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Combustible Dust Checklist Mobile App

Many types of dust can be combustible under the right conditions including metal dust, wood dust, plastic dust and organic dusts like sugar and paper. Dust is common in many industries such as textile production, agriculture, furniture production, chemical production, recycling operations, metal processing and wastewater treatment Keeping your facility safe from combustible dust hazards requires paying close attention to the details, and if OSHA shows up for an inspection, they’ll be examining the details provided in the Combustible Dust Checklist mobile app.

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    Keeping your facility safe from combustible dust hazards requires paying close attention to the d...

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    Company:

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    Address:

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    Inspector:

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    Inspection date:

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    (1) I know what types of combustible dust my facility has.

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    accumulates such as floors, pipes, ducts, ledges and beams.

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    (3) Dust on floors and other surfaces is removed during regular operations.

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    (4) My facility has no dust accumulations of 1/32 of an inch or greater.

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    (5) Ducts and dust collectors are designed to prevent dust from accumulating in work areas.

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    If answer is “NO”, enter name of party responsible for installing:

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    (6) Dry dust collectors larger than 8 cubic feet (in volume) are located outdoors and vented away...

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    concentration that could lead to combustion—between equipment connected by ductwork.

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    (8) My facility dissipates electrostatic charges potentially generated by transporting dust throu...

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    (9) Sweepers, vacuums and other electric cleaning machines used in dusty areas are approved for h...

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    are clearly marked with “No Smoking” signs.

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    (11) Exhaust from dust collectors is not recycled into buildings.

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    (12) The dust collector system uses a spark detection and explosion suppression system (or takes ...

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    (13) The dust collection system is made entirely from noncombustible materials.

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    (14) All machines that produce dust, duct systems and dust collectors are bonded and grounded to ...

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    (15) My facility permits hot work only in designated areas.

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    (16) Ducts maintain sufficient velocity to carry both coarse and fine particles

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    (17) In general, my company uses methods such as grounding and bonding to dissipate static electr...

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    (18) Those involved in the operation, supervision and maintenance of procedures that deal with ...

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    (19) All safety data sheets (SDSs) for chemicals that could become combustible (under normal oper...

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    Please review this evaluation sheet with your facility safety manager or safety council.

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    Overall, your company can prevent combustible dust accidents by having good housekeeping practices.

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    Additionally, check for dust accumulation hazards and ignition hazards regularly.

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