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Apr 04, 2019 | Written by Chris Giusto | MEP Engineering, Combustible Dust

I’ve Completed My DHA–Now What?

Once your DHA is complete, you will have a list of hazards that require implementing additional protective measures.  As discussed in my last blog, 7 Steps to Complete a Dust Hazard Analysis (DHA),  important steps must be taken after this list is generated, or the DHA will be for naught. I touched on these as steps 5 through 7 in that article, and here I will explore them in more detail.

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Mar 05, 2019 | Written by Chris Giusto | MEP Engineering, Combustible Dust

7 Steps to Complete a Dust Hazard Analysis (DHA)

This blog outlines the process of completing a Dust Hazard Analysis (DHA) as required by NFPA 652.  The term DHA is often used interchangeably with the “analysis” portion of the processes (Step 4 below), but a complete DHA process involves additional steps before and after the analysis.

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Feb 05, 2019 | Written by Chris Giusto | MEP Engineering, Combustible Dust

A Practical Guide to 5 Important Properties of Combustible Dusts

In a previous blog, Combustible Dust Fundamentals and NFPA 652, I mentioned having your dust tested to determine important properties that are critical for protecting your personnel and facility.

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Jan 03, 2019 | Written by Chris Giusto | MEP Engineering, Combustible Dust

What is a Dust Hazard Analysis (DHA)?

In my last blog I discussed Combustible Dust Fundamentals and NFPA 652 and explained some of the background as to why NFPA 652 requires a Dust Hazard Analysis.

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Dec 06, 2018 | Written by Chris Giusto | MEP Engineering, Combustible Dust

Combustible Dust Fundamentals & NFPA 652

With the compliance deadline for completing a Dust Hazard Analysis (DHA) less than two years away, and existing requirements already in place, it is a good time to revisit the “new” NFPA 652 Standard on the Fundamentals of Combustible Dust.  

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