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It's like a broken record going round and round for nearly a decade with inaccurate incident data distorting the complexities of workplace combustible dust hazards. Now the Democrat House Committee on Education and the Workforce has reintroduced a combustible dust bill (H.R. 691) utilizing the same inaccurate incident data (approximately 10 incidents annually) as OSHA utilized in the 2009 Combustible Dust Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking ANPRM (page 2 .pdf Table 1).
NFPA Report: Fires in U.S. Industrial and Manufacturing Facilities
OSHA Combustible Dust Expert Forum (page 45 .pdf Dust Incidents Table)
The Many Uses of NFIRS Data