Dust Explosion Originally delivered Jun 24, 2009 Developed by: CCPS - Center for Chemical Process Safety Type: Archived WebinarLevel: Advanced PDHs: 1.00 Share This Post: Preview Webinar: Catastrophic dust explosions in 2003 and 2008 have placed an increased emphasis on the prevention and mitigation of dust explosions. In response to these incidents and subsequent CSB recommendations, OSHA has introduced a Combustible Dust National Emphasis Program (NEP) and has greatly increased enforcement efforts. In this presentation, Dr. Timothy Myers provides the background on dust explosions, the elements required to cause them, and the types of materials that can fuel them. He reviews the current status of dust explosion regulations and consensus standards in the United States. He presents statistics of OSHA enforcement issues, including descriptions of the most frequently issued citations. He summarizes NFPA standards for the prevention and mitigation of dust explosions, including primary prevention methods. Presenter(s): Dr. Timothy Myers Dr. Timothy Myers is an engineering consultant who assists clients in assessing combustible dust hazards in their facilities and developing mitigation methods. He is a member of several ASTM and NFPA committees responsible for standards related to assessing combustible dust and preventing and mitigating combustible dust fires and explosions. Dr. Myers has investigated catastrophic dust explosions that have occurred throughout the world. He has a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of California and is a licensed engineer in multiple states. Read more Once the content has been viewed and you have attested to it, you will be able to download and print a certificate for PDH credits. If you have already viewed this content, please click here to login. Checkout Checkout Do you already own this? Log In for instructions on accessing this content. Pricing AIChE Member Credits 1 AIChE Members $69.00 AIChE Undergraduate Student Members Free AIChE Graduate Student Members Free Non-Members $99.00 Webinar content is available with the kind permission of the author(s) solely for the purpose of furthering AIChE’s mission to educate, inform and improve the practice of professional chemical engineering. All other uses are forbidden without the express consent of the author(s).