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Combustible Dust and Storage Bin Safety

Industrial hazards of combustible dust and bin safety are of paramount importance in your safety and fire prevention plan. Combustible dust explosion hazards exist in a variety of industries, including: agriculture, chemicals, food, feed , grain, fertilizer, tobacco, plastics, wood, paper, rubber, furniture, textiles, pesticides, dyes, coal, metal processing (e.g., aluminum, chromium, iron, magnesium, and zinc), recycling operations, and fossil fuel power generation (coal).

This comprehensive combustible dust and bin entrapment and rescue workshop will focus on prevention and hands on rescue training techniques with engulfment simulator, and rescue tube education.

The four-hour workshop will be offered twice on August 21st. The first session is from 8:00 a.m. – noon. It will be repeated from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Who Needs this Training?
- General industry that has bins at risk for entrapment.
- Industries that accumulate Combustible dust as part of their production.
- Industries with on-site rescue teams, rural volunteer fire and rescue teams.
- Specific contractors that perform scheduled work when entering and working inside of storage bins.

Members: $65 + Tax
Nonmembers: $85.00 + Tax

Space is limited. Please contact Connie at the South Dakota Safety Council:

This training is being offered by the South Dakota Safety Council, National Education Center for Agricultural Safety, National Safety Council, Grain Systems Incorporated, Grow mark, and Nationwide Agribusiness.
Length: Four hours

Already offered this term; next scheduled offering to be announced.

Contact the South Dakota Safety Council at
or phone 605-361-7785 or 1-800-952-5539.