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Experts Comment on How OSHA Abandoning the Combustible Dust Standard Will Affect Industry

October 16, 2017   9:38 am
In July, OSHA removed the combustible standard from its regulatory agenda. What does that mean for facilities where combustible dust is present? To answer this and other combustible dust-related questions, we spoke with several safety experts (including one former OSHA inspector). Here’s what they had to say about OSHA’s latest move and what companies should […] Read More   >

2018 International Fire Code Requires Compliance with NFPA 652 Combustible Dust Standard

October 3, 2017   1:01 pm
IFC 2018
The 2018 version of the International Fire Code is out! And it requires compliance with NFPA 652: Standard on the Fundamentals of Combustible Dust. Read on to find out what that means for you. What is NFPA 652? This standard was released in 2016 by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). It applies to all […] Read More   >