Thursday, May 7, 2009

Combustible Dust Hazard OnlineTraining-Free




The North American Die Casting Association (NADCA) hosts a free combustible dust hazard training program on their website through a series of 39 videos, which also includes a section quiz after viewing each video segment . OSHA through a Susan Harwood training grant awarded NADCA funding so as to develop these excellent combustible dust hazard training videos.

Other national industries (NAICS) that have combustible dust hazards present in the workplace will discover that many of the video segments are pertinent to their application in regards to identifying, evaluating, and controlling the risk from combustible dust related fires and explosions.

The North American Die Casting Association (NADCA) represents the worlds most effective die casters that create the worlds best cast products. Working with a North American die caster guarantees innovation, integrity, accessibility, and reliability.

2008 Susan Harwood Grant Awardees
Combustible Dust Training

Georgia Tech Applied Research Corporation
Atlanta, GA
$203,327

Georgia Tech will conduct a needs assessment and develop an 8-hour proficiency-level module on combustible dust prevention and mitigation. The training will focus on National Fire Protection Association, National Electric Code, OSHA Combustible Dust National Emphasis Program (NEP), Process Safety Management and Incident Command Systems information. Georgia Tech will deliver 10 courses for 500 employers and employees reaching safety and health professionals, plant managers, maintenance and front-line supervisors in industries most commonly affected by combustible dust issues.
Next class: June 15th, 2009 | Nashville, TN Combustible Dust Free One Day Seminar

Kirkwood Community College
Cedar Rapids, IA
$174,978

The College will develop, deliver, and evaluate a 2 ½-hour awareness-level combustible dust safety course addressing grain dust, bio-solids, and other organic dusts such as sugar, flour and paper. Trainers will conduct 150 courses in 14 midwestern states for 3,000 employers and employees primarily in the agriculture, food processing and fiber sectors with a focus on grain elevators and ethanol bio-refineries.



Texas Engineering Extension Service
College Station, TX
$188,166

TEEX will conduct several existing courses on Process Safety Management and Dust Behavior in
OSHA Region VI, which includes Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and New Mexico . It will also develop and conduct Combustible Dust Explosion Hazards Awareness courses. A total of 19 courses will be conducted for 325 participants. Recruiting will be targeted to industries in SIC codes at risk for dust explosions. The Mary Kay O'Connor Process Safety Center will offer a course in "Dust Explosion Behavior."


Resources
YouTube-NACDA Combustible Dust Training


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