Dust control is a significant safety concern in agricultural and food processing facilities. NFPA 61, Standard for the Prevention of Fires and Dust Explosions in Agricultural and Food Processing Facilities, 2020 edition is a powerful resource for implementing appropriate dust control measures to reduce the risks of deadly and destructive fire and explosion hazards.
The standard governs facilities that handle bulk agricultural materials, their by-products, and other combustible dusts. Requirements cover:
NFPA 61 offers the latest provisions for helping to protect lives, property, and commodities in agricultural and food processing facilities.
Facility owner/operators, safety and health consultants, and code enforcers reference NFPA 61 for better protection of lives and property in bulk agricultural processing facilities, animal feed production facilities, starch manufacturing facilities, and food production facilities such as bakeries, cereal manufacturing facilities, snack food production, and candy manufacturing.
The 2020 edition features significant revisions, including:
Get up to date with cutting-edge provisions for managing and mitigating fire and explosion hazards of combustible agricultural or food processing dust or related particulate solids.
NFPA 61, Standard for the Prevention of Fires and Dust Explosions in Agricultural and Food Processing Facilities, provides vital information on implementing a proper dust control program. Help keep your facility safe and compliant by placing your order today.