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Health and safety guide for textile 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. 78-146, 1978 Jan; :1-110
A guide intended to assist in providing a safe and healthful work place by describing safe work practices and frequently encountered violations of health and safety standards for manufacturers of textile machinery or related parts and accessories is presented. Instructions are given for organizing a health and safety program, including employee training and identification of health and safety hazards. Frequent violations of safety regulations occur in these areas: 1) walking and working surface; 2) exits and exit markings; 3) environmental control; and 4) the handling of hazardous materials and tools. Recordkeeping requirements for manufacturers are given. Additional health and safety information resources available to the manufacturer are listed. Charts concerning: 1) fire extinguishers; 2) lifting safely; and 3) emergency information are shown.
NIOSH-Publication; Textiles-equipment; Machinery; Plant-equipment; Industrial-operations; Industrial-processes; Industrial-hygiene; Safety-equipment; Personal-protective-equipment; Noise-control; Organic-solvents; Resins; Fumes; Spraying; Safety-equipment; Safety-practices; Safety-procedures; Safety-regulations; Flammable-materials
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DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 78-146
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Page last reviewed: April 12, 2019
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division