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NFPA 652 FAQ

Targeting combustible dust fire and explosion risks, NFPA 652 aims to improve safety in industries faced with these potential hazards. This standard not only outlines general guidelines for managing combustible dusts, but also directs companies to industry or commodity-specific regulations. Compliance with NFPA 652 may involve laboratory tests and a Dust Hazard Analysis (DHA), depending on an initial assessment of operations and materials. Find out more about how NFPA 652 applies to your company, the time line for compliance, which lab tests are commonly carried out and what steps are involved in a DHA.