Combustible Dust Hazards

April 04, 2013– There have been several combustible dust accidents in industrial plants across the world, including the US. The last major one was at the Hoeganaes Iron Powder Facility in Gallatin, Tennessee in 2011, when three accidents occurred at the same facility within one year. Another major accident was the one in the year […]

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Anniversary of the Imperial Sugar factory dust explosion-CSB releases a safety video message

On Feb 4th, 2009, on the first anniversary of the dust explosion that took place at the Imperial Sugar factory, the US Chemical Safety Board released a video message. In the video (see below) the CSB chairman John Bresland asks federal regulators and businesses to increase efforts at preventing combustible dust fires and explosions. For […]

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