Items Tagged with 'ventilation'


Cold not the only winter hazard faced by workers

OSHA gives tips for avoiding carbon monoxide poisoning
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A worker in a New England warehouse was recently found unconscious and seizing. Several of his co-workers also became sick. The culprit? Carbon monoxide poisoning. All of the windows and doors were closed to conserve heat, there was no exhaust ventilation in the facility, and very high levels of carbon monoxide were measured at the site.

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MSHA finds fewer violations, but frequent violators persist

One mine operator cited 35 times in two years for same hazard
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December impact inspections by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) found one of the lowest number of violations to date, but Joseph A. Main, assistant secretary of labor for mine safety and health said: "We still see some mines that fail to address recurring problems that put miners at risk."

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ACGIH presents Fundamentals in Industrial Ventilation and Practical Applications of Useful Equations


ACGIH® and its renowned Industrial Ventilation Committee present two continuing education courses in September.

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Under cover of darkness...

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On the night of March13, Mine Safety and Health Administraton (MSHA) inspectors paid an unannounced visit to Redhawk Mining LLC, Redhawk # 1 Mine in Floyd County, Ky.

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Texas chemical fire ends with citations

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A chemical company's woes didn't end with the fire that burned its blending plant to the ground.

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MSHA announces results of October impact inspections

One of targeted mines was placed on pattern of violations last April
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The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) today announced that federal inspectors issued 226 citations and orders during special impact inspections conducted at eight coal mines and three metal/nonmetal mines last month.

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Manhole ventilation

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The Allegro Manhole Ventilation Passthru (MVP) (Patent Pending) is designed to maintain and redirect air flow with minimal restrictions into manholes, sewers and tanks.

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