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Rendering plants - good practice for employees.

Authors
NIOSH
Source
NIOSH 1976 Apr; :1-21
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00057168
Abstract
Booklet on the good practices for employees in rendering plants processing waste animal material. The most common safety problems for renderers are steam burns, cuts, and falls. The steps that should be taken for safe work are checking of the mechanical and electrical equipment, housekeeping, right use of portable ladders, use of hard hats, control of excessive dust steam cleaning, immediate treatment of cuts and bruises, avoidance of the overloading of hoists, wearing of eye protection while using mechanical saws, measurements of noise levels, reduction of exposure to excess noise, providing fire protection systems and planning for emergencies, and training in the using of portable firefighting equipment. Other topics discussed include working in confined spaces, protection from heat, heat control in plants, working with chemicals, servicing scrubbers, handling chemicals, exposure to chlorine, using disinfectants, and first aid.
Keywords
Work-practices; Safety-practices; Eye-disorders; Hazards; Skin-disorders; Materials-handling; Noise-control; Fire-hazards; Fire-fighting; Flammable-materials; Toxic-gases; Safety-measures; Personal-protective-equipment;
CAS No.
7782-50-5;
Publication Date
19760401
Document Type
Numbered Publication
Fiscal Year
1976
NTIS Accession No.
PB-266408
NTIS Price
A03
Identifying No.
(NIOSH) 76-150
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
State
OH
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