Next General Meeting Topic: Combustible Dust
This session explores the dangers surrounding combustible dust, conditions that should raise your attention, and the control measures required to mitigate the potential for a fire or explosion. Applicable Oregon OSHA requirements, case studies, and guidance is included along with the recommended NFPA provisions
Tim is an 18 year Health Compliance Officer for Oregon OSHA in Southwest Oregon. He conducts the most complex of inspections in all industries, in particular, those inspections involving industrial hygiene sampling. Prior to joining Oregon OSHA, he was a HazMat specialist working with all types of hazardous materials, conducting and supervising asbestos abatement, lead abatement, and confined space work. He has been a Shipyard Safety Officer and a corporate Health and Safety Officer for a large military environmental remediation contractor conducting base closure cleanups throughout the Pacific. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science from the University of California.