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Blog Author Angelique Sanders

Weekly safety news. Stay in touch with regulations from OSHA, NFPA, and other safety codes. Find out about other companies' best and worst practices. We scour the internet to provide you with helpful training resources and the latest safety information.


Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Textile Groups Urge OSHA To Avoid Unnecessary Regulations

An article in Textile World magazine reports that the textile industry has responded to OSHA's advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on combustible dust by asking that OSHA not impose rules on industries for which they don't apply. The article states:

"While supporting OSHA's overall efforts to improve safety in the workplace, NCC (National Cotton Council) cautions OSHA to focus its efforts in this case to areas that have experienced problems with combustible dust and not attempt to regulate industries such as textiles that have 'no demonstrated history of combustible dust incidents.'"

You can read the complete article here.

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