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Document ID (ISN)56286
CIS number 91-1299
ISBN(s) 0-11-885591-3
Year 1991
Convention or series no.
Health and Safety Commission
Title COSHH - Its application in the foundry
Bibliographic information HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1991. 18p. 25 ref. Price: GBP 4.00.
Abstract Contents of this guidance note: definition of a substance hazardous to health and types of substance found in the foundry environment; requirements of the COSHH Regulations (see CIS 89-1092), and carrying out the risk assessment programme; prevention and control of exposure (enclosure and ventilation systems, respiratory protective equipment); correct use of control measures; maintenance, examination and test of control measures; monitoring exposure; health surveillance; information, instruction and training. An appendix covers requirements for dust control during fettling and control of amine gas during core making.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; foundries; harmful substances
Descriptors (secondary) coremaking; maintenance; suppression of airborne dust; enclosure; exhaust ventilation; hazard evaluation; information of personnel; inspection; determination in air; medical supervision; fettling; comment on law; data sheet; respirators
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Metal production and metalworking
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Foundries, metalcasting and forging operations