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- 30,000 Workplaces Receiving OSHA's SHIB titled Combustible Dust in Industry: Preventing and Mitigating the Effects of Fire and Explosions (March 2008)
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has identified and sent a letter and Safety and Health Information Bulletin (SHIB) titled Combustible Dust in Industry: Preventing and Mitigating the Effects of Fire and Explosions to almost 30,000 workplaces within industries that often face the potentially deadly hazard of combustible dust.
The letter (combustible-dust-letter.html) emphasizes the importance of complying with all applicable OSHA standards, in particular those relevant to combustible dust, and encourages employers to consider assistance from OSHA's on-site consultation program.
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