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Combustible Dust Fire Protection Resources

Industrial Fire Prevention specializes in helping protect industrial manufacturing processes, pneumatic and mechanical conveying, and dust collection systems from combustible dust fires and explosions.

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The NFPA standards on combustible dust:

OSHA Combustible Dust Resources:

Other Resources

Related Safety and Health Topics Pages

U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board

Other Federal Resources

State Resources

  • Combustible Dust [PDF*]. Oregon Hazard Alert, OR-OSHA 2993, (2008, June).

  • Combustible Dust Explosion Hazards [PDF*] . Kentucky Department of Labor Hazard Alert.

  • Combustible Dust Poses a Dangerous, Explosive Threat in the Workplace [PDF*]. NCDOL Industry Alert.


  • Development and Control of Dust Explosions (Occupational Safety and Health). John Nagy, Marcel Dekker Inc., ISBN 0-8247-7004-8.

  • Dust Explosions in the Process Industries. Eckhoff, Rolf K., Elsevier Science, ISBN 0-7506-7602-7.

  • Dust Explosion Prevention and Protection: A Practical Guide. Katherine Barton, Gulf Publishing Company, ISBN 0-7506-7519-3.