There are countless examples that can be used to pinpoint the dangers of combustible dust. Whether you are looking at the amount of deaths caused by the various forms of combustible dust or the amount of injuries, it is a grim view. For example, in 2010, three workers were killed in an explosion in West
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Chemicals are sometimes a normal part of a workplace. Many laboratories deal with industrial strength chemicals that must be handled with extreme caution on a daily basis. No matter the amount of industrial safety precautions taken, there is a chance that you or your workers could experience chemical exposure in ways that could be harmful
OSHA, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, is an integral part of keeping workers safe. Their list of regulations is expansive and non-exhaustive, but should be followed with every available effort. There are different OSHA safety compliance rules for different industries, so it is important to have a clear definition of what is expected of
The New Year will be starting off with new rules from OSHA. Recently, OSHA announced that it has made two key changes to it’s recordkeeping rule. Industries that have proven to have low incident rates of illness and injury are being added to the partially exempt list for recordkeeping. This change is to ensure that
Both chemical exposure and combustible dust are ongoing threats to the lives of countless workers every year. OSHA has taken steps recently with both hazards to try and maintain awareness and minimize risks. With lots of prodding from the CSB and stakeholders in general, OSHA has been working diligently to minimize work accidents overall, train
Below is an article that relates to some OSHA guidelines as they pertain to some specific hazardous chemicals – including a tool kit that identifies safe substitutes for many of these chemicals. An addition to your toolkit that you may want to consider may be some DualDraw fume control equipment, such as a downdraft table.
There are many faces to the world of welding, but they all risk a similar danger: exposure to welding fumes. For a better understanding of the dangers of welding fumes, we need to look at the chemicals being released into the air during the different stages of welding. The horrors of inhaled welding fumes involve
2014 has been a busy year! Our industry presence as a premier industrial dust and fume collection equipment manufacturer continues to grow and we are happy to share with you our latest news. Fall Happenings…DualDraw will be showing an impressive display of our signature downdraft solutions at FABTECH this year. The show is next week,
Atlanta, GA DualDraw will be showing its premier industrial air filtration products at the upcoming FabTech trade show, November 11-13, 2014, at Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. FabTech is North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, welding, and finishing event. Please make a point to stop at the DualDraw booth to take a look at
A terrible combustible dust tragedy happened last weekend in China when an explosion at a Chinese Auto parts factory occurred. Currently, there are 75 fatalities and 186 injured. In response to the disaster, pressure on US regulators to act on standards is on the rise. For more information on the incident, please click the link
U.S. Chemical Safety Board releases new video urging OSHA to create comprehensive combustible dust standardsadmin2019-05-07T23:36:48+00:00
The US Chemical Safety Board came out with a new video last week in which they urged OSHA to “issue comprehensive combustible dust standard for general industry with clear requirements to prevent fires and explosions from combustible dust.” This follows the Chemical Safety Board bold stance taken last year in declaring OSHA’s response to its
Do you have an air quality problem? Are you trying to determine if a downdraft table is the right solution? Below are two steps to start your process on how to best select a downdraft table that is just right for you. If you are unfamiliar with industrial air filtration systems that help contain dust