ADOPTS WITH AMENDMENTS:

CFC 2016

Part I — Administrative

Part II — General Safety Provisions

Part III — Building and Equipment Design Features

Part IV — Special Occupancies and Operations

Part V — Hazardous Materials

Part VI — Referenced Standards

Part VII — Appendices

Heads up: There are no amended sections in this chapter.
CALIFORNIA FIRE CODE — MATRIX ADOPTION TABLE
CHAPTER 22 — COMBUSTIBLE DUST-PRODUCING OPERATIONS
(Matrix Adoption Tables are non-regulatory, intended only as an aid to the user.
See Chapter 1 for state agency authority and building applications.)
Adopting Agency BSC BSC-CG SFM HCD DSA OSHPD BSCC DPH AGR DWR CEC CA SL SLC
T-24 T-19* 1 2 1/AC AC SS 1 2 3 4
Adopt Entire Chapter X
Adopt Entire Chapter as amended (amended sections listed below)
Adopt only those sections that are listed below
[California Code of Regulations, Title 19, Division 1]
Chapter / Section
*  The California Code of Regulations (CCR), Title 19, Division 1 provisions that are found in the California Fire Code are a reprint from the current CCR, Title 19, Division 1 text for the code user's convenience only. The scope, applicability and appeals procedures of CCR, Title 19, Division I remain the same.
The equipment, processes and operations involving dust explosion hazards shall comply with the provisions of this chapter.
Permits shall be required for combustible dust-producing operations as set forth in Section 105.6.

The following term is defined in Chapter 2:

COMBUSTIBLE DUST.

Smoking or the use of heating or other devices employing an open flame, or the use of spark-producing equipment is prohibited in areas where combustible dust is generated, stored, manufactured, processed or handled.
Accumulation of combustible dust shall be kept to a minimum in the interior of buildings. Accumulated combustible dust shall be collected by vacuum cleaning or other means that will not place combustible dust into suspension in air. Forced air or similar methods shall not be used to remove dust from surfaces.

2203.2.1 Housekeeping and Maintenance

AMENDMENT
This section has been amended at the state or city level.
No person shall permit the accumulation of any flammable or explosive dust in quantities sufficient to create a fire or explosion hazard on floors, walls, ledges, or other exposed building structural members, piping, conduit, electrical equipment, or on the roof of any building on which dust may settle. Metallic dust shall be stored in tightly covered metal containers in a cool, dry place.

2203.2.2 Dust-Tight Enclosures

AMENDMENT
This section has been amended at the state or city level.
All dust producing or dust agitating machinery, such as grinding mills and separators, and all elevators, elevator legs, spouts, hoppers, and other conveyors shall be provided with casings or enclosures maintained as nearly dust-tight as possible.

2203.3 Dust Collection Systems for Rooms or Buildings

AMENDMENT
This section has been amended at the state or city level.
Every plant, factory, workshop, or other premises in which dust is produced, or is a by-product, in such quantities as to create a hazard, shall be equipped with an approved pneumatic or mechanical dust collection system designed, maintained, and operated to keep all hazardous accumulations of dust from such premises, including all enclosed and inaccessible areas, and spaces.

The fire code official is authorized to enforce applicable provisions of the codes and standards listed in Table 2204.1 to prevent and control dust explosions.

TABLE 2204.1

EXPLOSION PROTECTION STANDARDS

STANDARDSUBJECT
NFPA 61Agricultural and Food Products
NFPA 69Explosion Prevention
NFPA 70National Electrical Code
NFPA 85Boiler and Combustion System Hazards
NFPA 120Coal Preparation Plants
NFPA 484Combustible Metals
NFPA 654Manufacturing, Processing and Handling of Combustible Particulate Solids
NFPA 655Prevention of Sulfur Fires and Explosions
NFPA 664Prevention of Fires and Explosions in Wood Processing and Woodworking Facilities
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