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Document ID (ISN)67817
CIS number 96-2293
ISBN(s) 0-7176-1162-0
Year 1996
Convention or series no.
Health and Safety Commission, Foundries Industry Advisory Committee
Title The selection, use and maintenance of molten metal protective clothing
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 1996. iii, 30p. Illus. 9 ref. Price: GBP 8.50.
Abstract This guide describes the hazards of molten metal processes and outlines methods for controlling the risk. Detailed guidance is given on the choice of correct protective clothing: garments required (typical minimum requirements); type of material (flame resistance, transmission of heat); garment labelling; and clothing design (style, fit, comfort and reliability). Additional protective equipment is briefly described along with training in its use and maintenance, care of clothing, supervision, and financial costs.
Descriptors (primary) protective clothing; foundries; molten materials; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) materials for personal protection; economic aspects; information of personnel; comfort criteria; molten metal splash resistance
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Personal protection
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Foundries, metalcasting and forging operations
Protective clothing