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Document ID (ISN)46004
CIS number 86-838
ISBN(s) 0-11-883610-2
Year 1984
Convention or series no. Guidance Note GS 32
Author(s)
Health and Safety Executive
Title Health and safety in shoe repair premises
Bibliographic information HM Stationery Office, 49 High Holborn, London WC1V 6HB, United Kingdom, Nov. 1984. 11p. Illus. 9 ref.
Abstract This guidance note covers: brief description of the main types of shoe repair; machinery hazards and precautions (attaching machines, roughing and scouring machines, finishing machines, abrasive wheels, edge setting equipment, heel breasting attachment, the Naumkeag tool, stitching machines); health hazards (dust, solvents and adhesives, fire risks, electrical hazards, air receivers, personal protection equipment, lighting, floors and working spaces); training. The appendix provides a glossary of terms used in the industry and the laws and regulations applying in the United Kingdom.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; shoemakers; shoe industry
Descriptors (secondary) leather; data sheet; fire hazards; clothing; respirable dust; air pressure vessels; adhesives; nailing; sewing; stapling; polishing machines; buffing machines (leather); organic solvents; rubber solvent; personal protective equipment; electricity
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Leather, fur and footwear
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Footwear, leather and fur industry