Sawmills – Combustible Dust Cleanup Safety Considerations

1. The attached information has been assembled by industry in response to the recent explosions at two north interior sawmills.
2. Wood dust under the right concentrations, right properties and location can become explosive with an ignition source.
3. This information is a compilation of procedures and practices aimed at ensuring mills safely cleanup wood dust.

Link to the documents available on WorkSafeBC - Best Practices Sawmill Dust Control Group


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