OSHA held its first virtual stakeholder meeting June 28 to seek input about combustible dust workplace hazards. More than 400 people participated in the live event and more than 100 others read the archived chat online since then. During the one hour event, OSHA published 160 comments to the chat window and provided 58 responses. Go to the Combustible Dust Web…Continue
Posted on July 1, 2010 at 8:27am
Posted on May 26, 2010 at 4:13pm
Curiously I have not seen any comments in our blogs on this catastrophe. Certainly a very serious event that could have been prevented. This event has certainly added fuel to the political fire regarding future oil drilling within USA territorial waters. WHAT DO YOU THINK?
Posted on May 17, 2010 at 3:03pm — 3 Comments
WHAT DO YOU THINK?
Seeking Input on Combining Documents
The Council reviewed the request of NFPA Staff to combine NFPA 61, NFPA 484, NFPA 654, NFPA 655, and NFPA 664 into a single document. The rationale for this request is recent investigations, some receiving national attention, by the U.S.…Continue
Posted on April 19, 2010 at 2:27pm
Dust fire fourth since 2003 at plant
By Marcia Moore
The Daily Item
KREAMER — Tuesday's fiery explosion in a Wood-Mode Inc. sawdust silo is the fourth in seven years, a record that jibes with national research suggesting that combustible dust is a serious…Continue
Posted on April 19, 2010 at 9:17am