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OSHA releases combustible dust resource for emergency responders

April 3, 2013

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Washington – A new resource from OSHA outlines safe procedures emergency responders should follow when facing potential combustible dust fires and explosion hazards.

Published April 1, Firefighting Precautions at Facilities with Combustible Dust (.pdf file) provides an overview of hazards associated with combustible dust and covers topics such as which firefighting operations can help prevent combustible dust explosions.

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