines and other hazards at the company's Dallas facility. A December 2011 inspection was initiated as part of OSHA's Regional Emphasis Program on Grain Handling Facilities. Proposed penalties total $45,000.
This morning’s AIHce 2012 General Session speaker brought a special perspective to the topic of combustible dust danger.