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Combustible Dust
  • Precautions for Firefighters to Prevent Dust Explosions [PDF*]. OSHA QuickCard, Publication 3674-08 2013 (2013, August).

  • Firefighting Precautions at Facilities with Combustible Dust [PDF*].  OSHA Publication  3644-04-2013 (2013, April).

  • Expert Forum Summary Report [PDF*]. OSHA, (2011, May 31), 58 pages.

OSHA Guidance

The following OSHA publications contain voluntary guidelines for employers and employees. The first is a short hazard alert with basic information. The second is a bulletin that is more comprehensive in nature. The third gives specific guidance on hazard communication. The final item is a poster listing some of the more common materials that can form combustible dust

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