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Document ID (ISN)29486
CIS number 78-1124
Year 1977
Convention or series no.
Title Health and safety guide - Tool, die and precision machining industry.
Bibliographic information DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No.77-198, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA, July 1977. 69p. Illus.
Abstract Illustrated by instructive drawings, this booklet describes safe practices, helping to correct some of the more frequently encountered violations of safety and health standards. Chief contents: guidelines (health and safety programme, employee training, housekeeping, machine guarding, power tools, environmental control); the industry and its hazards; frequently violated regulations (walking and working surfaces, exits, harmful materials, noise, personal protective equipment, sanitation, medical and first aid, fire protection, compressed air, materials handling, welding, cutting and brazing, electrical safety); recordkeeping; check lists; information sources.
Descriptors (primary) USA; tool making industry; metalworking industry; machining
Descriptors (secondary) power-driven hand tools; plant safety and health organization; safety devices; welfare facilities; indoor communication ways; harmful substances; manual lifting; compressed air; ladders; railings; electrical safety; noise control; first aid; emergency exits; personal protective equipment; fire protection; safety service records; directive; welding and cutting; safety training in industry; check lists; materials handling
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Metal production and metalworking
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Metalworking industry