combustible dust safety

Be on the Look Out this Winter: Dust Explosion Warning Signs

With warmer temps experienced nationwide this summer and fall, you may wonder if winter will be delayed.  But colder weather is definitely coming, and with it comes a warning for manufacturers: The potential for dust explosions increases during winter. What … Read More

Did You Know High Surface Dust Can Be Explosive?

At an industrial facility, lots of dust can be produced. Over time, that dust accumulates and needs to be regularly and properly cleaned. Unfortunately, many facility managers only think about cleaning areas that are visible. They don’t realize that probable … Read More

The Bottom Line on Pharmaceutical Combustible Dust

It’s a known fact: Most production processes create some kind of dust. In pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities, airborne dust particles (some toxic) may be combustible. If you manage a pharma-production facility, knowing what processes create dust and what dusts are combustible … Read More

Alert! Now is the Time to Be in Compliance with NFPA 652

The NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) recently revised its NFPA 652, “Standard on the Fundamentals of Combustible Dust.”  While there are several revisions, the most notable update is the new deadline for industrial manufacturers to complete a dust hazard analysis … Read More