Dust Explosibility Testing - Queensland

Service summary

Why the Support is Provided?

Simtars provides this service to the coal industry and process industry in assessing potential explosion hazards due to dusts or powders.

What Support is Provided?

Simtars has the laboratory capability to test dust samples as to explosibility and ignitability to relevant ISO and IEC Standards and provides a written report to the client with detailed conclusions and recommendations for appropriate action.

Service type

Support Service

A service offered by government to aid in running a business.

Definition of terms


Occupational Hygiene, Environment and Chemistry Centre.


Safety in Mines Testing and Research Station.

Eligibility requirements

No specific eligibility criteria applies


Fee for service. For fee details contact Simtars.

Additional information

A brochure is available listing services and tests currently being undertaken from Simtars at the address given in this summary sheet.

Administering agency

Mines & Energy
Occupational Hygiene, Environment & Chemistry Centre

Contact details

Executive Director, Simtars

Operating address:
2 Smith Street
Queensland 4301
Mailing address:
PO Box 467
Queensland 4300






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