In this comprehensive two-day course, you will learn:
- What a dust hazard analysis is, and why you need one
- The specifics of a DHA according to the NFPA 652 standard
- Methodology, including best practices in equipment and approach
- Industry-specific examples and best practices in wood, food, grains, metals, and other materials
- How to evaluate whether combustible dust is present, and the degree of risk
- How to assess credible methods of dust suspension and sources of ignition
- Guidelines for identifying potential building and security hazards
- How to assess the effects, severity, and priority
- Recommended safeguards
- Effective housekeeping methods, procedures, documentation, and recommendations
- Employee/contractor training
- Documentation best practices
- Safe Work Procedures
- Maintenance & Inspections
- Applied Explosion Protection and Prevention Equipment – Application, limitations, inspections & maintenance
- Equipment and best practices in explosion containment and venting
- Ignition source prevention strategies
- Managing change in your organization to address the risk
Date and Time
September 14-15, 2020
8am – 5pm both days (16 hours of instruction)
Materials and Meals
We will provide all course materials as well as coffee, tea, lunch, and refreshments throughout the day. Please contact us in advance if you have a food allergy or special dietary restrictions.
On successful completion of the course, Certificates of Completion will be sent to the purchaser by email for all attendees from your organization.
Best Western Plus
2402 Hwy 97 N, Kelowna, BC V1X 4J1
Class size: Limited to 25.
Payment for public course offerings is due on registration. You may pay online or request an invoice to pay by cheque (payable to the Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC). Course registration is not official until payment is received.
About the Instructor
Jeramy Slaunwhite, P.Eng, is a Mechanical Engineering graduate from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada with over 13 years of applied engineering experience. Jeramy has developed expertise in manufacturing, consulting, and governmental environments in fields including material handling, industrial ventilation, mechanical building systems, energy conservation, and project management. Jeramy’s career focus on industrial combustible dust assessment and design has developed his exceptional familiarity with the NFPA standards for combustible dust safety. Jeramy joined REMBE® Inc. in 2018 as their North American Explosion Safety Consultant. He applies his combustible dust knowledge on explosion safety solutions and technical support for various industries and applications with a focus on NFPA compliance and risk management methodology.