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Industrial health and safety criteria for abrasive blast cleaning operations.

Authors
Goodier-JL; Boudreau-E; Coletta-G; Lucas-R
Source
NIOSH 1974 Sep; :1-114
NIOSHTIC No.
00028649
Abstract
Existing standards and safety and health conditions are evaluated in a broad representative scope of abrasive blast cleaning operations within various industries, to recommend changes or additions to enhance ventilation, safety, and health criteria and to substantially improve personal protective equipment for abrasive blast cleaning operators and other workers in the pressure blast cleaning area. Topics include technical discussion of portable blast cleaning machines, hand-operated units within blast cleaning rooms, automatic blast cleaning machines, wet blast cleaning machines, past health and industrial accident experience, existing safety and health standards for abrasive blast cleaning, dust exposure, summary of dust exposure hazards, recommended criteria, ventilation and dust removal, sound level exposure, vision impairment, and general safety.
Keywords
NIOSH-Author; NIOSH-Contract; Contract-099-72-0083; Industrial-health; Ventilation-systems; Dust-control; Respiratory-system-disorders; Airborne-dusts; Safety-standards; Control-measures; Exposure-limits; Noise-control
Publication Date
19740901
Document Type
Numbered Publication
Funding Type
Contract
Fiscal Year
1974
NTIS Accession No.
PB-223022
NTIS Price
A07
Identifying No.
(NIOSH) 75-122; Contract-099-72-0083
NIOSH Division
DLCD
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
State
OH
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