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Sadly, when it comes to managing dust explosion hazards, a mix of ignorance and arrogance, combined with the lack of a regulatory hammer - with mechanisms in place to ensure regular inspections, meaningful enforcement action and financial penalties - too often breed complacency. "If you've never experienced a dust explosion, it's easy to think, "Well, we must be doing something right," so there's a natural tendency for upper management to ignore the risk," says [Bill Stevenson]....
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