Combustible Dust in Industry: Preventing and Mitigating the Effects of Fire and Explosions. OSHA Safety and Health Information Bulletin (SHIB), (2005, July 31). Also available as a 21 KB PDF, 9 pages. Highlights hazards associated with combustible dusts; work practices and guidelines that reduce the potential for a combustible dust explosion, or that reduce the danger to employees if such an explosion occurs; and, training to protect employees from these hazards.
Hazard Alert: Combustible Dust Explosions (PDF*). OSHA Fact Sheet, (2008, March). Provides a brief and easy to understand summary of hazards associated with combustible dusts; work practices and guidelines that reduce the potential for combustible dust explosions.
Preventing Grain Auger Electrocutions. US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Publication No. 86-119, (1986, July). Includes case studies of electrocutions, regulatory status, and recommendations for prevention.
Occupational Safety in Grain Elevators and Feed Mills. US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Publication No. 83-126, (1983, September). Provides links to documents identifying hazards and discussing work practices, engineering controls, and training needs.
Grain Handling/Harvesting/Storage. National Agricultural Safety Database (NASD). Provides a collection of links to several NASD documents, covering nearly all aspects of grain handling.
Grain Storage Safety. National Agricultural Safety Database (NASD) and the University of Maine Cooperative Extension, (2006, September). Outlines general safety guidelines for grain storage.
For additional information on possible solutions for grain handling related hazards, see OSHA's Safety and Health Topics Pages on:
All other documents, that are not PDF materials or formatted for the web, are available as Microsoft Office® formats and videos and are noted accordingly. If additional assistance is needed with reading, reviewing or accessing these documents or any figures and illustrations, please also contact OSHA's Directorate of Technical Support and Emergency Management at (202) 639-2300.
**eBooks - EPUB is the most common format for e-Books. If you use a Sony Reader, a Nook, or an iPad you can download the EPUB file format. If you use a Kindle, you can download the MOBI file format.
U.S. Department of Labor | Occupational Safety & Health Administration | 200 Constitution Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20210 Telephone: 800-321-OSHA (6742) | TTY: 877-889-5627 www.OSHA.gov
Thank You for Visiting Our Website
You are exiting the Department of Laborâ€™s Web server.
The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.