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CIBSE WA: Combustible Dust Extraction

07 May 2019 17:45 - 19:00

The Public House
Shop 2, 263 Adelaide Terrace
Western Australia


CPD Hours

CIBSE Western Australia Chapter: Combustible Dust Extraction with David McEwan, Nederman MikroPul

Event Speaker:

David McEwan, Combustible Dust Applications Manager - SE Asia, Nederman MikroPul

David has worked in the dust extraction industry since 2003, having received factory training in Germany, Poland, Norway and the Czech Republic and has played a part in developing product ranges for several combustible dust safety systems.

Event Overview:

David will present an overview of dust and fume extraction equipment and systems including the basic physics to support responsible sizing of equipment. He will also share his knowledge of hazards and hazardous applications, providing a brief overview of events and standards which have influenced the systems technology. This will be followed by information on applications guidelines, while debunking some myths on combustible dust applications.

Finally, David will review equipment options and installation guidelines for equipment to reduce risks associated with hazardous applications, including how to construct a safe system, safety equipment to protect workspace and staff, and relevant standards and their enforcement.

Event Timings:

4.45pm, for a 5.00pm start. Concludes at 7.00pm