"Paper mills are under enormous pressure to cut costs in order to stay competitive.
Mills have responded by undergoing water system closure, reducing spending on biocide programs, and, in some cases, lowering water system temperatures to save energy.
How do all of these factors affect the microbes growing on the machines?
Has this, in turn, lead to worker safety issues and even the longevity of equipment and materials on the paper machine?
And, if so, how?"
This question comes from "Ineffective biocide programs jeopardize worker safety, damage mill equipment Pulp & Paper, " Nov 2003 by Robertson, Linda