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FAQ: Dust Collector Safety Hazards

Many manufacturing and processing facilities use a dust collection system to protect workers from toxic and dangerous airborne materials. However, if that dust is combustible, explosions can occur in the dust collection system, causing a serious safety risk. That’s why NFPA standards require dust testing and a dust hazard analysis for facilities that generate potentially-explosive […]

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Enhancing OSH in the workplace, through social dialogue

The discussion session of the Tripartite Study Tour on National Tripartite Social Dialogue The huge toll of human suffering as well as the social and economic costs of occupational accidents and diseases have affected countries across the globe, including Indonesia. Despite strong international labour standards and national laws, progress has been limited. To improve the […]

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ILO bolsters occupational safety and health committees in Albanian construction sector

©Gent Shkullaku/AFP/Europress The OSH committees are bipartite bodies composed of Workers’ and Employers’ organization representatives established at the workplace.  They work to achieve and maintain robust OSH conditions and environment at enterprise level. In Albania, the construction sector is characterized by a high level of work accidents most of which would be possible to prevent […]