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Attorney Comments on the Cost of Dust Explosion Lawsuits and How Employers Can Reduce the Risk


Combustible dust explosions are a hazard in nearly every industry, and when they occur they often result in costly litigation for the company. In an interview with Powder & Bulk Solids, attorney Howard Mavity noted that an explosion and resulting litigation “can totally destroy a company’s culture and morale.” The article explains that there is no “one size fits all” method for preventing such explosions, but Mavity explains “[t]here’s a lot of different ways you can eliminate the hazards, and it’s very dependent on each plant and its processes and its materials.”

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