Checklist for a Combustible Dust Program Mobile App
OSHA recommends that facilities carefully assess their potential for dust explosions.
How does it work?
A qualified team of managers should use the the Checklist for a Combustible Dust Program mobile app to help identify the following in order to assess their facilities potential for dust explosion: Dust hazard assessments, Controlling Dust, Ignition control and Injury and damage control. Workers are the first line of defense in preventing and mitigating fires and explosions. The people closest to the source of the hazard can be instrumental in recognizing unsafe conditions. Employees with hazardous chemicals (including combustible dusts) in their workplaces are required to comply with 29 CFR 1910.1200, the Hazard Communications Standard. This includes having labels on containers of hazardous chemicals, using safety data sheets, and providing employee training. Initial and refresher training shall be provided to employees who are involved in operating, maintaining and supervising facilities that handle