This course covers the hazards posed by combustible dust within general industry. The course topics include recognizing the hazards and risks associated with combustible dust, control of electrical installation hazards, and developing controls and strategies to prevent or mitigate combustible dust fires and explosions. The seminar format is a shortened version of the OSHA #7120 Introduction to Combustible Dust Hazards and omits discussions on National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standards, combustible dust definitions, and workshops. Upon course completion the student will have the ability to utilize strategies that assure employee safety in those industries that use or produce materials that generate combustible dust.
Credit Awarded: .65 CEU