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Dangers of Combustible Dust in the Workplace (CHM273M)

Presented by: Bruce Ferries
 
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  •  Tue, February 28, 2017
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Combustible Dust: Hazard Assessment, Housekeeping Plan and Federal Regulations.

In the 25 year period, combustible dust has claimed over 300 lives and well over 800 injuries. It is a costly hazard as it causes damage to the workplace and equipment. There are many variables that need to be understood regarding combustible dust – particle size, methods of dispersion, ventilation, air currents and ignition sources.

This presentation by expert speaker Bruce Ferries, OSHA Certified Instructor will open your eyes to this costly hazard and help you identify ways to eliminate this dangerous hazard. He will explain the regulations and guidance provided by government agencies to mitigate this hazard. This session will also help you identify a potential combustible dust hazard in the safety data sheet and provide vital understanding on combustible dust. Additionally, you’ll get direction and tips that help in hazard assessment and training to help your organization establish a good housekeeping plan to mitigate combustible dust.

If your manufacturing processes involves abrasive blasting, cutting, grinding, sieving, cleaning, and generates by-products that are dusty, then this is the ideal course for you.

Session Highlights:

  • How to identify combustible dust and why it exists in the workplace?
  • Characteristics of combustible dust and how it will detonate via the combustible dust pentagon.
  • How to identify combustible dust in your workplace.
  • The dangers attributed to this workplace hazard.
  • Mitigation procedures to control this hazard, including engineering and administrative controls.
  • Hazard assessment reports and training that will help establish a good housekeeping plan for your organization.
  • Federal regulations through OSHA and other national agencies that contribute to both education and employer direction to counter and correct dust combustion hazard in the workplace.

Who should attend?

This course is designed to instruct both manager and associate in a manufacturing plant or chemical plant that have the potential of generating combustible dust.

About Our Speaker(s)

Bruce Ferries | Workplace Safety SpeakerBruce Ferries
Bruce Ferries has over 23 years in manufacturing and safety experience. He is a retired Air Force officer with over 3700 hours flight time and has also served as a flight safety and accident investigator. Bruce is a certified Air University instructor with an MS in Sensor Technology. He has been a project manager for t... More info

 
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