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Reducing the Risk of Dust Explosions by Controlling Electrical Ignition Sources

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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


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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 So…

International Biomass Show Presentation on Preventing Fires and Explosions in Biomass Industry

Link:
Practical Prevention of Fires and Explosions in Biomass Industry

This is a link to a presentation by Jeffrey C. Nichols with Industrial Fire Prevention, LLC at the 2014 International Biomass Show on How to Prevent Fires and Explosions in the Biomass Industry, and specifically the Wood Pellet industry.

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

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






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

JUSTINE HUNTER VICTORIA — The Globe and Mail Published
Wednesday, Apr. 02 2014, 10:47 PM EDT


The agency responsible for workplace safety conducted a workshop on the dangers of combustible dust two years before a pair of B.C. sawmill explosions that killed four workers, but failed to bring those lessonsinto the mills, say opposition New Democrats.


NDP Leader AdrianDix released details of the WorkSafeBC workshop, held in Richmond on
March 17, 2010, that featured a U.S. expert on how to identify, evaluate and control the risk of combustible dust. Accumulations of dry sawdusthave since been blamed for the massive explosions at the Babine ForestProducts and Lakeland Mills facilities.




SurvivorsSurvivors of the Babine mill explosion: 'Our families will never be the same'



WatchVideo: Survivor describes B.C. sawmill blast
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