Most commercial property owners and managers know that fire system inspections need to be done annually. But is that all that is required?
If you’ve determined that your dust is explosive, how do you protect your plant, people and equipment from combustible dust explosions? There are two methods of protection - Mitigation and Prevention.
An explosion is very different from a fire and therefore requires a different method of protection than those commonly used for fire protection, such as automatic fire sprinklers. Five conditions must exist in order for an explosion to occur, as opposed to the three that are required for a fire.