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Reducing the risk of syngas fires or explosions when drying wood fibre

Workplaces that manufacture engineered wood products and wood pellets may be at risk of fires or explosions due to the buildup of synthesis gas (syngas) in the wood drying process. This bulletin describes the hazard and discusses some options that can help employers manage the risk.

Publication Date: Feb 2017 File type: PDF (1 MB) Asset type: Safety Bulletin Reference: WS 2017-05