Combustible Housekeeping Guide
Combustible Housekeeping Guide
This guide will help explain what combustible dust is, why and how to clean it. It assists manufacturers in training their employees and in the creation of their own Documented Housekeeping Program, as mandated by OSHA. (Please note that it is still the responsibility of each manufacturer to insure they research and follow OSHA and NFPA standards, codes and guidelines for combustible dust housekeeping. The information provided in this guide is based on research of these codes and does not create liability on the part of Ruwac for changes or updates to referenced information.)

Immersion Separators: A Liquid Solution to Combating Combustible Dust

Certain combustible dusts such as Magnesium, Aluminum, Zirconium and Titanium require more than just an explosion proof vacuum to safely remove them. Dust In Case provides you with an overview on immersion separators and their role in doing so.

How to Set Up a Central Vacuum for Combustible Dust

Thinking of installing a central vacuum system? Here’s Dust In Case’s guide on what you should consider when making your decision!

OSHA Combustible Dust Poster

OSHA Combustible Dust PosterA comprehensive visual list of dusts defined as combustible as provided by OSHA.








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