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Emptying Big-Bags (FIBC)
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Started this discussion. Last reply by John Astad Jul 6, 2009.

 

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Jan 6, 2010
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Emptying Big-Bags (FIBC)

Operator safety training is an important management duty and should be repeated regularly.Type of dustPlastic additiveDescription of the plant and process• The product was supplied in a conductive Big-Bag (FIBC type C).• The Big-Bag (1) had conductive lifting handles (2) and was also fitted with earthing points (3) on the side.• The lifting hooks (4) were made of metal and connected with a plastic cable (5) to the crane.• A filling funnel (6) with sealing system (7) was used to empty the…See More
Jul 6, 2009
Brent Armstrong added a discussion to the group Combustible Dust Hazard Awareness
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Dust explosion : <b>Choosing equipment</b>

Choosing equipmentMost plant operators have been aware of the Directive 94/9/EC (ATEX), which deals with the design and development of devices and protective systems for potentially explosive atmospheres, for manyyears now.As a company which manufactures such equipment, we are often asked by buyers and planners tosupply "ATEX certified" equipment. What buyers and planners are referring to is the Directive1999/92/EC passed by the European Parliament and the Council on December 16, 1999,…See More
Jun 17, 2009
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Electrical dust explosion protection

Dust explosions Dust explosions have been known in Europe since the first cereal mills were built. There is a risk of fires and explosions in all industrial plants which have to deal with combustible dusts, whether this be as production material or as residual waste. In order to avoid danger to people, plant and the environment, electrical equipment operated in potentially explosive dust atmospheres may not be a source of ignition. The following must therefore apply to all electrical equipment:…See More
Jun 16, 2009
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Farado® - Explosion prevention

The Farado® Grounding System allows safe loading and unloading of mobile tanks (mounted on trucks, wagons or trolleys and also big bags etc....) in which flammable substances are poured at high speed generating electrostatic charges that can cause…
Jun 8, 2009
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Best Practices

All about cost reduction, case histories and industry best practices. Group leader is Troy Taylor.
Jun 4, 2009
Brent Armstrong joined John Astad's group
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Combustible Dust Hazard Awareness

The goal of Combustible Dust Group is to minimize the severity and reduce the occurrence of combustible dust related fires and explosions in the global workplace.
Jun 4, 2009
Brent Armstrong is now a member of Online Safety Community
Jun 3, 2009

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Where do you live (city, state, country)?
Germany
What industry do you work in?
Explosion
What is your job title?
International Sales consultant
What company do you work for or associate with?
Kersting GMBH Sampling + Grounding (REMBE ALLIANCE)
Do you currently use or recommend Personal Protective Equipment?
Yes
How did you find our online community?
Via Twitter
What best describes the role you play in the purchase of safety products?
Other
If Other above, please explain.
I help our customers or potential customers by their decisions for the most suitable product or solution. I accompany them by their purchase decision as a strong partner.

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Electrical dust explosion protection

Dust explosions Dust explosions have been known in Europe since the first cereal mills were built. There is a risk of fires and explosions in all industrial plants which have to deal with combustible dusts, whether this be as production material or as residual waste. In order to avoid danger to people, plant and the environment, electrical equipment operated in potentially explosive dust atmospheres may not be a source of ignition. The following must therefore apply to all electrical… Continue

Posted on June 16, 2009 at 3:53am — 1 Comment

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At 10:22am on June 8, 2009, Ken Oswald said…
Brent, Welcome to the safety community. I hope you find it is a great resource for networking, information and news through our forums, blogs and groups. I invite you to join our ergonomics group. Again welcome
At 11:11pm on June 4, 2009, Winston F. Peart, CSHM said…
Welcome, Brent,
I'm looking forward to interacting constantly with the group. We can all be a source of information and support to each other.
At 12:33pm on June 3, 2009, Troy Taylor said…
Brent, Welcome to the Community! Check out Best Practices when you get a chance and join the group. It would be great to have you as a member. Thanks!
At 11:44am on June 3, 2009, John Miley said…
Brent, welcome to the Safety Community. I hope you will find the Safety Community to be a tremendous resource to meet your goals. If you have the time, we would benefit from your knowledge and experience with Forum discussion(s).
At 8:56am on June 3, 2009, John Astad said…
Welcome to the Online Safety Community. Thats a very informative Twitter page you have on dust explosion prevention resources http://twitter.com/BrentArmstrong
 
 
 

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