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The Bottom Line on Pharmaceutical Combustible Dust

It’s a known fact: Most production processes create some kind of dust. In pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities, airborne dust particles (some toxic) may be combustible. If you manage a pharma-production facility, knowing what processes create dust and what dusts are combustible … Read More

Get Rid of the Dreaded ‘Dirty Sock Syndrome’

No, we’re not talking about your week-old gym socks you forgot to wash!  If you notice a foul, musky smell when your air conditioning unit is turned on, it could be suffering from a potentially harmful condition known as “Dirty … Read More

Are Your Fire Doors Protecting You?

As you schedule inspections and services to keep your facility clean, safe and code-compliant, remember your fire doors. Are they functioning and working as they should? Are your fire doors protecting you? Why Fire Doors are Important Fire-rated doors are … Read More

Alert! Now is the Time to Be in Compliance with NFPA 652

The NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) recently revised its NFPA 652, “Standard on the Fundamentals of Combustible Dust.”  While there are several revisions, the most notable update is the new deadline for industrial manufacturers to complete a dust hazard analysis … Read More

Are You Safe at Work? OSHA Compliance is the Law

It’s true—we’re spending more time at our workplace. It’s estimated that within a typical 50-year period of employment, the American worker will spend over 13 years of his/her life on the job. If you’re an employer, a clean and safe … Read More