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

Table 1 Compliance Issues? Sy-Klone Can Help!

The OSHA Silica Rule is no joke and companies are being fined.  Sy-Klone is here to help you with engineering controls that make compliance to Table 1 much easier.

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About Respirable Crystalline Silica (RCS), How it Kills, and How to Control It

This article contains material excerpted from the “AIOH Position Paper: Respirable Silica and Occupational Health Issues” published by the Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists, Inc. [continue reading] About Respirable Crystalline Silica (RCS), How it Kills, and How to Control It

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

OSHA’s Silica Rule Compliance in 3 Easy Steps

On March 25, 2016, OSHA published the long-awaited respirable crystalline silica rule, which the agency says will affect 2 million construction workers who drill, cut, crush or grind silica-containing materials such as concrete and stone, and [continue reading] OSHA’s Silica Rule Compliance in 3 Easy Steps

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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Case Study: XLR Real World Performance in a Landfill

The 836K compactor showed amazing results after the installation of the XLR Powered Precleaner. A 16x filter life increase was achieved after installation.

  • Location:  Topeka, Kansas
  • Machine: Caterpillar 836K Compactor
  • Environment: Landfill
  • Results: Filter life was increased 16x more than the filter life without the XLRs.

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Sy-Klone Displays at AIHce EXP 2018 in Philly; Todd Brown Presents

Sy-Klone recently exhibited at the AIHceEXP 2018 in Philadelphia, May 21-23 at the Philadelphia Convention Center. This show focuses on educating industrial hygienists, occupational health professionals, EHS specialists, safety professionals, risk management professionals, and others responsible for safety, health, and the environment at their organization.

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OSHA Fines and Silica Litigation: A Three-step Preventative Solution

On March 25, 2016, OSHA published the long-awaited respirable crystalline silica rule, which the agency says will affect 2 million construction workers and 300,000 workers in general industry operations. Workplace exposure accounts for almost all health problems tied to silica exposure. Any job that involves chipping, cutting, grinding, or drilling rock poses a danger of inhaling silica dust. Employees can also be exposed to silica dust when working with products that contain silica. [continue reading] OSHA Fines and Silica Litigation: A Three-step Preventative Solution

   

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