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Document ID (ISN)28814
CIS number 78-520
Year 1977
Convention or series no.
Title Good work practices for electroplaters
Bibliographic information DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No.77-201, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA, June 1977. 32p. Illus.
Abstract Illustrated by humorous drawings and instructive sketches, this booklet aims to assist in providing a safe and healthy workplace by describing safe work practices. Aspects covered include: precleaning (hazards in use of solvents; tank cleanout); safety considerations in degreasing operations; cold cleaning operations (diphase type); caustic cleaning (tank recharging); electrocleaning; pickling; nickel, copper, chrome, zinc, iron and lead plating; dangerous chemicals (acids, alkalis, cyanide salts, chromic acid); proper storage of chemicals; personal protective equipment.
Descriptors (primary) metalworking industry; electroplating
Descriptors (secondary) iron; pickling; nickel; copper; zinc; lead; cyanides; storage; first aid; personal protective equipment; safe working methods; chromium; metal cleaning; degreasing; USA
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Metal production and metalworking
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Surface treatment
Metalworking industry