|Document ID (ISN)||106520|
|Convention or series no.
||HSE Ceramics Information Sheet No.3
Health and Safety Executive
||Safe use of electric kilns in craft and education
||HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, Aug. 2003. 4p. 20 ref.
||http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/ceis3.pdf [in English]
||This information note gives advice on the safe use of electric kilns in the craft and education sectors. Topics covered: legal requirements; hazards from electrical kilns; requirements for the location and installation of the kiln; electrical safety; safe operation; kiln maintenance; precautions to be taken with refractory ceramic fibre linings (carcinogens); control of fumes; manual handling of the ware being fired.
||United Kingdom; pottery industry; safe working methods; kilns
||legal aspects; asbestos; fire hazards; smoke; fireproof materials; electrical safety; ventilation; preventive maintenance; data sheet; manual handling
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Materials, glass and ceramics
|Broad subject area(s)
||Industries and occupations
||Glass, pottery and related materials