OSHA Raises Safety Violation Penalties

Meeting the OSHA Silica Rule requirements has always been important because of the known protection to worker health. But if that was not enough to encourage compliance, maybe the new higher penalties will be. [continue reading] OSHA Raises Safety Violation Penalties

MSHA Enforcement: RESPA® saves Underground Silica Mine Thousands in MSHA FINES

When permissible exposure limits (PELs) are exceeded, companies can face heavy fines. Thankfully, Sy-Klone offers the RESPA® Series products that have proven case studies to show their effectiveness in reducing exposure, thus helping to reduce fines. [continue reading] MSHA Enforcement: RESPA® saves Underground Silica Mine Thousands in MSHA FINES

16 Facts about Beryllium and Why You Should Care

OSHA is about to enforce requirements to limit exposure to Beryllium on job sites and for a good reason–It is deadly.  We’ve heard a lot about the new Silica Rule, but knowing the facts about beryllium is just as important.  OSHA estimates that around 11,500 construction workers are exposed to beryllium on job sites throughout the country, mostly through coal slag, which is commonly used in abrasive sandblasting. Like other respirable particulates found in construction, beryllium has been linked to a lung disease, specifically chronic beryllium disease.  The disease kills around 100 people each year. [continue reading] 16 Facts about Beryllium and Why You Should Care

Sy-Klone Featured in Construction in Focus Magazine

Sy-Klone International is featured in the February 2018 Construction in Focus magazineThe article focuses on Sy-Klone’s efforts to bring clean air to engines and humans through its innovative technologies

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Sy-Klone to Exhibit at AIHce 2018 in Philadelphia in May

Sy-Klone International is gearing up for an exciting trade show–the American Industrial Hygiene Conference & Expo in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 21-23. [continue reading] Sy-Klone to Exhibit at AIHce 2018 in Philadelphia in May

Fire Dozers: Keeping Air Clean in the Heat of Action

For many years, firefighting dozers have been open cab machines. With the advent of heavy-duty HVAC systems and the ability to build integrated sealed cab environments, enclosed cabs on Fire Dozers have become a reality. [continue reading] Fire Dozers: Keeping Air Clean in the Heat of Action

Is the Enclosed Cabin on Your Farm Tractor Making You Sick?

Tractor cabs are notoriously dusty environments. Fresh air is drawn into the HVAC system from behind the tractor, bringing in air is filled with airborne dirt, fertilizer, pesticides, and allergens. The fresh air filter is quickly overwhelmed. [continue reading] Is the Enclosed Cabin on Your Farm Tractor Making You Sick?

Sy-Klone® Introduces the RESPA®-CF2

        Jacksonville, FL—February 15, 2017—Sy-Klone International announces the immediate release of the RESPA®-CF2, the most advanced Cab Air Quality System, delivering a powered precleaner, filter, and pressurizer in one compact, customizable unit. This latest innovation from Sy-Klone International offers the highest quality of filtration and pressurization at the lowest cost. [continue reading] Sy-Klone® Introduces the RESPA®-CF2

Case Study: RESPA-CF and CFX on Quebec Crusher Cab

Summary:
RESPA®-CF Vortex HyperFLOW Fresh Air system with Electronic Pressure Monitor and RESPA®-CFX Recirculated Air system were installed. Results after 1,120 hours: no HVAC breakdowns or clean outs, air quality dramatically improved. The operator was very happy with the improved air quality in the cab. [continue reading] Case Study: RESPA-CF and CFX on Quebec Crusher Cab

NIOSH Reports on The Effectiveness of Several Enclosed Cab Filters and Systems for Reducing DPM

Read the NIOSH white paper:

The Effectiveness of Several Enclosed Cab Filters and Systems for Reducing Diesel Particulate Matter
by James Noll, Andrew Cecala, John Organiscak

Summary:
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health has researched filtration methods for effectively removing Diesel Particulate Matter (unburned diesel fuel) and Respirable Crystalline Silica (RCS) from the air in an enclosed operator cab. [continue reading] NIOSH Reports on The Effectiveness of Several Enclosed Cab Filters and Systems for Reducing DPM

   

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