dust explosion


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dust explosion

n
(Chemistry) an explosion caused by the ignition of an inflammable dust, such as flour or sawdust, in the air
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Contract award: Delivery of 6 pieces brand new locomotives suspended for transport of people and transport of materials in underground mines of coal, coal dust explosion hazards and methane.
The product that generated the dust at issue was not accompanied by any warning of a potential dust explosion hazard.
On April 2, 2007 the company experienced a disruption at Springdale South when a dust explosion blew off the lid off of a storage silo adjacent to the facility.
Contract award: the contract is the supply for the mines of jsw sa lime stone dust explosion stearynowanego l normal in the total amount of 27 600 tonnes from the date of execution of 12 months from the date of zawarcla agreement.
The rating action follows the recent dust explosion at the Joliet Station and the current contract disputes with the labor union.
UFCW members at the Domino plant narrowly escaped harm last November after a combustible dust explosion rocked the facility.
The products covered by the contract will be assembled in the bodies of cutting combines coal and rock in underground mines where there is a danger of coal dust explosion.
West Palm Beach, Florida, is a recognized authority in the field of dust explosion protection in the process industries.
The instruction covers OSHA policies and procedures for inspecting workplaces that handle combustible dusts and that may have the potential for a dust explosion.
At the hearing, CSB lead dust study investigator Angela Blair and investigator Giby Joseph presented preliminary data indicating there have been 197 dust explosion incidents in the United States since 1980, causing 109 fatalities and 592 injuries.
As a start, they should look for a partner with manufacturing industry experience--one that regularly participates in industry forums like NFPA and ASTM and which works closely with government-sponsored initiatives associated with dust explosion and reactive material hazard assessments.
The biggest fine was imposed in 2006 when the HSE took Sonae to court after a dust explosion and the company was fined pounds 70,000.