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EPA Finalizes PFAS Drinking Water Standards

EPA Finalizes PFAS Drinking Water Standards

Perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, are widely used in numerous commercial products due to their unique properties—they resist grease, oil, water, and heat. This helps protect products from stains, corrosion, weather damage, and more throughout manufacturing and transport to...
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FDA Bans PFAS in US Food Packaging

FDA Bans PFAS in US Food Packaging

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) evaluates the use of chemicals as food ingredients as well as the use of substances that make contact with food through packaging, storage, or handling. This helps ensure these chemicals are used safely and that food items are ultimately safe for...
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OSHA Switches Hard Hats to Safety Helmets

OSHA Switches Hard Hats to Safety Helmets

When it comes to staying safe in the workplace, it's imperative to keep the head protected. As one of the most critical areas of the body, any impact to the head could lead to serious injuries including concussions (i.e., brain injuries), potential brain damage, or even death.
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PPE for Vapor Abrasive Blasting

PPE for Vapor Abrasive Blasting

Media blasting is a process that combines abrasive media and water to clean and shape a variety of materials or structures. It can be used to remove coatings, clean steel, remediate mold and rid materials of other surface contaminants.
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What are CAS Numbers and the CAS System?

What are CAS Numbers and the CAS System?

Hazardous chemicals in laboratories, manufacturing, and other workplace environments pose a clear and present danger. To communicate the precise chemical compositions and the risk they pose to workers, the Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) — a division of the American Chemical Society — began...
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Heavy Machinery Corrosion Management Prevents Disasters

Heavy Machinery Corrosion Management Prevents Disasters

Heavy-duty commercial equipment remains a vital part of the construction, freight transportation, and other industries. Without massive cranes to offload cargo vessels, bulldozers, backhoes, and road graders, the world as we know it would be dramatically altered.
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Electrical Maintenance Safety Devices Improve Arc Flash Safety for Manufacturers

Electrical Maintenance Safety Devices Improve Arc Flash Safety for Manufacturers

It appears manufacturers need to implement more stringent and consistent arc flash safety methods in the workplace. According to a National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) report, 5 to 10 arc flash incidents occur daily, and thousands of workers are treated at emergency burn centers...
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Facts: Occupational Use of Fire Extinguishers

Facts: Occupational Use of Fire Extinguishers

Occupational fire extinguisher safety calls for hand-held suppressors that employees can easily access in the event of a workplace incident. Statistics indicate that portable extinguishers prevent fires from spreading so effectively that sprinkler systems are not triggered.
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