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• Publication Date: 01/06/1984
• Publication Type: Proposed Rules
• Fed Register #: 49:996
• Standard Number: 1910.272
• Title: Grain Handling Facilities; Proposed Rulemaking
• Abstract: This notice contains proposed minimum requirements for the control of fires, grain dust explosions and other safety hazards associated with grain handling facilities. Employees in grain handling facilities have been exposed to and continue to be exposed to fires and explosions. Additionally, employees are exposed to other safety hazards such as the dangers associated with entry into bins, silos and tanks. The proposed requirements in this notice are intended to decrease the number and mitigate the effects of fires and explosions, and to control other known safety hazards in grain handling facilities.

Abstract:

This notice contains proposed minimum requirements for the control
of fires, grain dust explosions and other safety hazards associated
with grain handling facilities. Employees in grain handling
facilities have been exposed to and continue to be exposed to fires
and explosions. Additionally, employees are exposed to other safety
hazards such as the dangers associated with entry into bins, silos
and tanks. The proposed requirements in this notice are intended to
decrease the number and mitigate the effects of fires and
explosions, and to control other known safety hazards in grain
handling facilities.

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