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4 03, 2013

Imperial Sugar avoids criminal charges for fatal Georgia plant dust explosion

The following article was written and posted on the Hazardexonthenet.net Websiteon February 28th 2013. This article shows the importance of businesses following the safety codes that are regulated by organizations such as OSHA & NFPA. Imperial Sugar avoids criminal charges for fatal Georgia plant dust explosion 28 February 2013 THE US JUSTICE DEPARTMENT SAID IT

1 03, 2013

OSHA Article on Combustible Dust, 3/1/2013

Here is an interesting note via the OSHA newsletter (3/1/2013) about a citation involving Combustible Dust. OSHA cites 3 companies after combustible dust flash fire claims lives of 2 workers at Texas work site OSHA has cited Watco Mechanical Services, Jordan General Contractors Inc. and JP Electric after a combustible dust flash fire claimed the

14 02, 2013

Combustible Dust News Article, 2/11/2013

The following article was written and posted on the Occupational Health and Safety Website on February 11th 2013. Five years after combustible dust explosions heavily damaged the Imperial Sugar refinery in Port Wentworth, Ga., exploded, killing 13 workers and injuring many more, U.S. Rep. George Miller, D-Calif., plans to introduce a bill to require OSHA

7 02, 2013

DualDraw Solutions for Aircraft Manufacturing Customers

Systech Design, located in the mid Atlantic region, has been a well qualified distributor of DualDraw dust and fume collection products for many years. Experts in helping their customers solve tough air quality problems, Systech recently leveraged DualDraw products to improve and make safer certain production processes for a multi-national aircraft manufacturing customer. This particular

16 01, 2013

Combustible dust 10 years later: Is your facility in compliance?

Ten years ago (in 2003), the U.S. Chemical Safety Board launched investigations of three major industrial explosions involving combustible dust.These explosions — in North Carolina, Kentucky, and Indiana — cost 14 lives and caused numerous injuries and substantial property losses. The board responded by launching a nationwide study to determine the scope of the problem and recommend

10 01, 2013

DualDraw mail screening products can address safety concerns

Since the unfortunate Anthrax letter incidents in October 2001, DualDraw has been servicing the mail screening equipment needs of organizations around the world, particularly the U.S. Government. But did you know our products can also be used to protect mail center screenings at private companies across the country? Just this week (Jan. 2, 2013), a

20 12, 2012

Downdraft Booths

The DualDraw TB Series It’s recognized that downdraft ventilation for industrial processes is a proven way to capture harmful dust and fumes. However, the style of the downdraft work surface typically involves a trade-off between versatility (a flat, open style) and containment (more enclosed and contained style) that customers must make with their particular process

7 12, 2012

DualDraw Homeland Security Products

NOTE:  Visit our new site dedicated to just our screening products at: www.DualDrawHomeland.com!!! Christmas is the busiest mailing season of the year. Did you know that DualDraw’s air filtration technology is currently making it safer for hundreds of organizations to receive letters and packages? DualDraw’s mail screening downdraft tables also protect the breathing zones of the

30 11, 2012

The Advantages of Downdraft Tables

A downdraft table is a great product to use for air filtration when the process you are performing generates a dust or fume and can be accomplished on top of a work surface.  Grinding, welding, cutting, gluing, painting, sawing, or chopping – these are common applications that are effectively addressed using a downdraft table. Downdraft tables

9 11, 2012

The DualDraw Approach

Examples of the “DualDraw Approach” and building the best solutions for our customers. DualDraw is known for building its equipment to specifically address customer air-quality issues. While it doesn’t happen often, if it’s determined that we are unable to help a customer address a particular air-quality issue, we will respectfully lead the customer to another

26 10, 2012

Meet DualDraw at FabTech

Meet DualDraw at FabTech, Booth N-2506, Las Vegas Convention Center, Nov. 12-14, 2012 Come out and meet DualDraw, and see our products in action at the upcoming FabTech Show, held at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Nov. 12-14. We will be exhibiting some of our patented dust- and fume-collection solutions, including our signature downdraft equipment

25 10, 2012

DualDraw Products for Dust Collection

Seems like dust is everywhere nowadays, doesn’t it? Well, dust isn’t just a work-place nuisance. Certain kinds of dust are hazardous to employees when inhaled, are dangerous as potential combustibles, or can cross-contaminate adjacent sensitive processes or equipment in a facility. At DualDraw, our patented air filtration solutions efficiently contain and filter any type of