Requirements of 2019 Edition of NFPA 652 Standard on Combustible Dust - On Your Way Towards Compliance?

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Thursday June 20, 2019

1:00 - 2:00 PM ET

Earn 1 Contact Hour


Gain an in-depth understanding of the National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) 652 Standard on Combustible Dust. 

NFPA 652 is the governing standard for industrial facilities that manufacture, process, blend, convey, generate, and/or handle combustible dusts or combustible particulate solids.

This webinar provides an overview of NFPA 652 and the recent changes as reflected in the 2019 edition. We’ll break down the key requirements and how the new standard directly applies to facilities and operations. 

Professionals who are involved with process safety, EH&S, process design, operations and maintenance from the chemical & processing industries will benefit.

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Learning Objectives 

Upon completion, participants will understand: 

  • The key requirements of the new NFPA 652 standard 

  • The Dust Hazard Assessment (DHA) requirement and how it applies to their facility and operations

  • The retroactive elements of NFPA 652

  • The most important changes in the 2019 Edition of NFPA 652


Presenter
Vahid-Ebadat-headshot_150x190.pngVahid Ebadat Ph.D., M.Inst.P, MIET, C.Phys. is CEO of Stonehouse Process Safety, Inc. He has worked extensively as a process safety consultant for the chemical, pharmaceutical, food, paper/wood, and other process industries globally for over 30 years. Dr. Ebadat has published many technical articles and papers and is a regular speaker on various process safety topics, including dust explosion, static electricity, gas & vapor flammability, and thermal decomposition/self-heating hazard assessment and control. Dr. Ebadat is a member of NFPA 77 Technical Committee on Static Electricity.

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