Tag: National Electrical Code

Be Inflexible About Flexible Cord and Cable Safety Measures

In October 2014, OSHA reinspected Wood Fibers, Inc., a wood pellet manufacturing facility in Niagara, Wisconsin, for the fifth time in 3 years. The employer had been cited for serious hazards in 2012, but late last year, conditions had not improved much. Wood Fibers was cited for four repeat and eight serious violations, including serious […]

What You Can Do to Prevent Combustible Dust Explosions

Combustible dust explosions have destroyed workplaces and killed employees. Take action now to prevent a disaster. A comprehensive approach to preventing and controlling combustible dust hazards is essential to prevent deadly explosions. Some general rules include the following: Do not allow employees to use compressed air, dry sweeping, or other cleaning methods that can disperse […]