In February of 2008, a catastrophic dust explosion at a sugar company in eastern Georgia resulted in 14 worker fatalities, several severe injuries and numerous regulatory citations for the company involved. In response to this incident, the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) is currently developing a Combustible Dust Standard for General Industry. In the interim, a National Emphasis Program (NEP) was reissued in March of 2008 to aid compliance officers in the inspection of certain focus industries with the potential for the build-up of combustible dusts. These officers can utilize the General Duty Clause to cite employers until the new standard is complete.
During this webinar, we will discuss activities your company can perform to prepare for a potential regulatory inspection. These include items relating to electrical requirements, personal protective clothing, testing techniques, ventilation equipment design, housekeeping and training.
To register for this October 21st Health & Safety Compliance
webinar, visit augustmackevents.webex.com