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Document ID (ISN)29649
CIS number 78-1422
Year 1977
Convention or series no.
Title Health and safety guide for fabricated structural metal products industry.
Bibliographic information DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No.78-100, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA, Oct. 1977. 89p. Illus. 26 ref.
Abstract This booklet describes safe practices which facilitate compliance with U.S. safety and health regulations. Contents: health and safety guidelines (general philosophy, programmes, employee training, hazards in the industry, power tools, machine guarding, fire prevention, environmental controls, sprinkler systems); frequently violated regulations (walking and working surfaces, emergency exits, personal protective equipment sanitation, medical and first aid, fire protection, compressed air equipment, materials handling and storage, welding and cutting, electrical safety); recordkeeping requirements; check lists; information sources.
Descriptors (primary) USA; sheet-metal working; metalworking industry
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; storage; railings; electrical safety; hand signalling; sprinkler systems; first aid; emergency exits; personal protective equipment; fire protection; fire prevention; safe working methods; safety service records; medical supervision; 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