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  • Food Safety Webinar

    August 28, 2015

    Weather emergencies can happen, no matter where you live. Knowing what to do during an emergency is an important part of being prepared and may make all the difference when seconds count. This includes knowing the proper food and water safety precautions to take during bad weather events, including...

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  • Improved Fire Safety for Pneumatic Control Systems

    August 28, 2015

    Now FM-approved FireChek thermal shutoffs with resettable memory shape alloy can be used to automatically shut down a pneumatic control system when a nearby fire occurs, or when the ambient temperature reaches 135, 150, or 165°F. The testability and reset ability of the FireChek separate it...

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  • Fire and Dust Explosion Preventative Measures

    August 25, 2015

    With the aggressive nature of processing powders and bulk materials through drying, shredding, granulating, and pelletizing processes, there is a high risk of generating ignition sources like sparks or embers. These hazards are quickly transported along the production line through the pneumatic...

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  • Best Practices for Fall Protection

    August 25, 2015

    As companies look to save costs and maximize space within their facilities, many are expanding upward instead of outward. Elevated work platforms and multi-level racking systems are often a less expensive option to create additional storage space and work areas. Chemical operations – and...

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  • Chemical Safety Board Chairperson Statement

    August 24, 2015

    The following is statement from presidentially appointed and senate-confirmed Chemical Safety Board (CSB) chairperson Vanessa A. Sutherland: I am honored to begin my five-year term as Chemical Safety Board (CSB) chairperson and member. I look forward to a highly productive and collaborative...

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  • Resource for Incidents Involving Hazardous Materials

    August 20, 2015

    Labelmaster offers the 2016 edition of the Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG) for anyone who handles or transports dangerous goods (hazardous materials). The ERG is a go-to manual to help responders quickly identify the specific or generic classification of the hazardous material or materials...

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  • OSHA Fines Chicken Processor $861K

    August 17, 2015

    For employees at a leading supplier of chicken to national fast food and supermarket brands, the dangers of amputation, electrocution, and hazardous falls are all in a day's work, and part of their employer's long history of violating federal worker safety and health standards. A U.S....

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  • More Than 100 Dead, 700 Injured in Chemical Blasts

    August 17, 2015

    At least 100 people died and more than 700 were injured after multiple explosions Wednesday at a warehouse in the northern port city of Tianjin, China, about 75 miles east of Beijing. Officials said thousands of people are homeless as a result of the blasts and at least 70 people were still...

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  • Inspections, Enforcement Increase after Fatalities

    August 12, 2015

    The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is increasing its enforcement efforts this week after the deaths of three miners last week. The death of three miners on August 3 has prompted the agency to start inspections on August 10 that will focus on violations associated with mining deaths....

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  • Safe Combustible Dust Explosion Isolation

    August 12, 2015

    A safe and effective means of isolating enclosures to prevent further spread of explosion pressure and flames must be an integral component of such a system. The new and improved REMBE Exkop isolation system is available for many more applications: for ST 2 dusts, reduced explosion pressures (Pred...

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