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WorkSafeBC shares numbers on combustible dust initiative

In 2016, WorkSafeBC continued its focus on combustible dust and undertook formal inspection initiatives to verify compliance with combustible dust requirements.

Process safety management can help keep pellet plants safe

Learn the latest tips and methods for managing dust in sawmill and pellet operations with Canadian Biomass’ dust mitigation webinar series.

Regulations and standards on dust collection

Airex Industries outlines several regulations (NFPA) and health and safety standards (CSST) that govern dust collection in the woodworking industry.

Groupe Savoie doubles domestic pellet production

To manage dust in the pellet operation, Groupe Savoie decided to place its hammer mill in a separate building, away from the rest of the operation.

Dust collector hazards

Any dust collector exceeding eight cubic feet in volume is considered an explosion risk regardless of how often it is used, writes John Bachynski.
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Dust mitigation improves with new wood fibre storage initiative

Maintaining excellent inspection compliance rates requires disciplined, dedicated actions each and every shift with zero capacity for compromise, writes Rob Moonen, CEO of the BC Forest Safety Council. » Read more...
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Is your facility at risk for a fire or explosion? 5 ways to tell

Regardless of size of the facility or dust particulate produced there are a few key things to look for when evaluating whether or not your system is a fire or explosion waiting to happen. » Read more...

2017 Pellet Fuels Institute Annual Conference

July 23-25, 2017
Location: Stowe, Vermont
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