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FR cooling apparel, reflective bands for hard hats

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:


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Two workers killed in Texas combustible dust flash fire

Multiple safety violations for three companies

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.
 


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House bill targets deadly dust explosions

Combustible dust protections caught up in red tape

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.


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Combustible gas detector provides rapid 3-second response to dangerous leaks

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.


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New product release from ENMET: EX-6100 Sensor/Transmitter for combustible gases

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.


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Al. furniture workers exposed to combustible dust

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.


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Camfil Farr's new spark arrestor protects against dust

Camfil Farr APC has introduced a new spark arrestor that provides superior protection to its Gold Series® cartridge dust and fume collection systems.


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Combustible dust hazards found at Dallas feed company

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.
 


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Imperial Sugar president “disappointed” in lack of combustible dust standard

This morning’s AIHce 2012 General Session speaker brought a special perspective to the topic of combustible dust danger.


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Why Flame Resistant Workwear? Understanding Workplace Hazards and OSHA Compliance

By defining the leading causes of flash fires, electric arc and molten metal splatter, we will address the ways in which companies can better protect their employees from such hazards through proper staff outfitting. In the topic, we will discuss the benefits of – and recent developments to – flame-resistant workwear and what to consider when creating a program for your employees.

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