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What You Need to Know About ComDust

What You Need to Know About ComDust


From our friends at Wood Products – December 2012
What You Need to Know About ComDustby our friend Jamison Scott at Air Handling Systems

With the increase of combustible dust incidents, OSHA is visiting woodworking facilities with greater frequency

Combustible dust is a serious issue in the woodworking industry. Gaining national attention in 2008 when a major sugar refinery in Georgia exploded due to combustible dust, in 2012 alone, the woodworking industry saw a major sawmill in British Columbia, Canada, launch a fireball reportedly 60 meters high due to a suspected combustible dust explosion. Additionally a wood pellet maker in New Hampshire suffered a third combustible dust related incident.

While the occurrences and severity of combustible wood dust related fires have been increasing, the incidence of OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) inspections related to combustible dust in woodworking facilities has also increased…

Fire Prevention Tips for Wood Pellet Plants.

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From our friends at| Harrington Group, Inc.

Fire Prevention Tips for Wood Pellet Plants
Posted on Thursday, January 16th, 2014