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Document ID (ISN)34344
CIS number 80-1735
Year 1980
Convention or series no.
Title Gases and vapours in workplaces in foundries
Original title Gase und Dämpfe an Arbeitsplätzen in Giessereien [in German]
Bibliographic information BIA-Information Nr.2/80, Berufsgenossenschaftliches Institut für Arbeitssicherheit, Hauptverband der gewerblichen Berufsgenossenschaften, Langwartwag 103, 5300 Bonn 1, Federal Republic of Germany, Apr. 1980. 2p.
Abstract Review of sources of toxic gases and vapours set free during coremaking, moulding and casting. A table lists typical harmful gases which arise at each process or production stage, with corresponding TLVs. Recommended measures to control harmful emanations: separation of workplaces, local exhaust ventilation, isolation of critical area by suitable ventilation, regeneration of sand, observance of supplier's recommendations as regards quantity of binders to be added, monitoring of concentrations of harmful gases in workplace air.
Descriptors (primary) toxic gases; foundries; determination in air; ventilation
Descriptors (secondary) segregation; data sheet; health engineering; Germany (Federal Republic of)
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Metal production and metalworking
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Foundries, metalcasting and forging operations
Ventilation