Combustible dust is a topic that manages to remain on the periphery of many industrial safety and hazard conversations. Even when it is mentioned, it’s often confused with an air quality conversation. [...]
3 Phases of a Dust Explosion Did you know, between 2008 and 2012, the Chemical Safety Board documented 50 examples of combustible dust accidents? Each one occurred in a manufacturing or processing [...]
Why dust combusts Combustible dust cleaning, also known as explosive dust, is a required preventative maintenance program in manufacturing and production facilities to prevent safety hazards, fires, and explosions. The first step [...]
Combustible Dust Explosion Examples 2002 – Vicksburg, Mississippi: Six severe injuries and five deaths 2003 – Kinston, North Carolina: Dozens of severe injuries and six deaths 2003 – Corbin, Kentucky: Seven deaths [...]
A summary of our four-chapter white paper, Acing the Exam - NFPA 96. In the complete version you'll find critical on-the-job fire-prevention tips from our certified exhaust cleaning specialist.
As with most technologies, the science and engineering behind commercial kitchen exhaust systems are ever-evolving and improving. So it is important that the Performance Industrial kitchen cleaning team stay up-to-date on the equipment [...]
Epoxy Flooring and Concrete Resurfacing More than just a pretty face When facility managers or others in similar positions come to us around repairing their concrete floors, they’re most often concerned with [...]