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NFPA 61

Standard for the Prevention of Fires and Dust Explosions in Agricultural and Food Processing Facilities

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Organization: NFPA
Publication Date: 1 January 2013
Status: inactive
Page Count: 38
scope:

This standard shall apply to all of the following:

(1) All facilities that receive, handle, process, dry, blend, use, mill, package, store, or ship dry agricultural bulk materials, their by-products, or dusts that include grains, oilseeds, agricultural seeds, legumes, sugar, flour, spices, feeds, and other related materials

(2) All facilities designed for manufacturing and handling starch, including drying, grinding, conveying, processing, packaging, and storing dry or modified starch, and dry products and dusts generated from these processes

(3) Those seed preparation and meal-handling systems of oilseed processing plants not covered by NFPA 36, Standard for Solvent Extraction Plants

This standard shall not apply to oilseed extraction plants that are covered by NFPA 36, Standard for Solvent Extraction Plants.

Purpose. The purpose of this standard shall be to prescribe requirements for safety to life and property from fire and explosion and to minimize the resulting damage if a fire or explosion occurs.

Application. The requirements of Chapter 13 shall apply to all facilities, both new and existing.

Document History

January 1, 2020
Standard for the Prevention of Fires and Dust Explosions in Agricultural and Food Processing Facilities
This standard provides requirements applicable to agricultural and/or food processing facilities for managing or mitigating fire and explosion hazards of combustible agricultural or food processing...
January 1, 2017
Standard for the Prevention of Fires and Dust Explosions in Agricultural and Food Processing Facilities
This standard provides requirements applicable to agricultural and/or food processing facilities for managing or mitigating fire and explosion hazards of combustible agricultural or food processing...
September 14, 2016
Standard for the Prevention of Fires and Dust Explosions in Agricultural and Food Processing Facilities
A description is not available for this item.
NFPA 61
January 1, 2013
Standard for the Prevention of Fires and Dust Explosions in Agricultural and Food Processing Facilities
This standard shall apply to all of the following: (1) All facilities that receive, handle, process, dry, blend, use, mill, package, store, or ship dry agricultural bulk materials, their...
January 1, 2008
Standard for the Prevention of Fires and Dust Explosions in Agricultural and Food Processing Facilities
This standard shall apply to all of the following: (1) All facilities that receive, handle, process, dry, blend, use, mill, package, store, or ship dry agricultural bulk materials, their by-products,...
July 19, 2002
Standard for the Prevention of Fires and Dust Explosions in Agricultural and Food Processing Facilities
This standard shall apply to all of the following: (1) All facilities that receive, handle, process, dry, blend, use, mill, package, store, or ship dry agricultural bulk materials, their by-products,...
January 1, 1999
Standard for the Prevention of Fires and Dust Explosions in Agricultural and Food Products Facilities
A description is not available for this item.
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January 1, 1995
Standard for the Prevention of Fires and Dust Explosions in Agricultural and Food Products Facilities
A description is not available for this item.

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