This case study began after a fire and combustible dust explosion occurred at a wood pellet manufacturing plant. This paper will describe the incident followed by the risk-based approach to address the combustible dust hazards at this facility.

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  • The incident description at the wood pellet manufacturing plant
  • Materials properties and process description
  • The Hazard Analysis
  • The Gap Analysis
  • The Process Hazard Analysis (PHA)
  • What this risk-based approach allowed the client to do


FAI Risk Based Approach for Combustible Dust