Combustible Dust Remediation

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Winter hazards: Snow, Ice, and Combustible Dust Explosions

Snow, ice and cold weather aren’t the only hazards that are present in winter months. According to the Chemical Safety Board, winter months create an increased risk of combustible dust fires and combustible dust explosions. Former CSB Chairman, John Bresland, … Read More

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Looking at Combustible Dust Hazards from a New Angle

Today we’re at the Indiana Safety and Health Conference & Expo in Indianapolis. This morning’s first session was on Understanding, Assessing, and Mitigating Combustible Dust Hazards featuring Ben Peetz, ASP, CFPS, Senior Loss Prevention Specialist, Lumbermen‚Äôs Underwriting Alliance. We’ve attended … Read More

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The Consequences of Improperly Cleaning Combustible Dust

It’s important to clean up combustible dust accumulations, but the method and equipment used must be suitable and designed for the dangerous environment. In a recent explosion at a manufacturing plant in Massachusetts, one person was critically injured with burns … Read More