Federal Agreement raises OSHA fines up to 82%

Fines for workplace-safety violations are set to skyrocket. The Federal Budget Agreement, passed November 3RD, 2015, included a provision that authorized the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to increase penalties for the first time in 25 years. OSHA is...

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Sock filter in your parts washer?

The Maricopa County Air Quality Department (MCAQD) recently issued a Compliance Advisory Letter, dated October 23, 2015. MCAQD is now on the lookout for solvent cleaning machines that include a canvas bag style filter (sock filter) in the sink or...

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