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NFPA 61-2008

NFPA 61: Standard for the Prevention of Fires and Dust Explosions in Agricultural and Food Processing Facilities, 2008 Edition

Protect agricultural and food processing facilities from fire and explosion hazards. Consult the revised NFPA 61.
Turn to the latest edition of NFPA 61 for requirements addressing the protection of lives and property in facilities that handle agricultural bulk materials, their by-products, and dusts. The Standard addresses construction, ventilation, and equipment, plus provides numerous other rules. Major changes make this edition a ""must.""
Only the 2008 NFPA 61 includes:
Clarified requirements for life safety and construction
Added provisions for safety devices on belt conveyors
First-time rules for proper head section venting, along with a rule requiring all filters be located outside
The important additions above, along with clarification of training requirements, make the 2008 edition essential for facility owners, safety and health consultants, and enforcers. (Softbound, 32 pp., 2008)

Content Provider
National Fire Protection Association [NFPA]


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