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Tag: dust

  • How to Eliminate Dust Before it Becomes a Hazard

    How to Eliminate Dust Before it Becomes a Hazard

    In Canada there’s a joke that there are only two seasons: winter and construction. As the summer is upon us, it seems that we can’t escape the constant construction zones during our daily commutes. In addition to the frustration of...

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  • How safe is the indoor air that you breathe?

    How safe is the indoor air that you breathe?

    Each year, it appears that more and more time is spent indoors – in fact, according to the EPA, we spend about 90 per cent of our time inside. Think about it; we spend most of our days going from...

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  • How to Monitor Silica Dust

    How to Monitor Silica Dust

    Each year, the month of May brings nice weather that reminds us that the new summer season is just around the corner. The leaves appear on the trees, the grass begins to grow and bicycles, kayaks and golf clubs get...

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  • How to Measure Dust in the Workplace

    How to Measure Dust in the Workplace

    If you read my blog The Worst Jobs for Your Lungs last week, you know that at any given time there’s all sorts of dust in the air we breathe. In fact, according to the 2018 Environmental Performance Index (EPI),...

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  • The worst jobs for your lungs

    The worst jobs for your lungs

    As you likely know from your own household chores, dust is all around us. In fact, the average home in the United States collects upwards of 40 pounds of dust each year.* But, how much dust are you combatting at...

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