Though it can appear harmless and be overlooked entirely, combustible dust is extremely dangerous in food processing facilities. Any solid material composed of distinct particles can present a fire hazard according to the Occupational Safety & Health Administration.
Mike has more than 36 years of food plant engineering, maintenance and operational experience in the industry. His responsibilities include organizing and directing process design and packaging and automation requirements for food and beverage manufacturing facilities. Mike has expertise in beverages, condiments, frozen foods and baby foods, and has successfully led teams through plant acquisitions and integrations, closures and consolidations throughout his career.