Combustible Dust

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  • Dräger X-plore® 8000

    Dräger X-plore® 8000

    In the harshest work environments, only the most rugged equipment will do. The Dräger X-plore® 8000 is IP65 rated against dust and water, and offers intuitive handling and an ergonomic fit to keep your team safe and focused. more

  • Uniphos PID Pre-filter Tube for Benzene Specific Measurements

    Uniphos PID Pre-filter Tube for Benzene Specific Measurements

    Benzene naturally occurs in crude oil and is used to make plastics, resins, synthetic fibers, dyes, detergents, additives and coatings, and pesticides. It is a widely used aromatic hydrocarbon which constitutes 1-2% of gasoline and other fuels. more


  • Fire is Unpredictable, Nomex is not.

    Let's face it, you can never know with certainty when a fire will spark, how hot it will burn, where it will spread or how long you’ll be in danger. Because fire is such a wild card, DuPont™ Nomex® becomes the best bet. Nomex® fiber is proven, predictable and yes, safe. more

  • Does Your Gas Detection Program Need a Health Check

    Data stored within gas detectors that help safety personnel make decisions that increase workplace safety and strengthen their safety cultures often goes unused. Readers will learn how managing the data in their gas detection program will keep their people safer. more

  • Leading Refinery Optimizes its Gas Detection Program

    iNet, Industrial Scientific’s Gas Detection as a Service solution, has alleviated the maintenance challenges previously faced by a crew at a leading U.S. refinery. Additionally, iNet has provided visibility into their gas detection program that keeps workers safer. more


  • 2013 NSC Congress & Expo -- Leading Safety Into the Future

    Register today at This September, more than 13,000 safety professionals from around the world will gather in Chicago to learn best practices, network, and compare safety solutions. Watch to see safety professionals tell you, in their own words, why they return to the the world's largest annual safety event, NSC Congress & Expo, year after year. more

  • Revisions to Dust Explosion Hazards (NFPA 654)

    NFPA's Guy Colonna shares details on how NFPA Codes and Standards respond to current changes in dust explosion hazards. He will be an instructor at NFPA's Fire & Life Safety Conference in Orlando, Fla., Dec. 12-14, 2011. For more information, go to more

  • Combustible Dust Raises Explosive Issues

    OSHA estimates that 30,000 U.S. facilities are at risk for major combustible dust explosion – across all industries. So, the threat of an industrial explosion in your facility is very real. But there are steps you can take right now to protect your people and your facility from combustible dust. more