While there are several reasons why you might want to control dust in your business, one of the most important is its impact on your health. A few years ago, many people who worked with wood did not wear any protection.
Many of them are suffering today in terms of health. Some complaints of breathing problems. To avoid this problem, most carpenters today wear respirators. There are a lot of potential health problems that can arise if you don't take them, and they're not worth the risk.
Dust, or sawdust, in your work area is also a big problem that can be treated by dust explosive testing. Keep in mind that sawdust is leftover from combustible materials, namely wood. When ignited, it burns vigorously and rapidly.
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When the air becomes very thick with this dust, it only takes a small spark from one of your tools to cause an explosion. This is not common, but it can still happen. There is a greater risk of igniting sawdust from a spark. Wood tends to make concrete or wood floors very slippery. This is an accident waiting to happen.
Then there's another side effect of powder ending up in your paint or penetrating your tool and shortening its functionality. You may not have the tools with you for a long time, but sawdust will practically destroy them.
In addition to carefully cleaning sawdust for your health and the way you use your project and equipment, regulations may apply. This mostly applies only to the commercial sector. However, the rules are strict and the woodworking industry must follow them. This serves not only to ensure the safety of the people working there but also to fight fires.