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Health and safety guide for plumbing, heating, and air conditioning contractors.
Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 76-127, 1976 May; :1-128
Guide intended to assist in providing safe and healthy working conditions for the workers employed by plumbing, heating, and air conditioning contractors. Frequently violated regulations at construction sites include those which pertain to: walking and working surfaces, ladders, trenches, scaffolds, and railings; exits and exit markings; exposure to fibrous material, carbon monoxide, caustics, solvents, other toxic substances, heat, cold, radiation, and noise; personal protective equipment; machinery; portable power tools; and materials handling and storage. Recordkeeping requirements are outlined and checklists included for periodic inspections.
Safety-measures; Safety-practices; Accident-prevention; Construction-industry; Hazards; Egress; Plumbers; Construction-workers; Safety-equipment; Floors; Walking-surfaces
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DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 76-127
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Page last reviewed: September 2, 2020
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division