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Health and safety guide for highway and street construction.

Authors
Anonymous
Source
NIOSH 1978 Oct; :1-137
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00108445
Abstract
Guidelines for safe work practices in the highway and street construction industry (SIC-1622) are presented. Hazards are identified and specific preventive measures are proposed. Regulations relating to walking and working surfaces, environmental control, noise, hazardous materials, personal protective equipment, asphalt paving, mobile asphalt units, concrete paving, mobile concrete mixing units and temporary heating devices are reviewed, along with regulations for heavy earthmoving and handling equipment, materials handling and storage, medical and first aid, fires, compressed air equipment, machine guarding, hand and portable powered tools, welding and cutting, explosives, traffic signs and signals and electrical devices. Record keeping procedures for accurate accident reports are described.
Keywords
NIOSH-Author; Construction-workers; Safety-measures; Industrial-hazards; Work-practices; Industrial-equipment; Emergency-care; Industrial-safety
Publication Date
19781001
Document Type
Numbered Publication
Fiscal Year
1979
NTIS Accession No.
PB82-109612
NTIS Price
A08
Identifying No.
(NIOSH) 78-196
NIOSH Division
DTS
SIC Code
1622
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
State
OH
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