What is combustible dust and how to prevent it in your workplace?
Combustible dust is tiny particles, less than 0,5 mm, many practically invisible, with potentially hazardous effects. Combustible dust is a by-product of the manufacturing process of combustible raw material s.a. wood, grain, many chemicals and light metals. The dust can become explosive under certain conditions. Many industries are affected and need to take actions to prevent accidents causing injuries to employees and damages to facilities. In this blog article, I will introduce you to what combustible dust is and describe a few ways for you to prevent it.