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Document ID (ISN)20675
CIS number 74-848
Year 1972
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Wilkinson E.
Title Workshop familiarization.
Bibliographic information Pitman Engineering Craft Series, Pitman House, Parker Street, London WC2B 5PB, 1972. 86p. Illus. Price: @ls0.60.
Abstract Manual intended for engineering trainees to familiarise them with the industrial environment and encourage a favourable attitude towards safe practices in factory work. 5 parts are devoted to: the individual in the factory (working environment, protective clothing, fire and fire precautions, behaviour in workshops); handling materials (lifting and carrying, use of lifting tackle, handling aids); social aspects (need for cooperation, factory jobs, office jobs); communication of ideas (sketching, simple projections, alternative projections, conventional symbols, orders and instructions); factory activity (hand tools, powered tools, use of machinery, industrial health). Examples of practical investigations on workshop familiarisation are included.
Descriptors (primary) metalworking industry; mechanical hazards; safe working methods
Descriptors (secondary) safety consciousness; machine tools; lifting tackle; manual lifting; apprentices; hand tools; training manuals; personal protective equipment; fire protection; manual handling
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Metalworking industry