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Thursday, April 17, 2014

Reducing the Risk of Dust Explosions by Controlling Electrical Ignition Sources

Event Registration (EVENT: 757605 - SESSION: 1)

Reducing the Risk of Dust Explosions by Controlling Electrical Ignition Sources Webinar Available On Demand

Date:April 3, 2014

Time: 11:00 AM PDT | 2:00 PM EDT

Duration: 60-minutes


Sponsored By:





About the webinar:


Dust explosions are a potential hazard in bulk solid manufacturing
and process facilities. Electrical ignition sources are routinely
identified as a possible cause during dust explosion investigations.



Attend this webinar and learn about:

  • Selecting the correct electrical equipment for dusty environments,
    and why the installation of the equipment must be directed by the
    manufacturer.
  • Applicable national codes and standards information you need for guidance when selecting electrical equipment.
  • Real world examples of appropriate and inappropriate electrical equipment installations.
Speaker:


Justin Bishop, Ph.D., P.E., CFEI

Managing Engineer

Exponent Failure Analysis Associates



Moderator:


Kevin Cronin

Editor-in-Chief

Powder & Bulk Solids




Monday, April 7, 2014

Safety workshop outlined dust’s risks before B.C. sawmill explosions

Safety workshop outlined dust’s risks before B.C. sawmill explosions - The Globe and Mail



The Babine sawmill is shown after the explosion and fire on Jan. 20, 2012. (WORKSAFE BC)


Safety workshop outlined dust’s risks before B.C. sawmill explosions