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  • Mole-Master Receives Safety Honors

    May 13, 2015

    Mole-Master Services Corp. has again been recognized by the Mid-Ohio Safety Council for the silo and bin cleaning company's outstanding worker safety record.   Co-sponsored by the Marietta Area Chamber of Commerce and Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation, the honor spotlights...

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  • Managing Grain Bin Safety in Multiple Locations

    May 8, 2015

    By Joe Florkowski Preventing accidents in grain bins and silos may be challenging but an Ohio-based milling company shared how it evaluates storage space and promotes safety across multiple locations and hundreds of facilities during the 119th annual International Association of Operative Millers...

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  • Dust Hazard Assessment Strategies

    May 8, 2015

    By Joe Florkowski The hows and whys of combustible dust explosions and how to prevent them were part of the focus of the second and final day of the 119th annual International Association of Operative Millers conference at the Palm Springs Convention Center in Palm Springs, Thursday, May 7. Dr....

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  • Smoother Tank Truck and Railcar Loading

    May 7, 2015

    These heavy-duty tracking gangways provide smoother operations for tank truck and railcar loading applications. The loading racks are part of the “Green Access & Fall Protection” line, are designed with ease of installation in mind, and are engineered in compliance with OSHA...

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  • Combustible Dust, Sanitary Design Hot Topics

    May 6, 2015

    By Joe Florkowski Sanitary design and combustible dust were among the topics discussed on the first day of the 119th annual International Association of Operative Millers conference at the Palm Springs Convention Center in Palm Springs Wednesday. When designing a sanitary facility, location,...

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  • Grain Entrapments, Confined Space Incidents Rise in 2014

    May 5, 2015

    By Joe Florkowski, managing editor, Powder & Bulk Solids There were at least 70 confined space-related injuries and fatalities in the U.S. in 2014, up slightly from 2013, according to a new report issued by Purdue University. Of the 70 confined-space cases documented in 2014, more than half...

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  • Reverse Acting Rupture Disc Unveiled

    May 5, 2015

    Building on its KUB Rupture Disc technology, REMBE now specializes in laser-sublimation and IP-technology. Both of these processes provide the foundation for the advanced IKB Reverse Acting Bursting Disc.   Based on sublimation technology, material transition from a solid to gaseous...

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  • Growing Market for Safer Chemicals

    May 4, 2015

    A new report finds significant market growth potential for safer, less toxic chemicals. The report from Trucost, an independent research firm, builds a strong case for the growing market potential for safer chemicals based on an in-depth examination of economic research, market trends, and...

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  • Hazardous Materials Identification Labels

    May 4, 2015

    Labelmaster, a leading provider of solutions for hazardous material transport compliance, has partnered with the American Coatings Association (ACA) to offer Hazardous Materials Identification System (HMIS) labels. HMIS labels can help serve as a means of complying with the U.S. Occupational...

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  • Meeting to Help Prevent Major Chemical Incidents

    May 4, 2015

    The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) will hold a public business meeting on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, to address several mission related issues including the status of an investigation plan, protocol and governance policies. “This is the first CSB public business meeting in some time...

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