In partnership with Dalhousie University, the New Brunswick Forest Safety Association is proud to again offer Dalhousie’s Wood Dust Explosion Prevention / NFPA Dust Compliance and Documentation Course, a 2-day program.
Fredericton NB at a venue to be determined.
This course will be delivered on May 15th and 16th 2023, from 8:30 am – 4:00 pm. There will be mid-morning and mid-afternoon breaks and an hour for lunch.
The course is delivered in 6 steps for the prevention of explosions.
Step 1: How to determine if you have an explosion risk and how severe.
Step 2: What provincial, national, or state codes apply. Generally, follows the requirements of the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA).
Step 3: Overview of effective methods for dusty control at the source.
Step 4: Dust Collection methods.
Step 5: Explosion and fire prevention requirements for dust collection and dust collection systems.
Step 6: Requirements for ongoing testing and inspection.
How to complete Compliance documentation to demonstrate that all requirements of Steps 1 through 6 are complete.
Overview of dust collection design common errors and how to correct them.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
• How to identify dust explosion risks
• What tools and resources are available to make facilities safer
• Importance of ongoing inspection and testing to ensure safety systems are operating as intended
• Awareness of key equipment design and operating parameters to meet the dust explosion protection challenges.