Combustible Dust Remediation

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“That’s Not Combustible Dust”…”Yes It Is”

Often when our technicians visit a facility the managers and workers think it isn’t combustible dust. “It’s just _______ dust, it’s not combustible” We get told this repeatedly, only to have to let these people know that in fact, the … Read More

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The Dangers of Combustible Dust

February 1999 an explosion in a foundry in Massachusetts kills 3 and injures 9; January 2003 an explosion in a North Carolina pharmaceutical plant kills 6 and injures 38, February 2003 an explosion in a Kentucky acoustics insulation manufacturing plant … Read More


The Importance of Combustible Dust Training

Safety training is an important part of any job. Many employers are required to have an Emergency Action Plan (EAP), and be sure each employee is trained to know what his or her role is in the case of an … Read More


How My Friend Nearly Blew Up the Building

Earlier this week, I got a chance to see an old childhood friend who I haven’t seen in years. As we were catching up on what we’ve been up to lately, he asked me what I do for a living. … Read More


Three Unbelievable Combustible Dust Hazards

The list of products and processes that produce combustible dust can be surprising. Certain items are obvious, like coal dust, or are common culprits for fires and explosions, like sawdust and grain dust. But, there are some things that seem … Read More