Think your plant is safe from fires? Ask our residential NFPA expert, Megan, and she may tell you otherwise. Though her personality has plenty of spark, she’s invested her 26 years of experience in the industry to helping prevent explosions in plants like yours—and can tell you just what you need to keep your workers safe.
Articles written by Megan Thompson
May 22, 2018 by ACS
The ABCs of NFPA Valve Compliance
Key terms for your education on NFPA safety
May 16, 2018 by ACS
ACS publishes sanitary conveying tips
Read our rotary valve sanitation tips in Processing Magazine
October 04, 2017 by ACS
OSHA is sweeping combustible dust under the rug
Preventing dust explosions should be at the top of your agenda when planning plant safety, and we have the low down on how to do just that.
February 28, 2017 by ACS
Protect your workers from toxic chemicals
Breathing in toxic fumes won't give you superpowers. Here's a list of ways to avoid overexposure to toxic chemicals in your plant.
June 24, 2016 by ACS
Everything you need to know about NFPA 652
The NFPA has a new standard for combustible dust across all commodity-specific manufacturing industries worldwide. Find out what the standard includes and how to make your plant compliant.
May 25, 2016 by ACS
What you need to know about isolation devices
An explosion in your machinery doesn't have to lead to a plant-wide disaster. Read about ways to reduce the spread of flames with properly designed isolation devices and rotary airlock valves.
February 26, 2016 by ACS
ACS deconstructs deflagration
Understanding the dangers of deflagration can help you better prevent plant fires and explosions.
September 16, 2015 by ACS
What does a safe valve look like?
Without proper ventilation in a pressure conveying system, air will travel back up into the hopper, where it can release material dust into your workplace atmosphere.