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Health and safety guide for prefabricated wooden building manufacturers.
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. 76-159, 1976 Jun; :1-84
Guide intended to assist in providing a safe and healthful workplace for the workers employed in the prefabricated wooden building industry, and helping to correct some of the commonly encountered violations of the safety and health standards. Topics covered include: health and safety program; requirements for the safe operation of woodworking equipment; dust control; operating power tools; employee training; machine guarding; occupational health and environmental control; automatic sprinkler system; good housekeeping; walking and working surfaces; exits and exit markings; occupational noise exposure; hazardous materials; personal protective equipment; medical and first aid; fire protection; compressed air equipment, materials handling and storage.
Building-materials; Safety-measures; Accident-prevention; Occupational-accidents; Woodworking-industry; Safety-equipment; Air-quality-control; Preventive-medicine; Control-measures; Fire-prevention; Safety-training; Safety-practices; Noise-control; Emergency-care; Medical-care; Electrical-hazards; Safety-regulations; Respirators; Egress
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DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 76-159
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division