OSHA & Combustible Dust

OSHA has issued a new Fact Sheet for Combustible Dust Explosion Hazards. The PDF is attached here.

Although OSHA has not yet issued a regulation specifically addressing combustible dust issues, it has and will continue to cite employers under a variety of other OSHA regulations and the General Duty Clause for violations related to combustible dust hazards. See this link for a list of standards under which OSHA may attempt to cite an employer – https://www.osha.gov/dsg/combustibledust/standards.html The new Fact Sheet is a good reminder to consider whether your facility or worksite may have combustible dust hazards.

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