Generic database contains combustion and explosion characteristics of 4081 materials.
|What is a Combustible Dust?|
Do I have combustible dust in my facility? What is a combustible dust? Due to recent combustible dust explosions, as well as OSHA's national emphasis ...
Human Resource Executive Online
The agency plans to update existing exposure limits and set new rules to protect employees from such dust. * Combustible dust: Such material can cause ...
|Top Obama OHS bureaucrat calls for tougher penalties in US|
Canadian Safety Reporter
... criminal penalties for fatal worker injuries, chemical standards, distracted driving, high state and city worker injury rates and combustible dust.
|OSHA Chief Calls for Criminal Penalties|
Occupational Health Safety
He said pretty much the same thing when asked about the progress of the proposed combustible dust standard, noting the many regulatory steps and surveys ...
|The Combustion Analysis Model|
SAFER Systems' Combustion Analysis Model™ is designed to effectively analyze, and help one manage industrial or transportation-related fire events ... continue
|NFPA Discusses Proposed Changes to Combustible Dust Hazard ...|
During day two of the NFPA Conference and Expo, Guy Colonna, assistant vice president of fire protection applications for NFPA, discussed proposed changes ...
As safety professionals, we are often required to consider value of life in decision making.
So, what is the economic value of a life?
According to the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), it is $5.8 million.
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|Combustible Dust - 75:32142-32143|
OSHA plans to use the information gathered in response to this Web Chat in developing a proposed standard for combustible dust. DATES: The Web Chat will be ...
|Here is a good article By DeAnna Stephens from Pallet Enterprise, |
featuring commentary by Bob Moore, chairman and CEO of
Intelligent Global Pooling Systems (iGPS), and Kurt Ruchala,
principal engineer at FirePro.
This article outlines some basic and simple solutions when it comes to
protecting your plant, production processes, and personnel from fires
and explosions, in any industry.
Additionally, I would add to protect your dust collection systems with
spark detection and extinguishing systems, as well as sprinkler or deluge
systems at the minimum. Additionally consider explosion venting, isolation
or suppression systems as needed, and as referenced by NFPA,
OSHA and FM Global.
Plant Fire Safety Checklist
(modified from the article for general use)