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Document ID (ISN)29490
CIS number 78-1125
Year 1977
Convention or series no.
Title Health and safety guide for metal furniture and mattress manufacturers.
Bibliographic information DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No.78-101, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA, Aug. 1977. 78p. Illus.
Abstract Illustrated by humorous drawings and instructive sketches, this booklet describes safe practices, encouraging compliance with U.S. health and safety regulations. Contents: health and safety programme; employee training; general information for manufaturers of this type of furniture for office and household use; occupational health and environment control; control of exposure to hazardous substances; frequently violated regulations (walking and working surfaces; the standard guard rail and toeboard, fixed industrial stairs, portable ladders, fixed ladders; exits and exit markings; paints; orgnic solvents; cotton dust; chromic acid); noise; hazardous materials; spray painting; personal protective equipment; fire protection; medical and first aid; compressed air equipment; materials handling and storage; machinery and machine guarding; hand and portable powered tools; welding, cutting, and brazing; the National Electrical Code, etc.; recordkeeping; checklists; information sources.
Descriptors (primary) mattress making; sheet-metal working; metalworking industry; USA
Descriptors (secondary) occupational hygiene; plant safety and health organization; materials handling; safety devices; indoor communication ways; harmful substances; machinery; paint spraying; compressed air; ladders; hand tools; 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; power-driven hand tools
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Metal production and metalworking
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Clothing and finished textile products industry
Metalworking industry