RC12: Recommendations for the prevention and control of dust explosions

  • 08 Jun 2015
  • Environmental
  • Hazardous materials
  • Processes and Equipment

These recommendations provide advice for reducing the incidence and consequences of explosions resulting from the handling and release of powders and creation of dusts in the workplace. The hazards associated with secondary explosions and the prevention of these incidents, which may cause more damage than the primary event, are also addressed.