Find out how the use of compressed-air operated industrial vacuum cleaners to remove dust is almost always recommended as a preferred method of removing fugitive dust – rather than redistributing it. Though seemingly benign, sweeping or blowing fugitive dust during housekeeping is widely discouraged by OSHA and the NFPA for nearly all industries. Dusts create an assortment of hazards that include flying particles that can lead to eye injury, slip hazards and ergonomic injuries. The most serious hazards surrounding the sweeping and blowing of dust threatens lives, such as respiratory and explosion hazards.
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Source: EHS Today