August 25 - 28, 2020

Georgia World Congress Center | Atlanta, GA | USA

Combatting the Dangers of Combustible Dust: An Engineered Approach

Date: Wednesday, August 22nd from 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Session Code: MFG19
Location: B311

Sponsored and Presented by: SonicAire

Jordan Newton, Vice President of Engineering & Innovation: SonicAire

Combustible Dust continues to be a threat to the safety of facilities and employees in the wood industry.  This presentation will focus on educating attendees on the dangers of combustible dust and how to address combustible dust in their facility.  Topics covered will included: Risks and dangers associated with combustible dust, compliance with relevant NFPA and OSHA regulations, and strategies for controlling combustible dust, including the strengths of an engineered approach to housekeeping.


About the Speaker: Jordan Newton has led the engineering team at SonicAire since joining the company in 2010.  He is a graduate of North Carolina State University and a licensed professional engineer.  Prior to his career at Sonicaire, Jordan was a forensic engineer and fire scene investigator and has over 12 years of experience in fire science.  Married with three children, Jordan is currently pursuing his Masters of Business Administration.