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Health and safety guide for the miscellaneous chemical products industry.
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. 77-194, 1977 Aug; :1-80
Guide intended to assist in providing a safe and healthful work place in the miscellaneous chemical products industry. Rather than detail the various facets of unit operations, the booklet is concerned with the more general aspects of exposure to toxic substances and unsafe conditions that may be found in the peripheral activities such as maintenance and material handling. The main topics covered include: health and safety guidelines; frequently violated regulations; occupational noise exposure; hazardous materials; personal protective equipment; sanitation; medical and first aid; compressed air equipment; materials handling and storage; machine guarding; hand tools and portable power tools; welding, cutting and brazing; electrical requirements.
Industrial-hygiene; Accident-prevention; Safety-measures; Toxicology; Preventive-medicine; Chemical-industry; Noise-control; Safety-equipment; Safety-engineering; Fire-prevention; Electrical-hazards; Air-contamination; Control-measures
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DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 77-194
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division