Industrial Hygiene

article Apr 03, 2017

Campbell Soup: How an American Icon Ensures Dusty Ingredients Don’t Become a Powder Keg

When most people consider the fire hazards in their homes, they probably don’t think about the dry ingredients like flour, sugar and corn starch sitting in their kitchen pantry. However, for food manufacturers working with large volumes of dry ingredients, dust-related combustibility is a cause for concern. Food products account for a significant percentage of combustible dust-related incidents in manufacturing, and it is important to be aware of these hazards.