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POUSSIERES COMBUSTIBLES [1 record]

Record 1 1990-02-01

English

Subject field(s)
  • Chemistry
  • Fires and Explosions
  • Occupational Health and Safety
DEF

...dusts and particles ignitable and liable to explode, including those resulting from the handling or processing of grain, malt and the manufacturing of flour and feed.

CONT

Most finely divided combustible materials are hazardous. Deposits of combustible dusts on beams, machinery, and other surface are subject to flash fires. When combustible dusts suspended in air are ignited, they can cause severe explosion.

Key term(s)
  • combustible dust

French

Domaine(s)
  • Chimie
  • Feux et explosions
  • Santé et sécurité au travail
DEF

poussières et particules inflammables et susceptibles d'exploser, y compris celles qui résultent de la manipulation et du traitement des grains ou du malt, et de la fabrication de la farine et des aliments pour animaux.

Key term(s)
  • poussière combustible

Spanish

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