INTRODUCTION TO COMBUSTIBLE DUST
This seminar is designed to provide private businesses within
general industry an opportunity to enhance their awareness of the
hazards posed by combustible dust, and it will help industry
leaders gain the knowledge and strategies that can help them to
assure employee safety while using or producing materials that
generate combustible dust. This seminar will focus on
recognizing the hazards and risks associated with combustible
dust, as well as developing the controls and strategies that can
help them prevent or mitigate combustible dust fires and
Participants will be introduced to the hazards of combustible dust
fires and explosions, and after successful completion will be able to identify potential
combustible dust hazards.
In addition, it will offer information on the National Emphasis
Program (NEP) for combustible dust inspections and OSHA and
consensus standards that impact industries that generate
Dust versus Combustible Dust;
Combustible Dust Explosions as a National Problem;
Process of a Dust Explosion;
Recognized Control and Mitigation Methods for Combustible Dust;
Management of Combustible Dust Areas;
Applicable Occupational Safety and Health Standards;
at some Case Studies.
Although OSHA recognizes the existence of dust hazards in the grain
handling industry (and has a standard for grain handling facilities
at 29 CFR 1910.272), this seminar will not focus on grain handling.
Some examples from the grain industry may be used as illustrations
of hazards and/or controls.
successful course completion, participants will receive a
certificate from Thomas Safety Solutions, Inc.
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