Combustible Dust

Quality FR Clothing for Affected Industries

Combustible dust is any particle that, when suspended in air under certain conditions, can catch fire and explode. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), combustible dust is most common in the following industries:

  • Agriculture
  • Food products
  • Chemical
  • Forest and furniture products
  • Metal processing
  • Tire and rubber manufacturing
  • Paper products
  • Textile processing
  • Recycling
  • Coal handling and processing

Hazards and Standards

A number of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards and OSHA regulations contain elements that imply personal protective equipment (PPE), such as flame-resistant (FR) clothing, must be used to protect workers against the hazards associated with combustible dust.

Visit Workrite Uniform Company’s FR Information website to learn more about the safety rules related to combustible dust, as well as the ways FR clothing can help address these rules and offer protection.

Flame-Resistant Clothing

To meet the diverse needs of the numerous industries affected by combustible dust, Workrite® FR offers a wide selection of FR clothing styles, available in a variety of fabrics and colors, as well as flexible customization options. Each product is built with the quality and long-lasting durability present in all Workrite FR apparel.

Workrite FR Catalog

Consistent and long-lasting, Workrite FR provides exceptional durability, a wide selection of clothing styles and flexible customization options to fit your needs for protection, comfort and long-term value.

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Combustible Dust Tech Brief

This informational guide will give you a brief overview of combustible dust and its hazards, as well as the implementation of new requirements that will change the way risks are managed in industries where combustible dust is an issue.

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ISO 9001:2008 Certified

As an ISO 9001:2008-certified company, participant in numerous industry associations and standards-writing organizations, and owner of numerous trusted brands, Workrite Uniform’s expertise is backed by a steadfast commitment to superior protection and quality.