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Process powders safely with the Wolfson Centre short course

Category Powder Handling       Hits: 3938
Powder Containment

Take the one-day Powder Containment course offered by the Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling Technology and learn how to reduce the risk of working with hazardous powders.

This course is ideal if you are handling powders and will help you to identify and assess risk within your processing system. The course also includes effective powder storage and the factors affecting the performance of materials, which will enable you to improve efficiency.

Topics include:
•    Perceptions of dust and consequences of exposure
•    Key principles and equipment for air flow capture systems including H&SE Guidance HSG258
•    Key principles and equipment for barrier systems
•    The Workplace Exposure Limit, equipment performance expectations and performance verification
•    Factors affecting performance such as ergonomics, worker behaviour and powder characteristics.
•    H&SE guidance for workplace exposure limit setting
•    Risk assessment approaches

Booking forms can be downloaded from our website There are discounts available for group /multiple bookings.

Numbers for the seminars are limited to allow delegates the time to discuss their own operational needs and problems.

Date: 12 April 2011
Venue: University of Greenwich, Medway campus, Kent
Course fees: £420 per delegate


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