Dusty Dangers

Wei, Norman
February 2011
Pollution Engineering;Feb2011, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p14
Trade Publication
The article presents the author's insights on the explosion and fire hazard of combustible dusts in manufacturing industries. Particular focus is given to the sugar-dust explosions that happened at a sugar manufacturing facility in Georgia on February 7, 2008 that led to 36 injuries and 14 deaths. Moreover, the author emphasizes the significance of industrial housekeeping in the facility, proper condition of dust collection systems, and firm actions after internal audit findings.


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