Monday, January 25, 2010

Webinar - Combustible Dusts in Industrial Ventilation Systems - Jan. 27, 2010

the ACGIH® Industrial Ventilation Committee is hosting this webinar aimed at educating the EH&S community on the importance of preparing for and preventing dust related incidents in industrial ventilation systems.

Over 60% of combustible dust General Duty Clause citation examples in the recent OSHA status report on Combustible Dust National Emphasis Program were for industrial ventilation issues. Jonathan F. Hale, MS, founder and co-owner of Air System Corporation & Diagnostics and Marty Schloss, PE and General Manager, southeast operations, for KBD/Technic, Inc., a CECO Environmental Company will provide attendees to the webinar with strategies in dust control and ignition control in preventing combustible dust related fires and dust explosions in addition vital information in maintaining current and future regulatory compliance.

This webinar has been approved by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH) for .42 ABIH (IH) Certification Maintenance (CM) Point (. This webinar qualifies for .15 BCSP (SP) Continuance of Certification (COC) Point for Certified Safety Professionals. Participants seeking CM and/or COC points must attend the live webinar or view the archive and submit a final exam and evaluation. Certificates of Completion will be issued in a timely manner after receipt and completion of these items.

Who Should Attend this Webinar?

* Industrial Hygienists
* Occupational and Environmental Health Professionals
* Safety Professionals
* Environmental Engineers
* Plant Managers

ACGIH® Members: $292.50 Nonmembers: $325.00
Test and Certificate of Completion Only:*** $25.00 per person

Potentially Explosive Atmospheres Global Requirements


DOWNLOAD Intertek WHITE PAPER:
"Potentially Explosive Atmospheres Requirements"

Complete the registration form with the link below to receive a free copy of Intertek's informative white paper, and learn more about the differences between North American and European rules.

Excellent Intertek document that explains global classification systems of potentially explosive atmospheres such as flammable atmospheres of gases, mists, liquids, combustible dusts, and fibres. Describes important differences between the Zone (Europe and NEC505) and Division (NEC500) systems in hazardous (classified) locations?

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Industry Groups Responses to OSHA Rulemaking



National Cotton Council (NCC)-urges OSHA to "use caution" in regulating textile mills concerning combustible dust in factories.

National Solid Wastes Management Association (NSWMA) -September 2008, OSHA issued an advisory stating there was no history of combustible dust events at transfer stations, materials recovery facilities (MRFs) or landfills

 

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