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Health and safety guide for metal furniture and 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. 77-101, 1977 Aug; :1-82
Guide intended to assist in providing a safe and healthful workplace for workers employed in metal furniture and mattress manufacturing by describing safe practices and helping to correct some of the more frequently encountered violations of the safety and health standards. The main topics covered include: health and safety program; employee training; information about metal furniture and mattress manufacturers; control of exposure to hazardous substances; manual and power tools; frequently violated regulations, with emphasis on walking and working surfaces, exits and exit markings, and occupational health and environmental control; occupational noise exposure; hazardous materials; spray painting; personal protective equipment; fire protection; medical and first aid; compressed air equipment; materials handling and storage; machinery and machine guarding; welding, cutting and brazing; electrical code.
Industrial-hygiene; Accident-prevention; Safety-engineering; Furniture-industry; Control-measures; Safety-devices; Noise-control; Fire-prevention; Safety-practices; Safety-measures; Dust-control; Air-contamination; Metalworking
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DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 77-101
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division