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Document ID (ISN)59037
CIS number 92-1924
ISSN - Serial title 0212-1050 - Mapfre seguridad
Year 1991
Convention or series no.
Centro de Experimentaciˇn y Seguridad Vial (MAPFRE, Avila, Spain)
Title Safety and health in automobile repainting workshops
Original title Seguridad e higiene en talleres de repintado de automˇviles [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information 4th Quarter 1991, No.44, p.15-21. Illus.
Abstract The importance of prevention, including personal protection measures, for workers who perform painting in automobile repair shops is discussed. Explosions and fires, and contamination by substances hazardous to health are identified as major hazards in painting areas. To this effect, preventive measures are recommended. In particular, the following prevention methods against fires and explosions are recommended: reduction of the inflammation sources and availability of fire-fighting equipment. Safety signs as a constant reminder of the hazards and the use of personal protective equipment are discussed.
Descriptors (primary) fire hazards; toxic substances; painting; motor vehicle industry; explosion hazards; explosion prevention; fire prevention; service stations and repair shops
Descriptors (secondary) hazard identification; personal protective equipment
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Metal production and metalworking
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Surface treatment
Motor vehicle manufacturing industry
Road transportation