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OSHA, NIOSH red flag silica exposure in manufactured stone value chain

Sources: Occupational Safety and Health Administration; CP staff

A joint OSHA and National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Hazard Alert defines dust control measures to protect workers from significant crystalline silica exposure during manufacturing, finishing, and installing natural and manufactured stone countertops, leading types of which bear 60–95 percent silica content.

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Shell portal introduces working successor to API CJ-4 heavy-duty engine oil

Sources: Shell Lubricants, Houston; CP staff

Shell Rotella’s new WhatisPC11.com site profiles the next generation of diesel engine oils known as American Petroleum Institute (API) Proposed Category 11 (PC-11), covering product fundamentals, impending changes, testing updates, and how the specification is expected to affect new, current and older engines when PC-11 replaces API CJ-4 engine oils by 2017. The site also explores diesel engine technology changes, driven by tightening emissions regulations, and how Shell Lubricants is approaching the Rotella PC-11 series.

 

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