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A Prescription for Battery Workers.
NIOSH 1976 Mar:26 pages
This practical safety booklet for battery workers describes the hazards that may exist in lead acid storage battery plants and the illness or injuries that may be caused by the hazards, and it points out what to do if a hazard is recognized. Topics include health hazards from lead dust and fumes, sulfuric acid, heat, noise, unsanitary conditions, fire hazards and prevention, personal protective equipment and first aid. It summarizes the hazards and controls and points out the responsibilities of the worker and the employer.
Storage-battery-industry; Safety-measures; Safety-education; Information; Safety-equipment; Safety-attitude; Protective-measures; Safety-training; Industrial-health; Control-measures; Safety-practices; Toxic-substances; Accident-prevention; Safety-standards; Safety-rules; Lead-dusts; Lead-fumes; Lead-poisoning; Thermal-stress; Noise-pollution;
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DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 76-153
Division of Technical Services, NIOSH, Cincinnati, Ohio, HEW Publication No. (NIOSH) 76-153, 26 pages
Page last reviewed: September 2, 2020
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division