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Document ID (ISN)48709
CIS number 87-1316
Year 1986
Convention or series no. Occupational Health Guidelines 8
Title Work in foundries
Bibliographic information Occupational Health and Toxicology Branch, Division of Public Health, Department of Health, Wellington, New Zealand, 1986. 32p.
Abstract Contents of this occupational hygiene guide: processes and health hazards in foundries; duties and responsibilities of employers and employees; health and safety committes; assessment of hazards; information; instruction and training; measures for controlling hazards; maintenance; monitoring hazards in the environment; health surveillance; keeping records. An assessment check list, a sample assessment sheet, a health questionnaire and an occupational audiometry record are given in the appendix.
Descriptors (primary) occupational hygiene; foundries; New Zealand
Descriptors (secondary) responsibilities of employers; hazard evaluation; exposure evaluation; safety and health documentation; safety and health committees; responsibilities of employees; directive
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Metal production and metalworking
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Foundries, metalcasting and forging operations