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Preventing Dust Explosions

| By Geof Brazier and Mitch Rooker, BS&B Safety Systems, LLC

Household items, such as breakfast cereal, flour, corn starch and sugar are so common that many were left surprised after the 2008 combustible-dust explosion at a sugar refinery in Georgia. Heard in much of the early media coverage was the question “How…