2312, 2015

Health Hazards of Metal Fume | Dual Draw

Metal Fume Fever: Every Industrial Worker’s Enemy Industrial manufacturing processes often produce fumes that can easily harm the health of the workers if not controlled. A common condition experienced in a manufacturing setting by operators is metal fume fever. This illness presents influenza-type symptoms. There are no specific

1812, 2015

Dust: The Silent Killer in Construction Sites | Dual Draw

A little dust here and there might not seem like that big of a deal; frequently operators work longer than they should without adequate air filtration or safety masks. From drilling, sawing, grinding, sanding, chiseling, cabling and even sweeping, however, the activities inside construction sites produce an extremely

1411, 2015

What You Need To Know About Downdraft Table OSHA Compliance

Safety in the industrial and manufacturing workplace is necessary for having a sound, profitable business and complying with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. As most know, OSHA is the federal agency tasked with overseeing workplace safety, and if you’re not in compliance with

909, 2015

Save Lives and Reduce Explosion Hazards With Downdraft Tables

From the dawn of the industrial age people have been achieving incredible technical feats that worked to improve the everyday lifestyle of society. However, with the industries’ rapid expansions the question of health and safety hazards has sometimes been overlooked. Unfortunately no one challenged

2108, 2015

Handling Combustible Dust: What You Should Know

Combustible dust is a more serious problem than you might think. Between 1980 and 2005, the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) identified 281 combustible dust incidents. These events killed 119 workers, injured 718, and did extensive damage to numerous industrial facilities. Things

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