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Health and safety guide for textile machinery manufacturers.

Authors
NIOSH
Source
NIOSH 1978 Jan; :1-110
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00080934
Abstract
A guide intended to assist in providing a safe and healthful work place by describing safe work practices and frequently encountered violations of health and safety standards for manufacturers of textile machinery or related parts and accessories is presented. Instructions are given for organizing a health and safety program, including employee training and identification of health and safety hazards. Frequent violations of safety regulations occur in these areas: 1) walking and working surface; 2) exits and exit markings; 3) environmental control; and 4) the handling of hazardous materials and tools. Recordkeeping requirements for manufacturers are given. Additional health and safety information resources available to the manufacturer are listed. Charts concerning: 1) fire extinguishers; 2) lifting safely; and 3) emergency information are shown.
Keywords
NIOSH-Publication; Textiles-equipment; Machinery; Plant-equipment; Industrial-operations; Industrial-processes; Industrial-hygiene; Safety-equipment; Personal-protective-equipment; Noise-control; Organic-solvents; Resins; Fumes; Spraying; Safety-equipment; Safety-practices; Safety-procedures; Safety-regulations; Flammable-materials
Publication Date
19780101
Document Type
Numbered Publication
Fiscal Year
1978
NTIS Accession No.
PB83-174003
NTIS Price
A07
Identifying No.
(NIOSH) 78-146
NIOSH Division
DTS
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
State
OH
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