SPFS 027 : Combustible Dust Hazards & Protection

SPFS 027 : Combustible Dust Hazards & Protection

  • course description:

    This course introduces the student to the fundamentals of combustible dust hazards and protection methods, based on the standards NFPA 652 and 654.

  • course learning outcomes:

    At the end of the course, the participants will be able to;
    - Identify what constitutes a combustible dust, and the meaning and relevance of key parameters such as explosible concentration range, minimum ignition temperature, and deflagrations vs. detonations.
    - Recall heuristics specific to establishing combustible dust hazard areas.
    - Identify key types of deflagration protection methods, including explosion control and venting.
    - Analyze dust-handling systems to determine appropriate deflagration isolation and protection methods.

  • Course outlines:

    - Available on request from Jensen Hughes.

  • practical aspects of the course:


  • who should attend?

    - Business owners, environmental engineer, safety engineers, Risk Assessors and Risk Engineers, Plant Managers.

  • duration:

    2 Days


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