Posts Tagged: National Fire Protection Association

Combustible Dust Puts Workplaces at Risk

In 2008, 14 people were killed when sugar dust suddenly ignited in a violent explosion at a refinery in Georgia. Two  years after that, a similar incident involving combustible dust in a metal recycling facility in West Virginia killed three workers and injured a contractor. According to the Chemical Safety Board, 281 dust-related workplace fires… Read more »