You must comply with this standard if you intend to handle or work with or if you are in close proximity to combustible dusts. This standard is intended to apply whenever combustible dusts are encountered in quantities sufficient to give rise to a fire and / or explosion. This would normally include, but is not limited to, manufacturing plants and processes (where dusts may be generated or used as part of the process) and bulk storage and handling installations.
It provides a means by which relevant parties can firstly determine whether or not risks exist within an existing or a proposed system or facility, secondly ascertain the nature of such risks, and thirdly determine the means by which the criteria for safe design, construction, operation and maintenance can be met.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required by your business.