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Exponent Engineer Appointed Chair of National Fire Protection Association Committee


January 21, 2013

Dr. Timothy J. Myers, Ph.D, P.E., CFEI, CFI, Principal Engineer, was recently appointed the chair of the National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) Agricultural Dusts Committee. The committee is responsible for NFPA 61: Standard for the Prevention of Fires and Dust Explosions in Agricultural and Food Processing Facilities. The standard is intended to prevent or mitigate combustible dust fires and explosions in a variety of facilities including bakeries, grain elevators, and chocolate processing plants. More information on NFPA 61 can be found at the NFPA’s website.