|Document ID (ISN)||55218|
|Convention or series no.
National Occupational Health and Safety Commission (Worksafe Australia)
||Foundry health hazards
||Australian Government Publishing Service, GPO Box 84, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia, Dec. 1989. 22p. Illus. 15 ref.
||Safety and health guide to work in ferrous and non-ferrous foundries. Contents: identification of work elements (moulding and pattern making, coremaking, melting and pouring, shakeout or knockout, dressing and cleaning); health hazards (exposure to silica dust, carbon monoxide, metal fumes, various skin irritants and potential carcinogens; noise and vibration; heat; physical injuries); prevention and control measures (evaluation; monitoring; exposure standards; control measures; prevention of physical injuries; minimising exposure to dusts, gases and vapours; minimising the risk of heat illness; noise reduction; personal protective equipment; health assessment; education and training); first aid.
||irritants; safety guides; carbon monoxide; noise; vibration; silica; metal fume fever; metal fumes; heat stroke; injuries; hazard evaluation; personal protective equipment; data sheet; heat; carcinogens
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||Australia|
||Metal production and metalworking
|Broad subject area(s)
||Industries and occupations
||Foundries, metalcasting and forging operations