Explosion Protection For Dust Hazards
A dust explosion can result in significant downtime, insurance increases, fines, equipment and building damage, and worst of all, harm to employees. Fike’s ability to identify your hazards and provide the required solutions protects both your business and its workers from the dangers of combustible dust.
Industrial explosions and fires from 2017 to 2021 (source: dustsafetyscience.com) include:
If your facility or equipment handles combustible dust, you're required to:
Protect workers from explosions or fires resulting from a combustible dust incident.
Comply with standards and regulations concerning combustible dust hazards and protective methods.
Document and submit upon inspector’s request how fire and explosion safety is achieved and maintained.
We help you meet these obligations through the following steps:
Develop your action plan
Determine your obligations and the steps required to achieve combustible dust safety and compliance.Contact Us
Conduct risk assessment
Meet with an Explosion Protection Consultant to assess your risks and evaluate how to address them.Explore Explosion Consultancy
Select protection methods
Define explosion protection methods to prevent and mitigate the hazards identified in the risk assessment.Use Methods Tool
Design & implement systems
Connect with a Fike Design Engineer to build out a system that protects your facility and meets your business objectives.Contact A Fike Representative
Dust Hazard Analysis
If your facility stores, handles or processes combustible materials, NFPA 652 requires a Dust Hazard Analysis (DHA) to be completed and documented into a final report.
Learn how our team can help complete each process of a DHA, including identifying your hazards, analyzing your dust, reviewing your safeguards and prioritizing recommendations - all documented in an easy-to-read report for your use and to comply with your regional standards.
Selecting The Right Explosion Protection Partner
When searching for an explosion protection provider, do you know which services are important to your business? Do you know the right questions to ask?
Fike partnered with the team at Dust Safety Science to create the following checklist which details all of the capabilities an explosion protection provider should possess to help you reach combustible dust safety.
Are you ready to take the next step?
We are here to answer any of your questions with no obligation or help you begin to develop an action plan.
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