ABSTRACT

Precautions for Firefighters to Prevent Dust Explosions   [open pdf - 474KB]

"Typical firefighting tactics can unintentionally create the conditions for an explosion by creating dust clouds, introducing air, using equipment that can be an ignition source, or applying incompatible extinguishing agents. The safeguards on both sides of this card can help keep you safe when operating around materials such as sawdust, flour, sugar, grain, coal, fertilizer and aluminum dust."

Report Number:
Occupational Safety and Health Administration, OSHA 3674-08 2013
Publisher:
Date:
2013
Copyright:
Public Domain
Retrieved From:
Occupational Safety and Health Administration: https://www.osha.gov/
Format:
pdf
Media Type:
application/pdf
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