Industries Susceptible to Combustible Dust Explosions

Any business that processes or produces materials in finely powdered form have work environments that may present a serious hazard.

  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Tobacco
  • Fossil fuel generation plants
  • Coal
  • Pesticides
  • Furniture
  • Wood
  • Paper
  • Grain
  • Food (e.g. sugar, candy, flour, feed, etc.)
  • Dyes
  • Metals (e.g. iron, aluminum, zinc, chromium, and magnesium)
  • Chemicals
  • Plastics
  • Goods
  • Rubber