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Health and safety guide for construction and related machinery 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. 78-103, 1977 Aug; :1-102
Guide intended to assist in providing a safe and healthful workplace for workers employed in the manufacturing of construction and related machinery by describing both safe practices and some of the more frequently encountered violation of the safety and health hazards. The main topics covered include: health and safety program; employee training; air contaminants; general information about manufacturers of construction and related machinery; occupational health and environmental control; frequently violated regulations; walking and working surfaces; exits and exit markings; hazardous materials; spray painting; personal protective equipment; sanitation; medical and first aid; fire extinguishers; automatic sprinkler system; compressed air equipment; materials handling and storage; machinery and machine guarding; hand and portable powered tools; welding, cutting and brazing; electrical code; recordkeeping requirements.
Construction-equipment; Metalworking-industry; Air-contamination; Mechanical-assembling; Safety-measures; Accident-prevention; Safety-engineering; Fire-prevention; Industrial-equipment; Industrial-plants; Industrial-hygiene; Noise-control; Electrical-hazards; Work-practices
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DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 78-103
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division