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Guy Colonna details changes to NFPA's dust documents

Blog Post created by Michael Hazell Employee on Dec 14, 2011


Guy Colonna, P.E., NFPA Industrial and Chemical Engineering Division, describes the concept behind eight NFPA documents that deal with dust forming a "basis of safety". He also details some of the significant changes to NFPA's dust standards.

LOOKING BACK
Imperial_sugarRead a 2010 NFPA Journal® article that features Ron Allen, senior director for environmental health, safety, and quality at Imperial Sugar Company and a member of NFPA, who helped devise and implement safety features in all of its facilities. In this article, Alan R. Earls details the February 7, 2008, explosion at an Imperial Sugar refinery in Port Wentworth, GA, that destroyed much of the facility and killed 14 employees.

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