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May 1, 2013

Combustible Dust safety

While understanding combustible dust regulations can be difficult, experts stress the importance of compliance

Joy LePree

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Admin. (OSHA; Washington, D.C.; www.osha.gov) has flagged combustible dusts as one of its top issues since the Imperial Sugar Mill explosion in Port Wentworth, Georgia, that killed 14 employees and injured many others in February 2008. Combustible dust is, in fact,...

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