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.
Dust collector filters also function as flame arrestors
May 31, 2012
Camfil Farr Air Pollution Control (APC) has expanded its line of integrated safety monitoring filters (SMF) for Gold Series® cartridge dust collectors. In addition to the current HEPA filters available for critical applications, the company now offers ASHRAE-grade filters where a more economical option is needed.
Chemist warned of dust's danger to first responders' lungs
May 9, 2012
An EPA scientist who was fired after accusing the agency of covering up caustic dust hazards at Ground Zero will get her job back, under a recent order by the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB).
OSHA finds hazards made worse by combustible dust buildup
May 8, 2012
In the aftermath of a fire at a New Hampshire wood pellet manufacturing plant on Oct. 20, 2011, OSHA has cited New England Wood Pellet LLC for alleged repeat and serious violations of workplace safety standards.
A new 24-page Spanish language brochure from Camfil Farr Air Pollution Control (APC) showcases the company's extensive capabilities in the design and
manufacture of dust collectors for a wide range of processes.