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Shakeout, Cleaning, Grinding, and Inspection Departments.
NIOSH 1976 Dec:32 pages
The health hazards found in the shakeout cleaning and grinding, and inspection departments of foundries are listed in order of importance for each area. They include dusts, metal fumes, noise, gases and vapors, solvents and ionizing and nonionizing radiation. Each hazard is described and identified, and information given on how exposures may be reduced. The worker's responsibility for using good work practices and having medical examinations are explained. A list of do's and don'ts for a healthy work environment and some brief first aid information are given.
Foundries; Hazardous-materials; Toxic-gases; Ionizing-radiation; Safety-practices; Exposure-limits;
NTIS Accession No.
NIOSH, Cincinnati, Ohio, DHEW Publication No. 77-104, 32 pages
Page last reviewed: September 2, 2020
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division