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Pattern Shop, Core Room, Molding Shop, and Sandhandling Department.

Authors
NIOSH
Source
NIOSH 1976:36 pages
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00068919
Abstract
The health hazards found in the pattern shop, core room, molding area and sand handling room of foundries are listed in order of importance for each area. The hazards include noise, gases, solvent and epoxy vapors, mineral, silica and other dusts, microwave radiation, and metal fumes. Each hazard is described and identified, and information given on how exposures can be reduced. The worker's responsibility for using good work practices and having medical examinations are explained. A list of do's and don'ts for a healthy work environment and some brief first aid information are given.
Keywords
Foundries; Hazardous-materials; Toxic-gases; Organic-solvents; Silica-dusts; Nonionizing-radiation; Safety-practices; Exposure-limits;
Publication Date
19760101
Fiscal Year
1976
NTIS Accession No.
PB-274234
NTIS Price
A04
Source Name
NIOSH, Cincinnati, Ohio, DHEW Publication No. 77-132, 36 pages
State
OH;
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