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652 and You: Challenges to and Solutions for Industry Posed by the Newest NFPA Combustible-Dust Standard

14/07/2016

Does your powder bulk solids company know the ins and outs of the new NFPA standard, 652: Standard on the Fundamentals of Combustible Dust? The association’s most-recent standard provides general requirements for management of combustible-dust fire and explosion hazards and directs users to NFPA’s industry- or commodity-specific standards, including 654, 664, and 484, as needed.
 
How will this standard affect risk management, personnel training, and day-to-day operations at your facility?
 
This free white paper guides industry through 652, highlighting potential challenges of implementing the standard and suggesting solid solutions.
 
Compliance issues addressed in this paper include:
•      Understanding dust hazard analysis (DHA) requirements
•      Determining whether dust is combustible before assessing subsequent hazards
•      Conditions under which fire-protection measures will need to be taken
•      …and more