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Document ID (ISN)28525
CIS number 78-209
Year 1977
Convention or series no.
Title Safety and health rules for employees in the drop forging industry.
Bibliographic information National Association of Drop Forgers and Stampers, Grove Hill House, 245 Grove Lane, Hansworth, Birmingham B20 2HB, United Kingdom, 1977. 26p. Illus.
Abstract Contents of this profusely illustrated booklet: safe working methods (protection of eyes, head, hands and feet, hearing protection, personal protective equipment, personal hygiene, manual lifting, ladders, good housekeeping, first aid); forge department (drop hammers, forging presses, upsetting machines, electrical upsetters, cold press work, furnaces, compressed air); grinding and polishing; die room and machine shop (electro discharge machining); material handling (steel yard workers, shearing and sawing of raw materials); mechanical handling (fork lift trucks, etc.); heat treatment department; fire precautions; corrosive substances; dangerous liquids.
Descriptors (primary) metalworking industry; drop forging
Descriptors (secondary) materials handling; United Kingdom; manual lifting; forging presses; grinding machines; data sheet; compressed air; first aid; personal protective equipment; fire protection; safe working methods; industrial furnaces
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Metal production and metalworking
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Metalworking industry
Foundries, metalcasting and forging operations