NIOSHTIC-2 Publications Search
Safety and health in auto body repair shops.
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. 77-229, 1977 Aug; :1-34
Good health and safety practices for workers in auto body repair shops, car and truck dealerships, truck fleet maintenance depots, and similar places of work, are outlined. The goal of this booklet is to acquaint the worker with the health and safety hazards in the typical auto body repair shop, and to make him more aware of good health and safety practices. Details are given as to the identification of hazards, equipment, air contaminants, tools, spray painting practices, personal protective equipment, fire safety, and first aid.
Work-practices; Safety-practices; Accident-prevention; Safety-measures; Air-contamination; Safety-equipment; Fire-prevention; Emergency-care; Automotive-industry
NTIS Accession No.
DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 77-229
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Page last reviewed: January 14, 2022
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division